The Realities of Rape Trials in Ireland: Perspectives from Practice
21 June 2021, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Webinar: The Realities of Rape Trials in Ireland: Perspectives from Practice
Dr Susan Leahy (University of Limerick) will present her research on whether current laws and procedures represent best practice in fair treatment of complainants in the criminal justice process. Her research draws on in-depth interviews with legal professionals and accompaniment workers supporting survivors in the criminal justice system.
Dr Leahy will put forward her analysis and recommendations for reform, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with inputs from Dublin Rape Crisis Centre CEO Noeline Blackwell, Katherine McGillycuddy BL and DRCC court accompaniment worker Leesha Duffy.
Please register by 12 noon on Monday 21 June at:
Dr Leahy’s paper will be available to download on this website following the webinar. A recording of the presentation will also be made available via DRCC’s YouTube channel.
Online via Zoom