- Gaining an insight into how Irish judges see their role
- Investigating perceptions around judging and what it should aim for – justice? fairness? application of law? Etc.
- Analysing whether different factors such as gender, social background, education, etc, can (consciously or not) influence judicial decision-making
Students will design a survey, distribute it to the judiciary, and analyse the results. They will draw up a report and make a presentation based on their findings.