(UCC): Reforming Abortion Law Comparative Perspectives | 22 March 2013

On March 22 2013, the Centre for Criminal Justice and Human RightsFaculty 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)

Venue: Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, College Road, Room G_06, University College Cork

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/

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