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The Explainer x Noteworthy: Why are Travellers so overrepresented in prison?
Reporter Michelle Hennessy tells Susan Daly about Noteworthy’s latest project which examined the impact of the justice system on Travellers.
Blind Justice: How prison is leaving Travellers isolated and traumatised
From unfair treatment to overuse of protection regimes, Noteworthy and The Journal investigate inequality in Ireland’s justice system.
From unfair treatment to overuse of protection regimes, Noteworthy and The Journal investigate inequality in Ireland's justice system
Reports of prison staff using anti-Traveller language, with experts saying 'systematic change' and 'accountability' is needed
Traveller Advocate: There is 'structural racism in the criminal justice system'
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Ana Kriegel murder: The sentences Boy A and Boy B could be facing
The two teengers are to be sentenced in four weeks’ time.
'My biggest regret is not reporting my rape. My rapist has a comfortable life with a wife and kids'
I am here, almost two years later, only just beginning to pick up the pieces of my own life, writes Morgan Barbour.
'A mockery of the justice system': There are almost 116k outstanding warrants
Many relate to non-payment of fines.
In Ireland, a man can actually confess to rape and still serve no time in prison
Yesterday Magnus Meyer Hustveit walked free from court after admitting that he had repeatedly raped his former girlfriend when she was unconscious.
Irish judges are among the best paid in Europe
A judge at the beginning of their career can expect to take home €122,512.
Swords, Balbriggan, Tallaght and Dún Laoghaire - You're keeping your courthouses
A plan to close them has been shelved.
Former Head of Legal at Danske Bank appointed to High Court
Dr Max Barrett was nominated by the government following today’s Cabinet meeting.
Big increase in number of women being sent to jail
The number of women being sent to jail has increased by one third in the last three years, while the number of men being imprisoned has levelled off.
"Not all prisoners are suitable for release"- Shatter speaks about parole
The Justice Minister said that public safety must be of paramount importance to the planned statutory parole board.
Column: Why and how are children taken into State care?
When the State intervenes in family situations, it does so in our name. We should be aware of child care proceedings so we can all participate in an informed discussion rather than reacting to the latest headline, writes Carol Coulter.
Explainer: What is the Court of Appeal Referendum all about?
All the questions you were embarrassed to ask – answered.
Strauss-Kahn: I'm still angry that I was treated as guilty
The ex-IMF chief says he should never have been paraded before TV cameras in handcuffs on charges of sexual assault that were later dropped.
Women prisoners line up fashion label
Italy’s biggest prison is launching a not-for-profit brand linked to LVMH luxury giant – and inmates get paid.
Campaign to help sex abuse survivors launched
The movement has called for change and more transparency in Ireland’s justice system.
Here's how 7,500 people went to jail for not paying fines in 2012
An average of 20 people a day were jailed for non-payment of fines last year – despite moves to reduce the figures.
Belgium vows to toughen parole after Dutroux ex-wife outcry
Belgium’s Prime Minister has vowed to toughen parole rules following the release of the accomplice and ex-wife of paedophile serial killer Marc Dutroux.
Column: Sleepless nights and anger – it’s all part of being a crime victim
For those affected by crime the emotional effects can be as damaging as the physical ones, writes Maeve Ryan.
Assange in UK supreme court to fight extradition order
Over the next two days, the Wikileaks founder will try to persuade British judges to quash an order for him to face sexual assault allegations in Sweden.