COVID 19 & Criminal Courts

'COVID-19 & Criminal Courts' event to be held on 13 October

How do we ensure the right to fair trial is upheld during a pandemic? Is technology the answer?

Various aspects of this question will be discussed by the panel members. Together they will shed new light upon the issues facing Courtrooms and criminal proceedings during a pandemic. The speakers will present their views for 15-20 minutes after which there will be time for questions and answers. The seminar is free of charge and no registration is required.

Chair: Dr. Vicky Conway, Lecturer Criminal Law Dublin City University


Dr. Ciara Bracken-Roche, Maynooth University

Policing COVID19, Drones & Fundamental Rights

Dr. Mark Coen, University College Dublin

Right to trial by jury during COVID19

Catherine Friend, Waterford Institute of Technology

Impact of digital hearing on perceived credibility of witnesses

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