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Ms. Jennifer Schweppe

Biography

Having graduated with a BCL from UCD, Jennifer was awarded an open postgraduate scholarship while completing her LLM by research. She was then awarded an internship with the Federal Defender Programme in Chicago, after which she worked as a legal researcher in the Office of the Attorney General and as a legal researcher for the Law Reform Commission before beginning work at UL in 2004. Jennifer was President of the Irish Association of Law Teachers for 2009–2010. She completed a graduate diploma in Academic Practice at UL and won the Small Group Teaching Award at UL in 2010. She was awarded a National Award for Excellence in Teaching by the National Academy for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning in 2011 and was a finalist for the European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Humanities and Social Sciences in 2012.

Jennifer's research interests lie in the areas of hate crime and reproductive justice, and she has published widely on these topics. Her work in the area of hate crime looks at the criminalisation of bias motivation and explores the potential of introducing hate crime offences in an Irish context. She is co-editor of two major collections in the area of hate crime with Oxford University Press and Palgrave Macmillan, and has published in the Journal of Hate Studies, the Oxford Handbook Online in Criminology and Criminal Justice, the Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly and the Irish Jurist.
She is co-director of the International Network for Hate Studies. She is also founder and co-director of the UL-based Hate and Hostility Research Group, the only academic research group in Ireland dedicated to exploring and understanding hate crime in an Irish context. Her work in the area of hate crime with Dr Amanda Haynes has been funded by the Irish Research Council, the EU DG Justice programme, and the Irish Council for Civil Liberties.


Research Interests:
Hate Studies; Hate Crime; Minoritised Communites and the Law; Abortion and the Law; Medical Consent.

Research Interests

Hate studies; hate crime; abortion and the law; medical consent; criminal procedure.

Publications

Books

2016

How to Think, Write and Cite: Key Skills for Irish Law Students
Schweppe, J, Donnelly, L, Kennedy, R
(2016) How to Think, Write and Cite: Key Skills for Irish Law Students
Dublin : Round Hall

2011

How to Think, Write and Cite: Key Skills for Irish Law Students
Schweppe, J., Kennedy, R., Fahey, E, and Donnelly, L.
(2011) How to Think, Write and Cite: Key Skills for Irish Law Students
Dublin : Thomson Reuters Round Hall

2010

Irish Criminal Justice: Theory, Process and Procedure
Schweppe, J, Conway, V, Daly, Y
(2010) Irish Criminal Justice: Theory, Process and Procedure
Dublin : Clarus Press

Book Chapters

2020

Should Misogyny Be a Protected Characteristic in Hate Crime Legislation?
Jennifer Schweppe and Amanda Haynes
(2020) Should Misogyny Be a Protected Characteristic in Hate Crime Legislation?
In Hate in the Modern World: What It Is, Where it Comes From, and What to Do About It; Robert Sternberg(Ed.) Washington DC : American Psychological Association

2019

Case Studies in Legal Research Methodologies: Reflections on Theory and Practice
Dillon, N, Haynes, A. and Schweppe, J
(2019) Case Studies in Legal Research Methodologies: Reflections on Theory and Practice
In Researching with a Hard to Access Population: The Trans Community in Ireland; Cahillane, L. and Schweppe, J(Ed.) Dublin : Clarus Press

2019

Ireland and the LGBT Community: Public Perceptions and Attitudes
Amanda Haynes and Jennifer Schweppe
(2019) Ireland and the LGBT Community: Public Perceptions and Attitudes
In Call it Hate ; Viggiani, G and Godzisz P(Ed.) Warsaw : Lambda

2019

Case Studies in Legal Research Methodologies: Reflections on Theory and Practice
Laura Cahillane and Jennifer Schweppe
(2019) Case Studies in Legal Research Methodologies: Reflections on Theory and Practice
In Introducing the Case Studies Approach; Cahillane, L. and Schweppe, J(Ed.) Dublin : Clarus Press

2018

"Hate Crime: Violently Policing Transgressions of Perceived Parameters of Acceptability"
Haynes, A. and Schweppe, J.
(2018) "Hate Crime: Violently Policing Transgressions of Perceived Parameters of Acceptability"
In Taboo and Transgression: The Power of the (Un)Told; Dresden : Theoretische Beiträge zur Integrationsforschung

