Developing Clinical Legal Education in Ireland,26-27 April, 2013
Conference Agenda

        


PUBLIC INTEREST LAW ALLIANCE (PILA) AND SCHOOL OF LAW, NUI GALWAY CONFERENCE
DEVELOPING CLINICAL LEGAL EDUCATION IN IRELAND
26-27 APRIL 2013
GALWAY

VENUE:         ÁRAS MOYOLA
                       North Campus, NUI Galway
                       Off Upper Newcastle Road/Moycullen Road
                      
                       Please Click Here to download map of campus, Áras Moyola is No. 11 
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CONFERENCE AGENDA

Friday, 26 April

2:00-2:30 PM: Welcome and Registration

2:30-4:15 PM: Opening Plenary Session Panel

Chair: Noeline Blackwell, Director-General, FLAC
  
2:30-2:40 PM: Introductory Comments: Larry Donnelly, NUI Galway

2:40-3:10 PM: Setting the Landscape: Existing Clinical Programmes at Irish Law Schools (various participants)

3:10-4:15 PM: Keynote Address (Q&A to follow): Kevin Kerrigan, Executive Dean, Faculty of Business and Law, Northumbria University

4:15-4:30 PM: Short Break

4:30-6:30 PM: Plenary Session Panel II

Chair: Larry Donnelly, NUI Galway

Dr. Liam Thornton, UCD: “Building a Culture of Clinical Legal Education in Ireland”
David Fennelly, TCD: “Learning How to Learn from Experience: Exploring the Educational Added Value of Clinical Legal Education”
Dr. Cliodhna Murphy, DCU: “Building Sustainable Approaches to Clinical Legal Education in Ireland: Integrating Clinical Methods into the Law School Experience”
Kieran Durcan, University of Lincoln: “Developing a Law Clinic: Serving What Interests?”

7:30 PM: Conference Dinner (Aula Maxima, NUI Galway Campus)

Saturday, 27 April

9:30-11:30 AM: Plenary Session Panel III

Chair: Dr. Liam Thornton, UCD

Ilana Buschkin, NUI Maynooth: “Integrating Skills-Based Education into the Irish Legal Curriculum: Developments at NUI Maynooth”
Dr. Mary Rogan, DIT, and Liam Herrick, IPRT: “Community-based Learning and Prison Research”
Dr. Eimear Spain, UL: “Teaching Legal Writing Using the Web: Possibilities and Practicalities”
Hugo Kelly, NUI Galway: “The Law Library and Clinical Education”

11:30-11:45 AM: Short Break

11:45-12:45 PM: Plenary Session Panel IV

Chair: Dr. Mary Rogan, DIT

Freda Grealy, Law Society: “Mobile Professional Learning for the Legal Profession: A Student-Centred Approach”
Rory O’Boyle, Northumbria University: “Implementing Clinical Legal Education Methods in a Continued Professional Education Context: A Case Study on the Use of Standardised Clients To Teach and Assess Solicitor-Client Communication Skills”

12:45-2:15 PM: Working Lunch: Irish Clinical Legal Education Association (ICLEA) and Developing Clinical Legal Education in Ireland

CONFERENCE CLOSES

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