Eason-Weinmann Lecture on International and Comparative Law
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 5:00pm to Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 7:30pm
John Giffen Weinmann Hall
Featuring Professor Colm O'Cinneide, University College London
School of Law
Join Tulane Law School for the annual Eason-Weinmann Lecture on International & Comparative Law.
This year's guest lecturer is Professor Colm O’Cinneide, who teaches Constitutional and Human Rights Law at University College London (UCL). A graduate of University College Cork, the University of Edinburgh and King’s Inns in Dublin, he was called to the Irish Bar and went on to work as a legal adviser in the British House of Lords before joining UCL in 2001. He has published extensively in the field of comparative constitutional, human rights and anti-discrimination law. He has also acted as specialist legal adviser to the Joint Committee on Human Rights and the Women & Equalities Committee of the the UK Parliament, and advised a range of international organizations including the UN, ILO and the European Commission. He also was from 2006-16 a member of the European Committee on Social Rights of the Council of Europe, and since 2008 has been a member of the academic advisory board of Blackstone Chambers in London.
The lecture is followed by a reception.