2017

The Disappearing of Hate Crime in the Irish Criminal Justice Process
Haynes, A;Schweppe, J
(2017) The Disappearing of Hate Crime in the Irish Criminal Justice Process
In Critical Perspectives On Hate Crime: Contributions From The Island Of Ireland; BASINGSTOKE : PALGRAVE pp. 17-44
DOI: 10.1057/978-1-137-52667-0_2

2017

LGB and T? The Specificity of Anti-Transgender Hate Crime
Haynes, A;Schweppe, J
(2017) LGB and T? The Specificity of Anti-Transgender Hate Crime
In Critical Perspectives On Hate Crime: Contributions From The Island Of Ireland; BASINGSTOKE : PALGRAVE pp. 111-136
DOI: 10.1057/978-1-137-52667-0_6

2017

Towards an all-Island Approach to Hate Crime in Ireland
Haynes, A;Taylor, S;Schweppe, J
(2017) Towards an all-Island Approach to Hate Crime in Ireland
In Critical Perspectives On Hate Crime: Contributions From The Island Of Ireland; BASINGSTOKE : PALGRAVE pp. 493-502
DOI: 10.1057/978-1-137-52667-0_25

2017

Introduction: Mapping the Field of Hate Studies on the Island of Ireland
Taylor, S;Haynes, A;Schweppe, J
(2017) Introduction: Mapping the Field of Hate Studies on the Island of Ireland
In Critical Perspectives On Hate Crime: Contributions From The Island Of Ireland; BASINGSTOKE : PALGRAVE pp. 1-13
DOI: 10.1057/978-1-137-52667-0_1

2016

An Introduction to Research Ethics in Legal Scholarship
Davidson, Hope and Schweppe, Jennifer
(2016) An Introduction to Research Ethics in Legal Scholarship
In Legal Research Methods: Principles and Practicalities; Dublin : Clarus Press

2016

Introduction: The Globalization of Hate
Schweppe J. and Walters M.A.
(2016) Introduction: The Globalization of Hate
In he Globalization of Hate: Internationalizing Hate Crime?; Schweppe, J and Walters MA(Ed.) Oxford : Oxford University Press

2016

Legal Research Methods and Methodologies: Framing the Context
Cahillane, L; Schweppe, J
(2016) Legal Research Methods and Methodologies: Framing the Context
In Legal Research Methods: Principles and Practicalities; Dublin : Clarus Press

2016

`Conclusion: Towards an International Response to Hate Crime'
Schweppe J. and Walters M.A.
(2016) `Conclusion: Towards an International Response to Hate Crime'
In The Globalization of Hate: Internationalizing Hate Crime? ; Oxford : Oxford University Press

2016

Internationalising Hate Crime and the Problem of the Intractable State: The Case of Ireland
Haynes, A, Schweppe, J
(2016) Internationalising Hate Crime and the Problem of the Intractable State: The Case of Ireland
In The Globalisation of Hate: Internationalising Hate Crime; Oxford : OUP pp. 157-173

2015

Hate Crimes: Legislating to Enhance Punishment
Schweppe, J; Walters, M
(2015) Hate Crimes: Legislating to Enhance Punishment
In Oxford Handbooks Online in Criminology and Criminal Justice; Oxford : OUP

2012

Teaching Legal Writing Using the Web: Possibilities and Practicalities
Ronán Kennedy, Jennifer Schweppe and Eimear Spain
(2012) Teaching Legal Writing Using the Web: Possibilities and Practicalities
In Evaluating the Impact of Digital Resources in Higher Education ; Limerick : NDLR

2011

"Irish Scholarship, Irish Law and the Irish Association of Law Teachers"
Mohr, T., Schweppe, J.
(2011) "Irish Scholarship, Irish Law and the Irish Association of Law Teachers"
In Thirty Years of Legal Scholarship: The Irish Association of Law Teachers; Dublin : Round Hall

2008

Introduction
Schweppe, J
(2008) Introduction
In The Unborn child, Article 40.3.3 and Abortion in Ireland: 25 Years of Protection?; Dublin : The Liffey Press pp. 1-14 Dublin

