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#Justice

# justice - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Ban on taking photos of gardaí on duty would 'criminalise ordinary members of the public'

Minister Charlie Flanagan’s proposal would be “grossly disproportionate”, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties has said.

# justice - Sunday 26 August, 2018

'No mention of accountability or cover-up' - Criticism of pope's Knock Shrine speech on clerical abuse

Pope Francis begged for God’s forgiveness for the “sins” by members of the clergy.

# justice - Saturday 25 August, 2018

Rohingya refugees protest for 'justice' on first anniversary of a Myanmar military crackdown

The Myanmar military crackdown sparked a mass exodus of 700,000 to camps in Bangladesh.

# justice - Friday 10 August, 2018

'We have a duty to keep personal info private': Tusla denies withholding child abuse details from gardaí

The agency has acknowledged that it is concerned about requirements it has to inform suspects about complaints made to gardaí.

# justice - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

'The buck stops nowhere': Department of Justice to be split into two parts

The two divisions will be ‘Home Affairs’ and ‘Justice and Equality’.

# justice - Saturday 7 July, 2018

Judge releases 50 people from jury service - because there was no judge or courtroom available

Mr Justice Bernard Barton discharged over 50 people in Dublin’s Four Courts this week.

# justice - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Motion seeking redress for victims abused as children passes despite government opposition

The government argued that the State’s responsibility can’t be established through a conviction.

# justice - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

New figures show increases in crime across every category (except homicides)

Sexual offences were up by just under 15% in the year to the end of March.

# justice - Monday 25 June, 2018

'Prison is for dangerous criminals': Drop in numbers sent to prison for non-payment of fines

More than 2,000 people were sent to prison for failure to pay a court-imposed fine last year.

# justice - Friday 22 June, 2018

Journal Media won four awards at yesterday's Justice Media Awards

Reporters Gráinne Ní Aodha, Sean Murray, Paul O’Donoghue and Cianan Brennan picked up prizes for their articles.

# justice - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Our payouts are three times that of the UK, so why wouldn't whiplash legislation work here?

Britain and Ireland are currently the outliers of Europe when it comes to soft tissue injury claims, and the UK has announced plans to cap whiplash payouts via legislation.

# justice - Friday 13 April, 2018

# justice - Monday 2 April, 2018

Justice minister says he plans to abolish court poor box payments

Charlie Flanagan says it is no longer fit for purpose.

# justice - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Roma children living in 'overcrowded houses with rats, damp and sewage'

Over 80% of respondents in new research reported discrimination in the street or in a public place.

# justice - Sunday 7 January, 2018

US police apologise to victims after throwing away untested rape kits

The Fayetteville police force in North Carolina has admitted it threw away more than 300 rape kits.

# justice - Saturday 6 January, 2018

'Liberal' barrister fought game changer case that overturned the ban on importing contraceptives

Former Supreme Court justice Donal Barrington died this week at the age of 89.

# justice - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Department of Justice will be 'divided' but it will remain under one minister

The department will be internally split into two divisions with seperate deputy secretaries.

# justice - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

As it happened: Crisis averted as Frances Fitzgerald resigns from Cabinet

The Tánaiste confirmed her resignation at Cabinet today. Here’s how the events played out.

# justice - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Inquest brought 'justice and answers' for newborn baby boy's death

A verdict of medical misadventure was given at the inquest into the death of baby Stevie Cullivan.

# justice - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

'I was misled': Eamon Dunphy defends visiting Tom Humphries in psychiatric hospital

Dunphy’s comments on the Tonight Show last night sparked criticism, as he said Humphries was given “just about the right sentence”.

# justice - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Prisoners want to be able to use Skype to contact their families

Overcrowding, nutrition, healthcare and access to mental health services remain as issues for prisons in Ireland.

# 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.

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