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#Justice

# justice - Thursday 7 July, 2022

110 gardaí on suspension including 17 for 'sexual offences'
# Suspended
# Suspended

110 gardaí on suspension including 17 for 'sexual offences'

Jul 7th 2022, 5:38 PM 19,586 Views 0 Comments

Twenty three gardaí have been suspended so far this year.

# justice - Friday 1 July, 2022

Stardust inquests to have independent jury following passing of legislation in the Dáil
# Stardust
# Stardust

Stardust inquests to have independent jury following passing of legislation in the Dáil

Jul 1st 2022, 12:26 PM 5,290 Views 5 Comments

Jurors are currently selected for inquests by Gardaí, but campaigners had raised concerns about this due to the force’s involvement in the inquest.

# justice - Thursday 23 June, 2022

Landmark study finds Travellers’ trust in justice system is ‘extremely low’
# Report
# Report

Landmark study finds Travellers’ trust in justice system is ‘extremely low’

Jun 23rd 2022, 8:00 AM 12,253 Views 0 Comments

“Travellers do not trust the Irish criminal justice system to treat them fairly,” UL Professor Amanda Haynes said.

# justice - Thursday 9 June, 2022

Government rushing in emergency laws to solve High Court ban on Garda court presenters
# New Rule
# New Rule

Government rushing in emergency laws to solve High Court ban on Garda court presenters

Jun 9th 2022, 4:35 PM 28,683 Views 0 Comments

Ms Justice Marguerite Bolger said that the use of court presenters was beyond the permitted powers of gardaí.

# justice - Thursday 2 June, 2022

Minister for Justice to launch review of the Civil Legal Aid Scheme this month
# Law
# Law

Minister for Justice to launch review of the Civil Legal Aid Scheme this month

Jun 2nd 2022, 4:15 AM 9,820 Views 5 Comments

An eleven-person Review Group will be chaired by retired Chief Justice, Frank Clarke.

# justice - Thursday 26 May, 2022

'Allow us to compete' - McClenaghan launches appeal after Commonwealth Games ban
# Justice
From The42
# Justice

'Allow us to compete' - McClenaghan launches appeal after Commonwealth Games ban

Updated May 26th 2022, 8:19 PM 44,424 Views 28 Comments

The 22-year-old and two Northern Ireland team-mates have been told they are ineligible to compete in the event.

# justice - Thursday 5 May, 2022

Ireland needs new scheme to disregard historic convictions of gay and bisexual men, experts advise
# Justice
# Justice

Ireland needs new scheme to disregard historic convictions of gay and bisexual men, experts advise

May 5th 2022, 4:27 PM 8,774 Views 5 Comments

A working group is examining how Ireland can go about disregarding convictions made against gay and bisexual men under legislation that was later repealed.

# justice - Friday 29 April, 2022

'How can we prove it?': Travellers highlight barriers to justice after incidents of discrimination
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

'How can we prove it?': Travellers highlight barriers to justice after incidents of discrimination

Apr 29th 2022, 6:00 AM 29,944 Views 0 Comments

Traveller women who were surveyed said businesses may deploy “sneaky ways” to refuse them service.

# justice - Monday 18 April, 2022

Lyra McKee’s family ‘waiting for justice’ three years after her murder
# Derry
# Derry

Lyra McKee’s family ‘waiting for justice’ three years after her murder

Apr 18th 2022, 4:40 PM 6,932 Views 0 Comments

Vigils were held in Belfast and Derry to mark the third anniversary of Ms McKee’s death on April 18 2019.

# justice - Monday 28 March, 2022

Judges to be given power to set minimum sentences for murder cases
# Justice Plan 2022
# Justice Plan 2022

Judges to be given power to set minimum sentences for murder cases

Mar 28th 2022, 7:45 AM 20,415 Views 37 Comments

The proposal is contained in an annual Justice plan by the Government.

# justice - Thursday 30 December, 2021

Vast majority of people believe poorer people get worse legal outcomes
# Justice
# Justice

Vast majority of people believe poorer people get worse legal outcomes

Dec 30th 2021, 1:33 PM 10,470 Views 28 Comments

The survey found that people believed the free legal aid scheme was vital to ensuring equal access to justice.

# justice - Monday 13 December, 2021

Larry Nassar abuse victims to receive $380 million after reaching settlement - report
# Justice
From The42
# Justice

Larry Nassar abuse victims to receive $380 million after reaching settlement - report

Dec 13th 2021, 9:13 PM 6,312 Views 0 Comments

The settlement with USA Gymnastics ends a five-year legal battle.

# justice - Monday 1 November, 2021

Helen McEntee returns as Justice Minister today after six months maternity leave
# Back To Work
# Back To Work

Helen McEntee returns as Justice Minister today after six months maternity leave

Updated Nov 1st 2021, 12:48 PM 54,553 Views 49 Comments

McEntee gave birth to a boy in April, becoming the first woman to have a baby while serving in Cabinet.