2008

"'A Constitutionally Permissible Abortion?' The Right to Travel, the Role of the Medical Profession and the Duty of the HSE"
Schweppe, J.
(2008) "'A Constitutionally Permissible Abortion?' The Right to Travel, the Role of the Medical Profession and the Duty of the HSE"
In The Unborn Child, Article 40.3.3° and Abortion in Ireland: 25 Years of Protection? ; Dublin : The Liffey Press

2006

Minor's Consent to Medical Treatment
Schweppe, J
(2006) Minor's Consent to Medical Treatment
In Law Society of Ireland Law Reform Committee Child Law; pp. 186-212

2005

The Law Reform Commission's Proposals on Legal Capacity of Older People
Schweppe, J
(2005) The Law Reform Commission's Proposals on Legal Capacity of Older People
In Older People in Modern Ireland: Essays on Law and Policy; pp. 104-131

Edited Books

2019

Case Studies in Legal Research Methodologies: Reflections on Theory and Practice
(2019) Case Studies in Legal Research Methodologies: Reflections on Theory and Practice
Cahillane, L. and Schweppe, J(Ed.) Dublin : Clarus Press

2017

Critical Perspectives on Hate Crime: Contributions from the Island of Ireland
(2017) Critical Perspectives on Hate Crime: Contributions from the Island of Ireland
Haynes, Amanda; Schweppe, Jennifer; Taylor, Seamus(Ed.) London : Palgrave Macmillan

2016

Legal Research Methods: Principles and Practicalities
(2016) Legal Research Methods: Principles and Practicalities
Cahillane, L and Schweppe, J(Ed.) Dublin : Clarus Press

2016

The Globalisation of Hate: Internationalising Hate Crime
(2016) The Globalisation of Hate: Internationalising Hate Crime
Schweppe, J and Walters MA(Ed.) Oxford : OUP

2011

30 Years of Legal Scholarship: The Irish Association of Law Teachers
(2011) 30 Years of Legal Scholarship: The Irish Association of Law Teachers
Schweppe, J and Mohr, T(Ed.) Dublin, Ireland : Round Hall

2008

The Unborn Child, Article 40.3.3 and Abortion in Ireland: Twenty Five Years of Protection?
(2008) The Unborn Child, Article 40.3.3 and Abortion in Ireland: Twenty Five Years of Protection?
Schweppe, J(Ed.) Dublin : Liffey Press

Peer Reviewed Journals

2020

What is Measured Matters: The Value of Third Party Hate Crime Monitoring
Schweppe J.;Haynes A.;MacIntosh E.
(2020) What is Measured Matters: The Value of Third Party Hate Crime Monitoring
In European Journal On Criminal Policy And Research; pp. 39-59
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10610-018-9403-4

2019

Protecting commonly targeted groups in the context of 'new politics': the case of Ireland
Haynes A.;Schweppe J.
(2019) Protecting commonly targeted groups in the context of 'new politics': the case of Ireland
In Crime Law And Social Change;
DOI: 10.1007/s10611-019-09819-8

2018

Recording Hate Crime: Technical Solutions in a Training Vacuum
Schweppe, J. and Haynes, A.
(2018) Recording Hate Crime: Technical Solutions in a Training Vacuum
In European Law Enforcement Research Bulletin;

2017

Hate crime: An overview of significance and relevance to Irish sociology
Carr J.;Haynes A.;Schweppe J.
(2017) Hate crime: An overview of significance and relevance to Irish sociology
In Irish Journal Of Sociology; pp. 73-83
DOI: 10.1177/0791603515627052

2015

Time for Legislative Clarity on Consent to Medical Treatment: Children, Young People and the "Mature Minor"
Davidson, Hope; Schweppe, Jennifer
(2015) Time for Legislative Clarity on Consent to Medical Treatment: Children, Young People and the "Mature Minor"
In Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland ; pp. 65-77
[ULIR]

2015

Introduction: Understanding Hate Crime: Research, Policy and Practice
Perry, Barbara; Perry, Joanna; Schweppe, Jennifer; Walters, Mark Austin
(2015) Introduction: Understanding Hate Crime: Research, Policy and Practice
In Criminal Justice Policy Review;
DOI: 10.1177/0887403415599642

