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Constitutions and Courts in the EU - A Tribute to The Hon. Mr Justice Nial Fennelly

Date: 8 May 2014

Time: 2:00pm

Chair & Speakers:
(Chair),

Co-Organised with the Irish Centre for European Law and the Academy of European Law

The Hon. Mrs Justice Susan Denham, Chief Justice of Ireland
The Hon. Mr Justice Frank Clarke, Supreme Court
The Hon. Mr Justice John Cooke, retired Judge of the High Court and former Judge of the European Court of First Instance
The Hon. Ms Justice Mary Finlay-Geoghegan, High Court
Sir Francis Jacobs, former Advocate General, European Court of Justice
The Hon. Mr Justice Ronan Keane, former Chief Justice of Ireland
Pauliine Koskelo, President, Finnish Supreme Court
The Hon. Mrs Justice Fidelma Macken, retired Judge of the Supreme Court and former Judge of the European Court of Justice
The Hon. Mr Justice John Murray, Supreme Court and former Judge of the European Court of Justice
Alexander Proelß, Professor for Public international and European Law, Trier University

Venue: Distillery Building, 145-151 Church Street, Dublin 7,

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14.00 Welcome

Kieran Bradley Nathy Dunleavy Joanne Finn Wolfgang Heusel

14.30 Panel 1:
National constitutions – inspiring or blocking European integration?

Chair: The Hon Mr Justice Fidelma Macken, retired Judge of the Supreme Court and former Judge of the European Court of Justice

Speakers
Pauliine Koskelo, President, Finnish Supreme Court
Sir Francis Jacobs, former Advocate General, European Court of Justice
Alexander Proelß, Professor for Public international and European Law, Trier University

15.30 Debate

15.45 Tea break

16.15 Panel 2:
European law – threat or opportunity for the national legal order?

Chair: The Hon. Mr Justice Ronan Keane, former Chief Justice of Ireland

Speakers
The Hon. Mr Justice Frank Clarke, Supreme Court
The Hon. Ms Justice Mary Finlay-Geoghegan, High Court
The Hon. Mr Justice John Cooke, retired Judge of the High Court and former Judge General Court of the EU

17.15 Debate

17.30 Differences and convergences - Serving as a supreme court judge in Luxembourg and Dublin

The Hon. Mr Justice John Murray, Supreme Court, former Judge of the European Court of Justice

18.00 A Tribute to Nial Fennelly

The Hon. Mrs Justice Susan Denham, Chief Justice of Ireland

Followed by a reception hosted by Hart Publishers on the occasion of the launch of the book Of Courts and Constitutions: Liber Amicorum in Honour of Nial Fennelly,
Edited by, Kieran Bradley, Anthony Whelan and Noel Travers.