Noeline Blackwell appointed to UCD leadership amid sexual harassment scandal

Human rights lawyer Noeline Blackwell, who heads Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC), has been appointed to the governing body of University College Dublin (UCD) in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal.

Published 10 September 2020

Asylum seeker wins UCD scholarship

An asylum seeker who struggled with homesickness, depression and the challenges of living in Direct Provision has accepted a scholarship to study law at University College Dublin (UCD).

Published 7 September 2020

Gardaí investigating alleged racist attack against PhD researcher

Gardaí have opened an investigation into an alleged racist attack against a PhD researcher at UCD Sutherland School of Law.

Published 18 August 2020

Sarah Fulham-McQuillan: Constitutional law may support mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations

Dr Sarah Fulham-McQuillan, assistant professor at UCD Sutherland School of Law, considers the legal basis for mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations.

Published 4 August 2020

Cognitive behavioural therapy has 'significant' impact on reoffending

The use of cognitive behavioural therapy techniques have had a "significant" impact on reoffending, according to new government research.

Published 27 May 2020

UCD students triumph in National Moot Court Competition 2019

Law students Caoimhe Gethings and Andrea Whelton of UCD Sutherland School of Law have emerged as winners of the 10th National Moot Court Competition.

Published 21 November 2019

Documents from 20 years of Direct Provision published for first time

Over 20 years of documents relating to the Direct Provision system have been published for the first time by a legal academic as part of a new project exploring how the system emerged and developed.

Published 6 November 2019

#InPictures: Matheson and UCD conference explores culture and governance in financial services

Financial services experts explored the Central Bank of Ireland's new Senior Executive Accountability Regime (SEAR) at a conference jointly hosted by Matheson and UCD Sutherland School of Law today.

Published 22 October 2019

Former Labour Court chair Dr Kevin Duffy awarded honorary UCD degree

Former Labour Court chair and barrister Dr Kevin Duffy has been awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws by UCD Sutherland School of Law.

Published 16 September 2019

German academic Dr Nina Leuck awarded EU funding to research at UCD School of Law

German academic Dr Nina C. Leuck has been awarded funding from the European Commission to carry out research at UCD Sutherland School of Law on refugee education.

Published 13 September 2019

Law student diversity initiative launched by UCD in partnership with Mason Hayes & Curran

A new initiative to encourage greater diversity and inclusion in the legal profession has been launched by UCD Sutherland School of Law in partnership with Mason Hayes & Curran.

Published 9 September 2019

Dr Sarah Fulham-McQuillan appointed assistant professor in constitutional law at UCD

Dr Sarah Fulham-McQuillan has been appointed assistant professor in constitutional law at UCD Sutherland School of Law.

Published 22 July 2019

UCD's Eoin Carolan and TJ McIntyre take up professorial appointments

University College Dublin legal academics Dr Eoin Carolan and Dr TJ McIntyre have been promoted to the posts of full professor and associate professor respectively.

Published 26 June 2019

Over 100 students examine future of the law at UCD Student Legal Convention 2019

Over 100 law students from universities across Ireland examined the future of the law at the sixth annual UCD Student Legal Convention yesterday.

Published 4 March 2019