Constitutional Law
Summer
School
Belfast, Northern Ireland
07 – 09 August 2019
Constitutional
Law Summer
School
Belfast, 07 09 August
2019
You are invited to join the Attorney General and
expert speakers in exploring major constitutional
law issues drawing on the particular perspective
of Northern Ireland. This year we are particularly
pleased to welcome Lord Lloyd-Jones JSC as our
keynote speaker.
Cost
The cost to attendees is £200 for the full three day programme, or £40 per
session. Tickets for the conference dinner are an additional £40.
CPD
Accr
editation
Participation in the summer school attracts 15 hours CPD accreditation.
Wednesday 07
August
Session 1 (10am 12.30pm)
Clayton Hotel
Part 1:
A public law
revolution in May
2019?
Speaker
The Attorney General
Part 2:
Devolution and
good government:
interim thoughts on
the RHI Inquiry
Speakers
The Attorney General
TBC
Session 2 (1.30pm – 4pm)
Clayton Hotel
Language,
interpretation and
constitutional values
Speakers
Key note speaker
Lord Lloyd-Jones,
UK Supreme Court
Judge Dr. Ildikó Marosi, Constitutional
Court of Hungary
Thursday 08
August
Session 3 (10am 12.30pm)
Inn of Court
The European Convention
on Human Rights:
perspective from
Strasbourg and the UK
Speakers
Pamela McCormick, European Court of
Human Rights
A panel of practitioners
Session 4 (1.30pm – 4pm)
Law Society House
Part 1: Brexit and its
effects
Speaker
James Mure QC, Faculty of Advocates
Part 2: Government and
the search for solutions:
the Irish Language as
case study
Speakers
Mr Justice Richard Humphreys
The Attorney General
Evening dinner
at
Titanic Hotel Belfast
(
from 6.30pm)
Titanic Quarter
8 Queens Road
Belfast
BT3 9DT
Friday 09
August
Session 5 (10am 12.30pm)
Clayton Hotel
Rights, nationalities, and
traditions in constitutional
context
Speakers
Prof. Ferenc Hörcher, National University
of Public Service, Hungary
Juris Rudevskis, European Court of
Human Rights
Session 6 (1.30pm – 4pm)
Clayton Hotel
Part 1: Domesticating EU
law: legislative quality and
the Brexit challenges
Speakers
Léonie McLaughlin, Office of the
Legislative Counsel
Part 2: Dealing justly with
the past in Northern
Ireland: a constitutional
imperative?
The Attorney General
Closing drinks
r
eception
4pm – 6pm
Conference accommodation
Clayton
Hotel
22 Ormeau Avenue, Belfast BT2 8HS. Limited
availability of discounted rate of £130 per
night bed and breakfast on quoting Attorney
General to reservations.
Queen’s
University, Belfast
Rooms are also available at Queens University:
Single en-suite room - £45 per night B&B
https://www.qub.ac.uk/accommodation/Sum
mer-Accommodation/
Conference dinner
A conference dinner will be held
on the evening of Thursday 08
August in the Titanic Hotel,
Belfast. Delegates who wish to
attend the conference dinner
should indicate this (along with
any dietary requirements) when
booking. The price of the
conference dinner is an
additional £40.
Booking form for the Constitutional Law Summer School
Name
Company
Email
Telephone
Booking options and
costs
The cost is £200 for the full 3 day programme or £40 per session.
Please tick as appropriate:
The full
event
Session 1: A public law revolution in
May 2019? / Devolution and good
government
Session 2: Language, interpretation
and constitutional values
Session 3: The ECHR: perspectives
from Strasbourg and the UK
Session 4: Brexit and its effects /
Government and the search for
solutions: Irish Language case
study
Session 5: Rights, nationalities,
and traditions in constitutional
context
Session 6: Domesticating EU law /
Dealing justly with the past
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Conference dinner
Please tick if you would like to attend the conference dinner on Thursday 08 August
Special dietary requirements
Please return completed forms to contact@:attorneygeneralni.gov.uk or by post to PO
Box 1272, Belfast BT1 9LU.
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