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#judicial appointments

# judicial-appointments - This year 2022

McEntee says diversity will be a focus of new process for appointing judges
# Judicial Appointments
# Judicial Appointments

McEntee says diversity will be a focus of new process for appointing judges

Mar 31st 2022, 11:56 AM 12,140 Views 38 Comments

The new Bill was approved by Cabinet earlier this week and will be published shortly.

# judicial-appointments - All time

Flanagan told Chief Justice in February that Supreme Court vacancy was a matter for the next government
# Judicial Appointments
# Judicial Appointments

Flanagan told Chief Justice in February that Supreme Court vacancy was a matter for the next government

Dec 17th 2020, 1:06 PM 12,288 Views 1 Comment

Correspondence relating to the matter has been released under a Freedom of Information request.

McEntee says new process for appointing judges will be 'streamlined and transparent'
# Judicial Appointments
# Judicial Appointments

McEntee says new process for appointing judges will be 'streamlined and transparent'

Dec 15th 2020, 1:33 PM 10,007 Views 33 Comments

A nine-person panel to select judges has been proposed by the Justice Minister.

Justice Minister insists she had enough experience to recommend appointment of Seamus Woulfe
# Helen McEntee
# Helen McEntee

Justice Minister insists she had enough experience to recommend appointment of Seamus Woulfe

Nov 20th 2020, 10:37 PM 37,558 Views 76 Comments

The minister confirmed this evening that the former Attorney General’s name was the only one she put forward

Shane Ross: Golfgate is proof that judicial appointments are infected by political patronage
# Opinion
# Opinion

Shane Ross: Golfgate is proof that judicial appointments are infected by political patronage

Oct 9th 2020, 11:01 AM 27,922 Views 54 Comments

Shane Ross analyses Seamus Woulfe’s account of the recent Golfgate controversy and has a few things to say.

Poland's top judge defies government 'purge' and shows up for work
# The Purge
# The Purge

Poland's top judge defies government 'purge' and shows up for work

Jul 4th 2018, 2:01 PM 20,126 Views 68 Comments

The dispute could end up in the European Court of Justice.

Call to scrap Ross's judge selection bill after Attorney General slams it as 'dog's dinner'
# Woulfe Bites
# Woulfe Bites

Call to scrap Ross's judge selection bill after Attorney General slams it as 'dog's dinner'

Mar 24th 2018, 12:21 PM 17,468 Views 65 Comments

The Taoiseach spoke with AG Seamus Woulfe last night in the wake of his comments.

Opinion: 'All judges do "do politics" - no judge is pure or neutral when deciding cases'
# Judicial Appointments
# Judicial Appointments

Opinion: 'All judges do "do politics" - no judge is pure or neutral when deciding cases'

Jun 28th 2017, 6:30 AM 4,753 Views 21 Comments

Those who appoint judges should be democratically accountable. The government is accountable, writes Dr Tom Hickey.

Ireland's top judge 'surprised' by Shane Ross comments that judiciary will fight change
# Back In His Box
# Back In His Box

Ireland's top judge 'surprised' by Shane Ross comments that judiciary will fight change

Nov 21st 2016, 6:10 AM 12,257 Views 35 Comments

Judicial appointments has become a hot topic of late.

Dáil to debate plan to take senior Garda and judicial appointments from government
# On The Bench
# On The Bench

Dáil to debate plan to take senior Garda and judicial appointments from government

Feb 21st 2014, 7:15 AM 6,562 Views 22 Comments

Independent TD Shane Ross says that “the system is rotten”.

Column: Heather Perrin’s conviction exposes flaws in the system
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Heather Perrin’s conviction exposes flaws in the system

Dec 11th 2012, 7:00 AM 441 Views 0 Comments

The system by which Ireland appoints its judges is now under scrutiny, writes Sarah McCabe – so how does it hold up?

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 96 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.