Justice Week 2021 Online Intervarsity Debate
Justice Week 2021 Live Virtual Intervarsity Debate "This house believes that the right to offend, shock and disturb is necessary in a democratic society"
Date: Wednesday 3 March 2021
Location: Online Platform - Using Microsoft Teams
The Bar of Ireland is delighted to be hosting the Justice Week Intervarsity Debate for the second year running.
This year’s student participants will be representing the Law Schools of UCD, UCC, UL, MU, NUIG, DCU, TCD and TU Dublin.
Each Law School has nominated one student each, and the nominees have been organised into two teams of four.
They will appear before a prestigious panel of judges to debate the motion “This House believes that the right to offend, shock and disturb is necessary in a democratic society”.
- The Hon. Mr. Justice Seamus Noonan
- The Hon. Mr. Justice Maurice Collins
- The Hon. Ms. Justice Nuala Butler
- Maura McNally SC, Chair of the Council of The Bar of Ireland
Tune in for what is sure to be a fantastic debate and show your support for the participating students.
About Justice Week
‘Justice Week’ is an annual campaign of the legal professions across the four jurisdictions (Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales) and its purpose is to increase support, understanding and awareness of the rule of law and justice among young people. The annual intervarsity debate is a wonderful opportunity for law students, particularly those who may be considering a career as a barrister, to hone their advocacy skills before a prestigious panel of judges; and to meet and collaborate with students of other Law Schools. To find out more about other Justice Week 2021 events, please go to https://www.lawlibrary.ie/news/justice-week-2021.aspx
Registration is not currently available.