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#Judges

# judges - Thursday 18 October, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added ballerinas on the Grand Canal
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added ballerinas on the Grand Canal

Oct 18th 2012, 8:03 PM 11,744 Views 1 Comment

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# judges - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Britain blocks publication of Prince Charles letters
# Royal Correspondence
# Royal Correspondence

Britain blocks publication of Prince Charles letters

Oct 16th 2012, 8:59 PM 10,159 Views 10 Comments

The attorney general blocked the letters saying it could be difficult for Charles to fulfil his duties as king if they are released.

# judges - Saturday 29 September, 2012

State paid judges €27 million in 2011
# Pay Cheque
# Pay Cheque

State paid judges €27 million in 2011

Sep 29th 2012, 5:38 PM 5,827 Views 38 Comments

This figure is likely to be significantly lower in 2012 after the results of last year’s referendum on judges’ pay.

# judges - Sunday 23 September, 2012

Irish judges' salaries are second highest in Europe
# Courts
# Courts

Irish judges' salaries are second highest in Europe

Sep 23rd 2012, 3:05 PM 11,831 Views 36 Comments

A recent report showed the average judge earned a gross salary of €147,961 in 2010.

# judges - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Controversy reigns in judo competition as judges overturn winning decision
# Short Lived
From The42
# Short Lived

Controversy reigns in judo competition as judges overturn winning decision

Jul 29th 2012, 2:48 PM 3,116 Views 1 Comment

Cho Jun-Ho of South Korea thought he was through to an Olympic semi-final. He was wrong.

# judges - Saturday 26 May, 2012

Column: When is jailing a fraudster no cause to celebrate? When it’s in Ireland.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: When is jailing a fraudster no cause to celebrate? When it’s in Ireland.

May 26th 2012, 8:00 AM 84 Views 45 Comments

Our judicial system is selective and incoherent – and judges are so pampered they can’t even open doors for themselves, writes Aaron McKenna.

# judges - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Could you be Ireland's next MasterChef?
# Masterchef Ireland
From The Daily Edge
# Masterchef Ireland

Could you be Ireland's next MasterChef?

May 17th 2012, 11:39 AM 2,101 Views 14 Comments

Are you a talented amateur chef? If you think you have what it takes to go up against other Irish cooks – and the judges! – on the popular TV show, now is your chance to apply.

# judges - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Britney Spears joins The X Factor judges' table
# X Factor
From The Daily Edge
# X Factor

Britney Spears joins The X Factor judges' table

May 15th 2012, 9:58 AM 2,426 Views 7 Comments

Demi Lovato will also sit next to LA Reid and Simon Cowell for the second instalment of the US version of the show.

# judges - Sunday 13 May, 2012

Chief Justice launches report calling for independent judicial appointments
# Judiciary
# Judiciary

Chief Justice launches report calling for independent judicial appointments

May 13th 2012, 2:49 PM 2,196 Views 15 Comments

Court appointments should be independent, says a report by the European judges’ association launched by Justice Susan Denham.

# judges - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

# judges - Sunday 4 March, 2012

Over 20 court martial cases underway - but no military judge to hear them
# Military Judge
# Military Judge

Over 20 court martial cases underway - but no military judge to hear them

Mar 4th 2012, 8:30 AM 3,028 Views 9 Comments

The last judge retired in July 2010.

# judges - Friday 6 January, 2012

Here's why Amir Khan thinks someone 'interfered' with judges in that defeat
# Ref Justice
From The42
# Ref Justice

Here's why Amir Khan thinks someone 'interfered' with judges in that defeat

Jan 6th 2012, 10:33 AM 963 Views 8 Comments

British boxer took to Twitter last night to post a series of pictures of the ringside goings on in Washington.

# judges - Monday 28 November, 2011

Judges' pensions unveiled in advance of pay cut legislation
# Judges
# Judges

Judges' pensions unveiled in advance of pay cut legislation

Nov 28th 2011, 4:37 PM 2,921 Views 9 Comments

The figures show that there are 13 former judges from the Supreme Court and High Court whose pensions total more than €100,000 each.

# judges - Saturday 22 October, 2011

Column: Cutting judges’ pay has a price – and it’s not worth it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Cutting judges’ pay has a price – and it’s not worth it

Oct 22nd 2011, 8:15 PM 20 Views 92 Comments

A Yes vote on Thursday won’t benefit anyone much – but it will mean a serious compromise to our constitution, writes Sinéad Keogh.

