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# justice-department - Saturday 20 June, 2020

US Justice Department puts pressure on New York prosecutor investigating Trump allies to resign

The Manhattan prosecutor said he was refusing to leave his post and his ongoing investigations would continue

# justice-department - Sunday 10 May, 2020

'We've been firefighting': Inside the State's response to Covid-19 in Direct Provision

There are now 149 cases of Covid-19 in Direct Provision.

# justice-department - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Justice Dept: Over 650 new beds 'will facilitate greater social distancing and isolation' in Direct Provision

The new accommodation will mainly be located in hotels in Dublin, Galway and Cork.

# justice-department - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Direct Provision expert group announced to look at ways to 'better meet needs of asylum seekers'

Among the issues the group will examine is engaging with communities where Direct Provision centres are due to open.

# justice-department - Thursday 26 December, 2019

'Nothing special being asked of Oughterard' in accommodating asylum seekers, said top Justice official

Plans for a Direct Provision centre were abandoned after weeks of protests by locals.

# justice-department - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Oughterard Direct Provision centre operator feared arson attack after men allegedly breached property

Plans for the centre were abandoned after weeks of protests by locals.

# justice-department - Saturday 17 August, 2019

US issues warrant to seize Iranian oil tanker, a day after judge allows its release

The tanker Grace 1 was detained six weeks ago on suspicion of violating international sanctions on Syria.

# justice-department - Monday 12 August, 2019

Asylum seekers told not to bring food to rooms 'under any circumstance' by Dublin hotel

Over 1,000 asylum seekers are now living in hotels and B&Bs around Ireland.

# justice-department - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

United States announces investigation into whether major online companies have 'stifled' competition

The investigation comes after the European Union imposed hefty fines on Google recently.

# justice-department - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Deportation orders were issued for 92 children last year

385 children have been issued with deportation orders over the past five years.

# justice-department - 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-department - Sunday 6 May, 2018

People who become Irish citizens on 21 May won't be able to vote in Eighth referendum

This is because they can only show an intention to become a citizen in the period between 8 May and polling day on 25 May.

# justice-department - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Reports that Trump could be questioned soon over alleged Russian election meddling

Reports have indicated that Trump could be questioned in the “coming weeks”.

# justice-department - Friday 5 January, 2018

Minister to take no further action after claims Direct Provision residents were 'denied Christmas celebrations'

A Justice Department spokesperson said that it had received the report from centre.

# justice-department - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Number of human trafficking victims in Ireland rose for third consecutive year

Sexual exploitation is most common but there has been an increase in the proportion of labour exploitation being detected.

# justice-department - 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-department - Sunday 26 February, 2017

26 Justice Department employees suspended from duty with full pay

Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett, who received the information, contrasted this with the fact the Garda Commissioner is still in her role.

# justice-department - Thursday 29 September, 2016

GRA boss accepts planned strike may not be legal

Gardaí are planning to withdraw their services on four days in November in dispute over pay.

# justice-department - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

An Irish man has been extradited to the US for trafficking rhinoceros horns

Patrick Sheridan was originally arrested in the UK in January.

# justice-department - Friday 8 May, 2015

'More needs to be done': Baltimore police face a civil rights probe

‘There has been a serious erosion of public trust’.

# justice-department - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Will David Drumm be extradited from the US to face charges in Ireland?

A request to US authorities has been reportedly made today.

# justice-department - Sunday 16 November, 2014

'The Government aren't willing to address the rise in disability hate crime'

That’s according to disability campaigner Frank Larkin.

# justice-department - Monday 3 November, 2014

'I don’t know how to be happy': Asylum seekers speak out about their experiences in Ireland

A new documentary marks the first time a camera crew has gained access to a Direct Provision Centre.

# justice-department - Friday 22 August, 2014

Demonstration to close 'inhumane' direct provision centre in Limerick taking place today

Four men went on hunger strike this week due to the conditions.

# justice-department - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Stardust campaigner wants to meet Justice Minister - after saying she 'wouldn't darken her door'

Geraldine Foy is a researcher for Stardust campaigners and has been in contact with Minister Frances Fitzgerald’s department.

# justice-department - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Justice Committee to Secretary General: We will ask you about Guerin Report

Brian Purcell will appear before the Oireachtas Justice Committee the week after next.

# justice-department - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Banking giant JP Morgan 'fined $13 billion by US government'

The deal, which is the largest ever between the US government and a single company, will settle an investigation into bad mortgage loans sold by the bank.

# justice-department - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

A massive and unprecedented intrusion: AP slams US government's snooping

The US Justice Department obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors working for the Associated Press, the news agency has confirmed.

# justice-department - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

From The42 End game for Lance Armstrong as US Justice Department says he was 'unjustly enriched' Lance

End game for Lance Armstrong as US Justice Department says he was 'unjustly enriched'

Federal officials laid out their case against the shamed cyclist.

# justice-department - Sunday 7 April, 2013

From The42 Lance Armstrong asks court to dismiss SCA lawsuit Appeal

Lance Armstrong asks court to dismiss SCA lawsuit

SCA Promotions say he committed fraud by using performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France.

# justice-department - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

US Supreme Court halts turnover of secret IRA tapes

The tapes were recorded by researchers at Boston College who interviewed a former IRA member.

# justice-department - Monday 2 July, 2012

GlaxoSmithKline fined $3 billion in US

The fine was the largest health care fraud settlement in US history.

# justice-department - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Ireland has no immediate plans to follow UK crackdown on internet trolls

The Justice Department had no specific comment to make on proposed changes to the UK Defamation Bill.

# justice-department - Friday 27 April, 2012

Minister for Justice releases figures on child abductions during 2011

Releasing the figures on parental-child abduction, Alan Shatter urged estranged partners experiencing problems to seek mediation in the best interests of the children involved.

# justice-department - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Nearly 150 new cases of child abductions in 2010

Department of Justice says that 193 children were suspected abducted from and into Ireland last year – many in custody wranglings.