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Martin Tansey Memorial Lecture 2011

The 4th annual ACJRD Martin Tansey Memorial Lecture took place on Wednesday 11th May 2011 in the Criminal Courts of Justice, Dublin.

Dr. Shane Kilcommins of the Faculty of Law, at the University of Cork gave the lecture entitled: Where is our Criminal Justice System Going? This was well received by the audience which included staff members from many of the main Government agencies related to Criminal Justice and other members of the Criminal Justice community. The Probation Service of which Martin was a founding Director were well represented by several staff members including their Director Michael Donnellan.

Dr Kilcommins is a graduate of UL (BA 1994), University of Wales, Aberystwyth (Ph.D. 1999) and University College Cork (MA, 2007). He lectured in Aberystwyth and WIT before taking up his current position at UCC in 2001. He is an examiner in criminal law for the Law Society of Ireland, and an external examiner at UCD, DIT, and AIT. Dr Kilcommins is also deputy editor of the Judicial Studies Institute Journal and the Irish Law Quarterly and acts as a lay member on mental health tribunals. Shane is also currently serving on the ACJRD Council

Dr Kilcommins paperĀ is available here.

Click here for an audio recording of this lecture.