The Socio-Legal Research Centre, based in the
School of Law and Government at DCU,
focuses on the social, cultural and economic
context in which laws are made and enforced.
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The SLRC fosters academic research on a broad range of legal issues, evaluating the impact of legal rules on the society in which they operate and considering the influence of society on the development of the law.
Members of the SLRC are engaged in significant research projects and their findings are published in national and international journals, books and policy documents.
Members also lecture on undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at DCU and supervise postgraduate research degrees.
Dr Clíodhna Murphy has been invited to speak at the Academy of European Law Annual Conference on EU Migration Law, which will take place on 13 and 14 May 2013. Dr Murphy will be speaking on recent jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights on Regular Migration.
Our government colleague within the School of Law and Government, Dr Iain McMenamin, has written a book on the financing of political parties which was launched last night in the Royal Irish Academy by the Minister for Education and Skills Ruairí Quinn.