# judges - Friday 21 October, 2011

Bar Council says vote no in referendums
# Referendum
# Referendum

Bar Council says vote no in referendums

Oct 21st 2011, 8:41 AM 1,306 Views 42 Comments

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties has also asked people to vote no in the referendum on Oireachtas inquiries, calling the proposals ‘rushed and ill-considered’.

# judges - Friday 14 October, 2011

Judges to lose the wigs from today
# Wig Out
# Wig Out

Judges to lose the wigs from today

Oct 14th 2011, 7:15 AM 6,968 Views 16 Comments

Starting this morning, judges will no longer be required to wear horsehair wigs – a tradition dating back to 1660 – in court.

# judges - Thursday 13 October, 2011

Alan Shatter hits out at media coverage of judges' appointments
# Courts
# Courts

Alan Shatter hits out at media coverage of judges' appointments

Oct 13th 2011, 9:47 PM 810 Views 16 Comments

The justice minister said negative stories risk discouraging people from taking important public-sector positions.

# judges - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Legal Services Bill proposes new regulator and more transparent fees
# Legal Services
# Legal Services

Legal Services Bill proposes new regulator and more transparent fees

Oct 5th 2011, 10:19 AM 1,635 Views 8 Comments

The Bill also proposes new protections for legal whistleblowers and removes the wig-wearing requirement for legal professionals in court.

# judges - Sunday 2 October, 2011

Plan to cut prison numbers by boosting community service
# Prisons
# Prisons

Plan to cut prison numbers by boosting community service

Oct 2nd 2011, 4:03 PM 364 Views 10 Comments

New legislation will force judges to consider community work instead of jail for minor offenders.

# judges - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Government to block "bizarre proposal" restricting lobbying of judges
# Lobbying
# Lobbying

Government to block "bizarre proposal" restricting lobbying of judges

Sep 21st 2011, 11:01 AM 1,045 Views 10 Comments

The government is to vote against John Crown’s bill which would require TDs and Senators to declare any contact with judges.

# judges - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

Column: A view to a kill – Why lawyers and judges should witness executions
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: A view to a kill – Why lawyers and judges should witness executions

Jul 27th 2011, 7:30 PM 44 Views 30 Comments

Legal analyst Andrew Cohen argues in The Atlantic that legal argument on lethal injections cannot continue without those involved in the debate seeing exactly what happens in the death chamber.

# judges - Monday 11 July, 2011

Hacker group Anonymous warns UK police and judges to 'brace' themselves
# Anonymous
# Anonymous

Hacker group Anonymous warns UK police and judges to 'brace' themselves

Jul 11th 2011, 6:03 PM 6,179 Views 16 Comments

A senior figure within Anonymous is thought to have given a warning that ‘tomorrow is the beginning’.

# judges - Saturday 25 June, 2011

# judges - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

Cabinet approves autumn referendum on allowing pay cuts for judges
# Referendum
# Referendum

Cabinet approves autumn referendum on allowing pay cuts for judges

Jun 14th 2011, 1:00 PM 966 Views 12 Comments

The Cabinet approves plans for a public vote on removing the safeguard for judges’ pay, alongside the Presidential election.

# judges - Thursday 28 April, 2011

Poll: Which of these professions do you trust least?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Which of these professions do you trust least?

Apr 28th 2011, 9:57 AM 6,297 Views 0 Comments

A new poll reveals doctors are the most trusted profession. But which profession do you trust least?

Doctors are the most trusted profession in Ireland
# Trusted
# Trusted

Doctors are the most trusted profession in Ireland

Apr 28th 2011, 9:51 AM 1,237 Views 2 Comments

A survey done on behalf of the Medical Council reveals, perhaps not surprisingly, that doctors are the most trusted profession but TDs and pollsters come bottom of the pile.

# judges - Friday 11 February, 2011

Sarkozy under pressure as French judges protest
# France
# France

Sarkozy under pressure as French judges protest

Feb 11th 2011, 11:11 AM 913 Views 0 Comments

The French president’s comments about a controversial murder case sparked an outcry from the country’s judiciary.

# judges - Thursday 6 January, 2011

22 judges decline to sign up for voluntary pension levy
# Tax
# Tax

22 judges decline to sign up for voluntary pension levy

Jan 6th 2011, 8:53 PM 656 Views 0 Comments

The Revenue Commissioners’ headline figures show that 125 of the country’s 147 judges have signed up to the scheme.