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Save the Date: Wednesday, 12th June 2024

Save the Date: ACJRD are delighted to announce that the Irish Criminal Justice Agencies Conference (ICJA) on the theme of 'Navigating Mental Health in the Criminal Justice System' will take place on Friday, 4th October 2024 (full day) in Dublin Castle. 

In a big change for ACJRD, Maura Butler retired as Chairperson at our Annual Conference on 12 June, having taken up the role in 2007. Mary Griffin, CEO and Under Treasurer of the King’s Inns, has taken up the role from Maura.

Latest Updates

The Contribution of the United Nations War Crimes Commission to International Criminal Law Hybrid workshop, 12 July.

Commemoration of the Day of International Criminal Justice, 17 July, New York.

2024 Forum on Criminal Justice, 11-13 August, Washington, DC.

ICLPS 2024: International Conference on Law and Political Science, August 29-30, Dublin.

ICLP 2024: International Conference on Law and Politics, August 29-30, Dublin.

Save the date: The Irish Criminal Justice Agencies Conference, 4 Oct.

Supporting people with communication needs in the justice system - training cancelled.

The 2024 Martin Tansey Memorial Lecture - paper available to download.

ACJRD Juvenile Justice seminar - recording available for ACJRD Members, and presentations available for download.


ACJRD Newsletter

ACJRD's latest newsletter is now available - with information on ACJRD's events calendar of conferences and seminars, ACJRD members' upcoming events and recent publications, along with other news...

Latest Updates

RFQ for A Research and Summative Evaluation of the Barnahus West Project.

Administrators in the fields of Crisis management and Migration and internal security, deadline 9 July, at 12 noon.

Research Assistant with a knowledge of EU law, DANCING project, deadline 9 July.

Assistant Parliamentary Counsel Grade II and Advisory Counsel Grade III, Office of the Attorney General, deadline 11 July.

Eurojust Traineeships: 24/EJ/TRN/01 to 24/EJ/TRN/05, deadline 12 July at 12 noon.

Chairpersons of new Local Community Safety Partnerships.

Le Chéile Mentoring Volunteer Mentors, Dublin City and North Dublin.

Maynooth University: MA in Comparative Criminology and Criminal Justice.

DCU: Policing, Crime and Security. 

University of Limerick: Human Rights in Criminal Justice, Applied Policing and Criminal Justice.

Call for Articles: The Irish Criminal Law Journal

Membership of ACJRD for 2024 is now due for renewal, so we will shortly be in contact with our members.

Benefit from reduced prices and priority access to Conference, Seminars and Networking events... 

Since our move to a new mailing list provider, Mailjet, took place on 1st January 2024 we have removed anyone from the ACJRD mailing list who has not opted-in.

Why do I have to opt-in again? ACJRD have moved to a new mailing list provider, Mailjet, and to comply with GDPR all those who wish to remain on the mailing list need to opt-in again in order to receive future emails and notifications of events. 

Christmas Networking - Hugh Dockry Seminar

ACJRD's Christmas networking event and seminar, "Heading towards a federal criminal justice system? Past, present and future of EU Justice", took place in the Law Society of Ireland on Monday, 11 December, 2023. 

ACJRD Annual Conference

The 9th Irish Criminal Justice Agencies Conference, Penal Policy Reform: Putting Community at the Heart of the Criminal Justice System, took place on Tuesday, 10th October 2023.

Dr John O’Connor, Judge of the Circuit Court, "Judicial Discretion and the Justice and Welfare Dichotomy: The Sentencing of Children in the Irish Youth Justice System" - Thursday, 20th April 2023, 6pm (registration 5.30pm)

The ACJRD 25th Annual Conference took place on Friday, 7th October 2022.

"Race, Migration and the Criminal Justice System"  -  Wednesday, 22nd June, 2022

A collaboration between ACJRD and the UCD Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Bruno Min, Legal Director (UK & International), Fair Trials, presented the 15th Annual Martin Tansey Memorial Lecture online.

The seminar, "Effecting Change: Learning from the experience of Oberstown" took place on Thursday, 3rd March, 2022.

The UKICJC Network held a webinar on "Extradition post Brexit - Implementation of Part Three, Title VII of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA):  Perspectives from the UK and Ireland” on 10th January, 2022.

The ACJRD Mental Health and Juvenile Justice Working Groups, in collaboration with the Policing Authority, held this online seminar on Wednesday, 1st December, 2021.

The ACJRD Restorative Justice Working Group presented this online seminar on Thursday, 18th November, 2021.

The ACJRD 24th Annual Conference “Criminal Justice and Public Health: Policy and Practice Post-Pandemic” took place online on Friday, 8th October, 2021.