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Gerard Hogan, LLM’82

Judge, Irish Court of Appeal

Gerard Hogan has served as a judge of the Irish Court of Appeal since 2014. Prior to his appointment, he was a judge of the Irish High Court from 2010. (Update: in May 2018, Hogan was nominated by Ireland to the European Court of Justice).

Hogan’s name is one of the most prominent in Irish law; he is recognized as one of nation’s foremost constitutional and administrative legal authorities. His texts are part of the core required reading for Irish law students, his version of JM Kelly: The Irish Constitution is now in its 4th edition.  For 30 years, Administrative Law in Ireland (Hogan and Morgan) has been the leading work on administrative law and judicial review in Ireland. Additionally, he is the author of numerous articles published in both Irish and international law reviews.

As a practitioner, Hogan has appeared in some of the most important and contentious cases on Irish constitutional law of the past twenty years, including acting on behalf of the Irish Human Rights Commission. Gerard Hogan is universally regarded as an excellent mentor to younger colleagues at the Bar and to PhD candidates in Trinity College Dublin where he taught until 2007.