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School of Law staff participate in Association for Criminal Justice and Development (ACJRD), 4th Annual Irish Criminal Justice Agencies Conference

10.07.2017
School of Law staff participate in Association for Criminal Justice and Development (ACJRD), 4th Ann School of Law staff participate in Association for Criminal Justice and Development (ACJRD), 4th Ann

A number of staff and researchers from the School of Law were delighted to participate in the Association for Criminal Justice and Development (ACJRD), 4th Annual Irish Criminal Justice Agencies Conference, ‘Youth Justice Policy in Ireland: Where to Next?’, which was held on July 4th in Dublin Castle. The Centre for Crime, Justice and Victim Studies was represented at the event by Dr Susan Leahy (co-director of the CCJVS), Dr Margaret Fitzgerald-O’Reilly and PhD candidate, Mr Philip Smyth. Dr Leahy chaired a workshop on ‘The Victims of Young Offenders’. During this workshop, a paper was delivered by Dr Johnny Connolly, postdoctoral researcher in the School of Law. Dr Catherine Naughton and Mr Eoin O’Meara Daly, researchers on the Greentown project in the School of Law, also presented their research in another workshop, ‘Dealing with Prolific Offending- Research and Future Practice’. School of Law LLM student, Beth Duane, currently engaged in an internship with the ACJRD, acted as a rapporteur and administrative helper on the day of the conference.