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Conference Abstracts

Material, Papers and Presentations from our conference 'The Law of the Lisbon Treaty' held on 11 May 2009 may be found below.

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The Irish Centre for European Law is a neutral forum for the examination of European Law issues. The Irish Centre for European Law expresses no view on the Lisbon Treaty.

Lisbon Treaty Conference

(L to R) Professor Alan Dashwood (University of Cambridge); Professor Dermot Walsh (University of Limerick); Dr Laurent Pech (NUI Galway & New York University); and Dr Gavin Barrett (UCD) debate during a break at the Centre's conference 'The Law of the Lisbon Treaty' (Photo: The Irish Times, Matt Kavanagh)

Overview & Institutional Changes

Professor Alan Dashwood CBE

Professor of European Law, University of Cambridge

The Lisbon Treaty: A Sheep in Sheep’s Clothing

Dr Gavin Barrett

Senior Lecturer, University College Dublin

The Institutional Side of The Treaty of Lisbon: An Irish Perspective

The Charter of Fundamental Rights & Third Pillar Developments

Dr Angela Ward B.L.

Adjunct Professor in European Union and Human Rights Law, University College Dublin

Fundamental Rights Protection Post Lisbon: the Impact of Incorporation of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights

Professor Dermot Walsh

Professor of Law, University of Limerick

Our Emerging European Criminal Process?

Dr Laurent Pech

Jean Monnet Lecturer in EU Law, NUI Galway & Emile Noël Fellow, New York University, USA

The Area of Freedom, Security and Justice & the Rule of Law

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