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Court increases 'unduly lenient' jail term for farmer who killed neighbour with teleporter in 2017
# Court Of Criminal Appeal
# Court Of Criminal Appeal

Court increases 'unduly lenient' jail term for farmer who killed neighbour with teleporter in 2017

Dec 2nd 2019, 7:39 PM 21,825 Views 4 Comments

Kerry farmer Michael Ferris has had his sentencing increased from five years to nine in the Court of Criminal Appeal.

Kildare man's privacy was not violated when he signed for cocaine addressed to fake diplomat
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Kildare man's privacy was not violated when he signed for cocaine addressed to fake diplomat

Oct 29th 2014, 6:00 PM 26,739 Views 0 Comments

The package was sent to “Tony Tuto, Honorary Consul of the Republic of South Africa”.

Anthony Lyons to spend 18 months in prison
# Courts
# Courts

Anthony Lyons to spend 18 months in prison

Jul 31st 2014, 10:12 AM 18,688 Views 55 Comments

Lyons had been found guilty of sexually assaulting a young woman in Dublin in 2010.

Opinion: Would stricter guidelines for trial judges encourage more consistent sentencing?
# Judiciary
# Judiciary

Opinion: Would stricter guidelines for trial judges encourage more consistent sentencing?

May 30th 2014, 1:00 PM 190 Views 20 Comments

The current Anthony Lyons case has highlighted the problem of uniformity regarding criminal sanctions. Is there a way to improve consistency and fairness of sentencing?

Six-month sentence for Anthony Lyons over sex assault appealed today
# Courts
# Courts

Six-month sentence for Anthony Lyons over sex assault appealed today

May 29th 2014, 7:30 AM 9,887 Views 25 Comments

The sentence was already found to be unjustly lenient but the appeal has had to be re-heard.

Extra court sittings to tackle seriously ill judge's backlog
# Courts
# Courts

Extra court sittings to tackle seriously ill judge's backlog

Jan 22nd 2014, 3:11 PM 9,716 Views 6 Comments

The Chief Justice said the judge will “probably require a lengthy period of convalescence following on his illness”.

Appeal court finds Anthony Lyons sentence too lenient
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Appeal court finds Anthony Lyons sentence too lenient

Nov 18th 2013, 9:45 PM 28,059 Views 0 Comments

The aviation broker had five-and-a-half years of a six year sentence suspended last year after being found guilty of sexually assaulting a 27-year-old woman.

Courts to hold extra September sittings to work through backlog
# The Supremes
# The Supremes

Courts to hold extra September sittings to work through backlog

May 19th 2013, 12:58 PM 4,743 Views 9 Comments

The Supreme Court and the Court of Criminal Appeal will join the High Court in holding extra sittings to clear a backlog.

Alan Shatter and The Supremes: New judges to deal with courts backlog
# Courts
# Courts

Alan Shatter and The Supremes: New judges to deal with courts backlog

May 7th 2013, 3:41 PM 5,753 Views 21 Comments

The government has approved the appointment of two extra judges to the Supreme Court to deal with the current backlogs, some as long as four years.

Dissident republican McKevitt loses appeal over conviction on Real IRA membership
# Courts
# Courts

Dissident republican McKevitt loses appeal over conviction on Real IRA membership

Apr 19th 2013, 1:36 PM 6,782 Views 24 Comments

Michael McKevitt fails in a bid to have his conviction overturned because of evidence obtained under an unconstitutional warrant.

Column: Fiona Doyle was caught in the crossfire of a war over sentencing
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Fiona Doyle was caught in the crossfire of a war over sentencing

Jan 24th 2013, 9:15 PM 76 Views 30 Comments

The blame does not lie with one judge but with the inconsistency of the Court of Criminal Appeal, writes Aodhán Ó Ríordáin.

Joe O'Reilly granted free legal aid to appeal case again
# Joe O’Reilly
# Joe O’Reilly

Joe O'Reilly granted free legal aid to appeal case again

Nov 29th 2012, 10:22 AM 8,164 Views 0 Comments

He was granted free legal aid to take a miscarriage of justice case by the Court of Criminal Appeal yesterday.

Courts disrupted by Dublin floods
# Courts
# Courts

Courts disrupted by Dublin floods

Oct 25th 2011, 10:38 AM 997 Views 0 Comments

All jury trials are not going ahead today while there is disruption to District Court cases, among others.