2014

Interpreting Life in the Protection of LIfe During Pregnancy Act 2013
Schweppe, J; Spain, E
(2014) Interpreting Life in the Protection of LIfe During Pregnancy Act 2013
In Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland ; Dublin : pp. 93-97

2013

'Pardon Me: The Contemporary Application of the Royal Prerogative of Mercy'
Schweppe, J.
(2013) 'Pardon Me: The Contemporary Application of the Royal Prerogative of Mercy'
In Irish Jurist ;

2013

Pardon Me: The Contemporary Application of the Prerogative of Mercy
Schweppe, Jennifer
(2013) Pardon Me: The Contemporary Application of the Prerogative of Mercy
In Irish Jurist (1966-); pp. 211-227

2013

"What's So 'Special' about Law and Emotions?"
Schweppe, J; Stannard, J
(2013) "What's So 'Special' about Law and Emotions?"
In Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly;
[ULIR]

2013

`Article 40.3.3 and the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill: The Impetus for, and Process of, Legislative Change'
O'Sulivan, C., Schweppe, J., Spain, E.
(2013) `Article 40.3.3 and the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill: The Impetus for, and Process of, Legislative Change'
In Irish Journal of Legal Studies ;
[ULIR]

2013

`When is a Foetus Not an Unborn? Fatal Foetal Abnormalities and Article 40.3.3'
Schweppe, J., Spain, E.
(2013) `When is a Foetus Not an Unborn? Fatal Foetal Abnormalities and Article 40.3.3'
In Irish Journal of Legal Studies ;
[ULIR]

2012

What is a Miscarriage of Justice? An Irish Answer to an International Problem"
Conway, V; Schweppe, J
(2012) What is a Miscarriage of Justice? An Irish Answer to an International Problem"
In Dublin University Law Journal; pp. 1-
[ULIR]

2012

"Defining Characteristics and Politicising Victims: A Legal Perspective"
Schweppe, J.
(2012) "Defining Characteristics and Politicising Victims: A Legal Perspective"
In Journal of Hate Studies; pp. 173-198
[ULIR]

2011

"Taking Responsibility for the "Abortion Issue": Thoughts on Legislative Reform in the Aftermath of A, B and C"
Schweppe, J
(2011) "Taking Responsibility for the "Abortion Issue": Thoughts on Legislative Reform in the Aftermath of A, B and C"
In Irish Journal Of Family Law;
[ULIR]

2010

Health, Dignity and Human Rights
O'Hanlon, S; Schweppe, J
(2010) Health, Dignity and Human Rights
In Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland ;

2008

Peer Observation: Reflecting on a Mirror of Your Teaching
Schweppe, J; Eaton, S
(2008) Peer Observation: Reflecting on a Mirror of Your Teaching
In European Journal Of Legal Education;
[ULIR]

2008

Article 42A.5 - A Comment
Schweppe, J
(2008) Article 42A.5 - A Comment
In Irish Criminal Law Journal; pp. 1-2

2008

Best to Agree to Disagree? Parental Discord, Children's Rights and the Question of Immunisation
Schweppe, J
(2008) Best to Agree to Disagree? Parental Discord, Children's Rights and the Question of Immunisation
In Common Law World Review; pp. 147-175

2006

Revisiting Article 40.3.3: Part Two: Pregnant Women and Unborn Children: An Irreconcilable Conflict?
Schweppe, J
(2006) Revisiting Article 40.3.3: Part Two: Pregnant Women and Unborn Children: An Irreconcilable Conflict?
In Irish Journal Of Family Law; pp. 19-24

2005

What's in a Word?: The Definition of a 'Sentence' in the Law Reform Commission's Consultation Paper on Prosecution Appeals from Unduly Lenient Sentences in the District Court
Schweppe, J
(2005) What's in a Word?: The Definition of a 'Sentence' in the Law Reform Commission's Consultation Paper on Prosecution Appeals from Unduly Lenient Sentences in the District Court
In Irish Criminal Law Journal; pp. 24-26

