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#Justice

# justice - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Couple affected by tracker mortgage scandal suffered stroke and nervous breakdown

A number of customers affected by the error shared stories today of the hardship it caused.

# justice - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Minister warned it would be a 'serious mistake' to rush into appointing a new commissioner

The Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland wrote to Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan.

# justice - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Someone should be held accountable for false breath tests - but not yet, says government

A report found that there was a 71% gap between the breath test figures recorded on Pulse, and the actual tests carried out.

# justice - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Families of murder victims have 'met killers on the street' after not being told of release

Representatives have also said families are sometimes unclear about how long a killer will actually serve.

# justice - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

The victims of Hillsborough: Who were "The 96"?

Charges are to be brought against six people in relation to the deaths at the football stadium in 1989.

# justice - Monday 26 June, 2017

Judges say new appointments bill is 'seriously flawed'

Senior judges have written to Leo Varadkar over the “serious implications” the legislative changes could have.

# justice - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

'Soon the appointment of judges will be removed from the political arena' - Ross

The Judicial Appointments Commission will have a majority of lay people.

# justice - Friday 12 May, 2017

18 British soldiers being considered for prosecution over Bloody Sunday

Northern Ireland’s Public Prosecution Service said it is likely to be some time before a decision is made.

# justice - Monday 10 April, 2017

'Serve under our laws - not over them': Donald Trump warns new judge to behave

After his disagreements with court judges over the travel ban, President Trump is asking for obedience from Neil Gorsuch.

# justice - Friday 7 April, 2017

'More cock-up than conspiracy': Shatter defends gardaí, but hits out at Kenny

The former Justice Minister said the Taoiseach and Attorney General’s actions might be “a resigning matter”.

# justice - Thursday 2 February, 2017

'At best, delusional' - May slammed for saying she ensured justice for Hillsborough families

May was Home Secretary when fresh inquests into the deaths of 96 Liverpool fans were ordered.

# justice - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

'I will hunt you down and find you': Meet the New York solicitor who's tackling revenge porn

Strict new laws on revenge porn are set to come into effect in Ireland.

# justice - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Government no longer has power to promote senior gardaí as Policing Authority takes over

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald said from tomorrow the Policing Authority will assume its role to appoint senior gardaí.

Revenge porn perpetrators to be jailed under new laws

Women’s Aid said in some cases ex-partners have advertised their partners on escort sites without their consent or knowledge.

# justice - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Gangland gardaí investigated over 8,000 lines of inquiry this year

Officers have also arrested 44 people over gangland murders since February.

# justice - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

CAB returns just under €30 million to taxpayer in four years

Officers expected to have recovered millions in assets during 2016.

# justice - Sunday 27 November, 2016

A number of vacancies at the Criminal Assets Bureau have yet to be filled

Despite controversies over the appointment of senior positions within the force, staff there have yet to be replaced.

# justice - Monday 17 October, 2016

'One woman didn't even know she was in Ireland': The reality of being sold for sex

Women are trafficked across countries and continents – some having been sold by family members or friends.

# justice - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

800 new gardaí will be recruited next year - but who will want that job?

The first recruitment campaign since the recession saw 20,000 people apply – just 5,000 people applied in the most recent drive.

# justice - Monday 15 August, 2016

'The gardaí don't have a handle on it like they used to': Concern at drop in drug unit officers

In Dublin alone, numbers have dropped from 147 to 114.

# justice - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Care order extended for child whose mother tested positive for cocaine, cannabis and sedatives

The court was told the mother had been going to rehab but had fallen back in with drug use.

# justice - Thursday 28 July, 2016

DPP prevents media from reporting on a childcare case for the first time

An application by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for an extension to an order prohibiting reporting was granted yesterday.

# justice - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Failure by gardaí to show understanding of 'near-endless anguish' of grieving families

A panel of barristers said this may be attributed to the emotional distance gardaí have to observe in order to do their jobs.

# justice - Friday 15 July, 2016

Man who fled to the US after beating father-of-two to death 19 years ago sentenced to life

The victim was attacked with a machete, a meat cleaver and a baseball bat in London.

# justice - Friday 1 July, 2016

Serial's Adnan Syed could be free later this year after retrial decision

There might not be enough evidence for a new trial, his campaigner says.

# justice - Monday 27 June, 2016

Leader of notoriously ruthless mafia syndicate arrested after 20 years on the run

The operation is being hailed as a historic breakthrough in the fight against organised crime.

# justice - Friday 24 June, 2016

Irish prisons need to have a better plan for released inmates

A new prisons report is concerned with homelessness and re-offending among new releases.

# justice - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Inquiry to be launched into garda handling of Shane Tuohey death

The 23-year-old’s death was ruled a suicide but his family believes he was assaulted the night he died.

# justice - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

O'Higgins Report: Victims let down by serious flaws and failures in garda investigations

It blames those mistakes and errors on human behaviour and points the finger at “poorly supervised individuals”.

# justice - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Cameras worn by gardaí could help bring 'swifter, fairer justice for victims' Evidence This post contains videos

Cameras worn by gardaí could help bring 'swifter, fairer justice for victims'

Garda delegates heard of the benefits UK police officers have seen since the introduction of body cameras

# justice - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

From The42 A 27-year wait for justice - The Hillsborough timeline Justice

A 27-year wait for justice - The Hillsborough timeline

The families finally received the verdicts they were waiting for today.

# justice - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Obama asks Republicans to 'rise above the venom' after judge's unexpected death

Since Antonin Scalia’s death, White House lawyers and advisers have been scrambling to refine and vet a list of potential replacements.

# justice - Sunday 14 February, 2016

How the death of this Supreme Court judge has sparked a huge political battle

The coming months will see clashes between Republicans and Democrats as Obama tries to confirm a successor before he leaves the White House.

# justice - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Gardaí accuse senior management of bullying members

The AGSI says the force is being silenced.

# justice - Friday 8 January, 2016

New laws on the way to curb the spread of pubs and off licences

Frances Fitzgerald and planning minister Paudie Coffey have agreed a proposal to grant new veto-on-development powers to city and county councils.

# justice - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Almost half of parents would not choose a Christian school for their child if they had the option

One in five people know someone who has baptised their child just to get them into the local school.

# justice - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Six arrested in Silvestras Stoskus murder investigation

Three men and three women aged from their mid-20s to their mid-40s have been detained.

# justice - Thursday 24 September, 2015

"He did society’s dirty work": Tributes paid to criminal court judge Paul Carney RIP

"He did society’s dirty work": Tributes paid to criminal court judge Paul Carney

Justice Carney heard some of the country’s most notorious and high-profile murder and rape cases. He has died aged 72.

# justice - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

To my attacker: 'I want you to see I'm not defeated'

There are calls for victims to be able to meet offenders in the aftermath of sexual crimes.

# justice - Friday 28 August, 2015

Paul Murphy: It's quite shocking gardaí are 'spying' on water protesters

He and his AAA colleagues have written to the Justice Minister.

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