Mental Health and Criminal Law Seminar - 23rd January 2015
ACJRD, in association with the Irish Mental Health Lawyers Association and Dublin City University, held a seminar on "Mental Health and Criminal Law" at the Law Society of Ireland on Friday, 23rd January, 2015.
From an Irish perspective, Mr. Tom O'Malley, National University of Ireland, Galway, presented his paper "Mental Disorder and Proportionate Punishment" and Ms. Aine Hynes, Irish Mental Health Lawyers Association, presented her paper "Operating The Criminal Law (Insanity) Act: a Legal Practitioner's Perspective". Aine Hynes - Presentation The seminar was chaired by Judge John O'Connor.
The evening was a great success.
(Back: L-R): Maura Butler, ACJRD Chairperson; Dr Yvonne Daly, DCU; Joan Doran, IMHLA; Finbarr O’Leary, ACJRD
(Front: L– R): Judge John O’Connor; Kris Gledhill, University of Auckland; Tom O’Malley, UCG; Áine Hynes, IMHLA