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Abstracts and papers are available below the programme:

Programme

Session 1: September 5th 13.45 - 15.15 Grace Howard Room

1A. Gerard Coffey (Limerick),
      Benefit of Clergy, Criminous Clerks and the Development of the Double Jeopardy Principle
1B. Pat McInerney (NUI Galway),
     The Historical Impact of the Social and Political Landscape on the Criminal Justice Process
1C. Hannah Quirk (Manchester),
      The Politics of the Right to Silence

Session 2: September 5th 13.45 - 17.15 Grace Howard Room

The Politico- Legal History of War Crimes

2A: Sascha Bachmann (Portsmouth)
      Nuremberg revisited - new threats to peace and the changing perception of the legacy of Nuremberg in the 21st century
2B: Lorie Charlesworth (Liverpool John Moores  )
      Legal Politics and War Crimes in Historical Perspective  
2C: Onder Bakircioglu (Queens, Belfast)
       Just War in the Christian Tradition

Session 3 September 6th 09.00 - 10.30 Grace Howard Room

3A. Danuta Mendelson (Deakin)
      Punitive Damages and Politics in the Eighteenth Century
3B. Judith Rowbotham (Nottingham Trent)
      Two Victorian Moral Panics, or the Political Dimension to Discussing Crime 

Session 4 September 6th 13.30 - 15.00 Grace Howard Room

4A. Thomas Mohr (UCD),
     The Privy Council Appeal as a Minority Safeguard for the Protestant Community of the Irish Free State, 1922-1935
4B. Donal Coffey (UCD),
       The Need for a New Constitution: Irish Constitutional History 1932-1935
4C. Noelle Higgins (Dublin City U),
      The role of the judge in Brehon law in Early Ireland

Available Papers and Abstracts

Just War in the Christian Tradition by Onder Bakircioglu.
Punitive Damages In The 18th Century by Danuta Mendelson.
The Politics of Reporting from the Victorian Law Courts Judith Rowbotham, by Judith Rowbotham.
Benefit of Clergy, Criminous Clerks and the Development of the Double Jeopardy Principle by Ger Coffey .
The Politics of the Right of Silence by Hannah Quirk .
The Historical Impact of the Social and Political Landscape on the Criminal Justice Process by Pat McInerney.
The Privy Council Appeal as a Minority Safeguard for the Protestant Community of the Irish Free State, 1922-1935 by Thomas Mohr.
The Need for a New Constitution: Irish Constitutional History 1932-1935 by Donal Coffey.
Regulating Early Irish Society: The Judge in Brehon Law by Noelle Higgins.