Eimear Spain

Eimear Spain is a Senior Lecturer in Health Law at the University of Limerick (UL). She lectures in Health Law to students across the Graduate Entry Medical School, the Department of Nursing and Midwifery, the School of Allied Health and the School of Law at UL. One of her key interest areas is in the field of law and psychology, both research and teaching. She has published numerous books, book chapters and articles in the areas of health, criminal, constitutional and administrative law both nationally and internationally, including a monograph entitled ‘The Role of Emotions in Criminal Law Defences; Duress, Necessity and Lesser Evils’ with Cambridge University Press. Much of her research is interdisciplinary in nature and she has secured grant funding with colleagues in obstetrics, midwifery, educational psychology and social psychology.