On March 22 2013, the Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights, Faculty of Law, UCC will host a conference on Reforming Abortion Law: Comparative Perspectives. This event is part of the Gender, Law and Sexuality research initiative in the Faculty of Law, supported by the Irish Research Council and Dean of Law Strategic Fund. Convened by Prof. Siobhán Mullally and Dr Claire Murray, this event will mark the launch of the Gender Law and Sexuality (GLAS) research initiative in the Faculty of Law, University College Cork. This initiative supports collaborative and interdisciplinary research in UCC Law including in fields of human rights law, health and medical law, employment law, migration and refugee law, criminal justice and family law.
Registration for this conference commences at 1 pm, with the conference starting at 1.30 pm.
Chair: Hon. Mr. Justice Seán Ryan, High Court (Chair of Expert Group on the judgment in the A ,B and C v Ireland)
Speakers Minister for Health, Dr James Reilly T.D. (invited)
Professor Carol Sanger, Barbara Aronstein Black Professor of Law, Columbia University NY
Professor Blanca Rodriguez Ruiz, Dept of Law, University of Sevilla, Spain
Dr Ruth Fletcher, Dept of Law, Keele University, UK
Johanna Westeson, Centre for Reproductive Rights
Professor Siobhán Mullally, University College Cork
Dr Claire Murray, University College Cork
Natalie McDonnell, Barrister at Law (invited)
BOOKING DETAILS: Registration Fee: €40 Trainee Solicitors and Barristers €15 Students: €10
Online booking and fee payment available at: https://www.uccconferencing.ie/product/reforming-abortion-law-comparative-perspectives/