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Special Edition of the Irish Criminal Law Journal Celebrating 20 Years of the Centre for Crime, Justice & Victim Studies

03.11.2017
Special Edition of the Irish Criminal Law Journal Celebrating 20 Years of the Centre for Crime, Justice & Victim Studies Special Edition of the Irish Criminal Law Journal Celebrating 20 Years of the Centre for Crime, Justice & Victim Studies

Special Edition of the Irish Criminal Law Journal Celebrating 20 Years of the Centre for Crime, Justice & Victim Studies

The current edition of the Irish Criminal Law Journal is a special edition which celebrates the work of the Centre for Crime, Justice & Victim Studies. The centre is 20 years old this year and this special edition is part of a number of initiatives to mark this significant milestone in the life of the centre. The editors are Dr. Susan Leahy (co-director, CCJVS) and Dr. Margaret Fitzgerald-O'Reilly (CCJVS staff member). All contributions are from CCJVS members and highlight the innovative research which is being conducted in the centre. The articles in the special edition include: 

  • Tom Kiely and Susan Leahy, ‘Responding Effectively to Domestic Burglary: A Critique of the Criminal Justice (Burglary of Dwellings) Act 2015’.
  • Shane Kilcommins and Eimear Spain, ‘GSOC, the legislative process, and the privacy rights of citizens’.
  • Michelle Stevenson, ‘Trial by hard numbers and computer software?: Why the presumption of innocence may be imperilled when mixed DNA evidence is presented in court in Ireland’.
  • Kevin Sweeney, ‘Solicitors in Garda Stations: in or out?’
  • Mary Elizabeth Tumelty, ‘Doctors, death, and the Irish criminal law: Examining the case for reform’.