2005

Revisiting Article 40.3.3 Part One: Third Party Foetal Assault
Schweppe, J
(2005) Revisiting Article 40.3.3 Part One: Third Party Foetal Assault
In Irish Journal Of Family Law; pp. 19-27

2003

Beyond Abortion: The Right to Life of the Unborn Child under Irish Law
Schweppe, Jennifer
(2003) Beyond Abortion: The Right to Life of the Unborn Child under Irish Law
In UC Dublin L. Rev.; pp. 1-

2001

Mothers, Fathers, Children and the Unborn-Abortion and the Twenty-Fifth Amendment to the Constitution Bill
Schweppe, Jennifer
(2001) Mothers, Fathers, Children and the Unborn-Abortion and the Twenty-Fifth Amendment to the Constitution Bill
In ISLR; pp. 136-

2001

Mothers, Fathers, Children and the Unborn: The Twenty-Fifth Amendment to the Constitution Bill
Schweppe, J
(2001) Mothers, Fathers, Children and the Unborn: The Twenty-Fifth Amendment to the Constitution Bill
In Irish Student Law Review; pp. 136-162

Other Journals

2015

What (if anything) do we want from hate crime legislation?
Schweppe, J; Haynes, A; Carr, J
(2015) What (if anything) do we want from hate crime legislation?
In Irish Law Times;

2012

Miscarriages of Justice in Ireland: A University of Limerick Student Project
Schweppe, J; Spain, E
(2012) Miscarriages of Justice in Ireland: A University of Limerick Student Project
In Education; pp. 28-30

2007

Combating Racism through the Criminal Law
Schweppe, J
(2007) Combating Racism through the Criminal Law
In Spectrum; pp. 9-11

2003

Beyond Abortion: The Unexamined Aspects of Article 40.3.3 of the Constitution
Schweppe, J
(2003) Beyond Abortion: The Unexamined Aspects of Article 40.3.3 of the Constitution
In University College Dublin Law Review ;

Published Reports

2018

Gendered Policing and Policing Gender: The Trans Community and An Garda Síochána
Haynes, A and Schweppe J
(2018) Gendered Policing and Policing Gender: The Trans Community and An Garda Síochána
Dublin : TENI
[ULIR]

2018

Lifecycle of a Hate Crime: Comparative Report
Schweppe, J. Haynes, A. and Walters M
(2018) Lifecycle of a Hate Crime: Comparative Report
Dublin : Irish Council for Civil Liberties
[ULIR]

2018

Abusive and Offensive Online Communications: An Irish Perspective
Jennifer Schweppe
(2018) Abusive and Offensive Online Communications: An Irish Perspective
London : Law Commission

2017

Lifecycle of a Hate Crime: Country Report for Ireland.
Haynes, A. and Schweppe, J.
(2017) Lifecycle of a Hate Crime: Country Report for Ireland.
Dublin : Irish Council for Civil Liberties
[ULIR]

2017

STAD: Stop Transphobia and Discrimination Report 2014-2016
Haynes, A. and Schweppe, J.
(2017) STAD: Stop Transphobia and Discrimination Report 2014-2016
Dublin : Transgender Equality Network Ireland
[ULIR]

2016

Monitoring Hate Crime in Ireland: Towards a Uniform Reporting Mechanism?
Schweppe, J. and Haynes, A.
(2016) Monitoring Hate Crime in Ireland: Towards a Uniform Reporting Mechanism?
Limerick : HHRG
[ULIR]

2015

Out of the shadows: Legislating for hate crime in Ireland
Haynes, A and Schweppe, J and Carr, J and Carmody, N and Enright, S
(2015) Out of the shadows: Legislating for hate crime in Ireland
Dublin : Irish Council for Civil Liberties
[ULIR]

2014

A Life Free From Fear: Legislating for Hate Crime in Ireland: An NGO perspective
Schweppe, J; Haynes, A; Carr, J
(2014) A Life Free From Fear: Legislating for Hate Crime in Ireland: An NGO perspective
Limerick : HHRG
[ULIR]

2008

Combating Racism and Xenophobia through the Criminal Law
Schweppe, J; Walsh, D
(2008) Combating Racism and Xenophobia through the Criminal Law
(Ed.) Dublin : Stationery Office