Lawyer Lincoln’s Legacy: When Lincoln Learned What Not to Say
King’s Inns thank Judge Ron Spears who toured the Inns on Wednesday, May 9th, with judicial colleagues from Illinois, for his recent article attached about a controversial episode in the life of his personal hero, lawyer and statesman, Abraham Lincoln.
On Thursday 22nd February, 2018, a reception was held in the Junior Common Room to launch the recently acquired archive of Averil Deverell BL. Averil Katherine Statter Deverell (1893–1979) was one of the first two women, along with Frances Kyle, called to the Irish Bar on the 6th November 1921.
LSDSI activities at King’s Inns: 2018 McCarthy Impromptu Debate
The 2018 McCarthy Impromptu Debate took place on Wednesday 7 February before a busy dining hall. Full–time students Arthur Griffin and Patrick Fitzgerald, along with modular 1 student Deirdre Moore, debated the motion “This house believes that Brexit is a wonderful idea and that Ireland should also join the UK Exodus from the EU”.
The final of the Maidens’ Moot, an annual mooting competition aimed at students new to mooting, took place on Friday 19 January 2018. Unusually, both finalists, Conor Rock and Neasa O’Callaghan, were Diploma I students with only a few months’ experience of studying at King’s Inns.