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.
The Problem Question for the 5th annual DCU National Moot Court Competition is now available. The competition, kindly sponsored by Matheson solicitors, is open to all students taking law as a major component of their undergraduate degree at third-level institutions across the island of Ireland. It will take place in the Criminal Courts of Justice on Saturday November 15th, but written submissions must be received by Friday November 7th. The information package, including the problem question, is available here.
Event Begins: Thu September 04, 2014 - 9:00am
The provisional programme for the inaugural School of Law and Government conference - 'Judges, Politics and the Irish Constitution - is now available. It includes details of the opening plenary, the panels and chairs, directions and contact information etc.