# justice - Friday 1 October, 2021

Chief Justice calls for greater spend by Government to ensure access to justice
# Courts
# Courts

Chief Justice calls for greater spend by Government to ensure access to justice

Oct 1st 2021, 11:34 AM 9,649 Views 26 Comments

The Chief Justice was speaking at a conference on access to the justice system.

# justice - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Justice Department argues Donald Trump cannot be held liable for ‘crude’ remarks
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Justice Department argues Donald Trump cannot be held liable for ‘crude’ remarks

Jun 8th 2021, 7:25 AM 27,258 Views 18 Comments

The former American leader recently teased the prospect of another presidential bid in 2024.

# justice - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Barristers urge caution on widespread roll-out of remote court hearings after Covid
# Justice
# Justice

Barristers urge caution on widespread roll-out of remote court hearings after Covid

May 4th 2021, 2:15 PM 9,775 Views 8 Comments

The Bar of Ireland said remote hearings impact on judicial interaction and the management of witnesses.

# justice - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Justice Gerard Hogan nominated for appointment to the Supreme Court
# Courts
# Courts

Justice Gerard Hogan nominated for appointment to the Supreme Court

Apr 20th 2021, 8:26 PM 16,638 Views 6 Comments

Five additional judges will be appointed to the High Court in a bid to clear the backlog of cases.

# justice - Monday 23 November, 2020

Sharing intimate images with intent to harm could carry seven year prison sentence
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

Sharing intimate images with intent to harm could carry seven year prison sentence

Nov 23rd 2020, 5:14 PM 36,405 Views 35 Comments

The new offences deal with the non-consensual distribution of intimate images.

# justice - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Explainer: What are the new Garda powers and what fines can be given?
# New Penalties
# New Penalties

Explainer: What are the new Garda powers and what fines can be given?

Oct 21st 2020, 5:33 PM 47,502 Views 64 Comments

The fines will not come into effect for another week or two.

# justice - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Government will 'act on' any NPHET recommendations for Dublin before weekend, Helen McEntee says
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Government will 'act on' any NPHET recommendations for Dublin before weekend, Helen McEntee says

Sep 17th 2020, 9:13 AM 41,463 Views 124 Comments

Dublin has seen a considerable increase in Covid-19 cases in recent weeks.

# justice - Friday 21 August, 2020

51 inmates in Irish prisons still 'slopping out' despite government pledge to end practice by this year
# Prisoners
# Prisoners

51 inmates in Irish prisons still 'slopping out' despite government pledge to end practice by this year

Aug 21st 2020, 6:15 AM 27,054 Views 36 Comments

The total figure is a decrease from 465 people in January 2014.

# justice - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

'Our relentless pursuit': Gardaí vow to bring others involved in Adrian Donohoe's murder to justice
# Justice
# Justice

'Our relentless pursuit': Gardaí vow to bring others involved in Adrian Donohoe's murder to justice

Updated Aug 12th 2020, 2:35 PM 30,502 Views 27 Comments

Garda colleagues said they hope other suspects will be held accountable.

# justice - Saturday 11 July, 2020

Opinion: 25 years ago today, the UN let Srebrenica happen. Now, it is allowing history repeat itself in Syria
# Justice
# Justice

Opinion: 25 years ago today, the UN let Srebrenica happen. Now, it is allowing history repeat itself in Syria

Jul 11th 2020, 10:00 AM 27,590 Views 31 Comments

The UN can’t defend people in Syria or even deliver aid, writes Barry Andrews. The least we can do is prepare for the prosecution of the terrible crimes that happen there.

Courts gearing up to expand sittings with new plans to deal with the 'growing backlog of cases'
# Justice
# Justice

Courts gearing up to expand sittings with new plans to deal with the 'growing backlog of cases'

Jul 11th 2020, 6:30 AM 13,012 Views 8 Comments

Chief Justice Frank Clarke said detailed planning is set to progress cases of all types to be heard from late August and through September.

# justice - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Tens of thousands of immigration renewals can now be done online
# Burgh Quay
# Burgh Quay

Tens of thousands of immigration renewals can now be done online

Jul 7th 2020, 1:04 PM 16,147 Views 5 Comments

The Department of Justice is seeking to reduce footfall at the Registration Office.

# justice - Friday 12 June, 2020

Justice Mary Irvine to become first female President of the High Court
# Justice
# Justice

Justice Mary Irvine to become first female President of the High Court

Jun 12th 2020, 8:21 PM 30,708 Views 57 Comments

The judge has been nominated by government and will be appointed by President Michael D Higgins.

# justice - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Fifa urges leagues to use 'common sense' on disciplining players over George Floyd protests
# Justice
From The42
# Justice

Fifa urges leagues to use 'common sense' on disciplining players over George Floyd protests

Jun 2nd 2020, 2:55 PM 12,492 Views 6 Comments

The German Football Association is investigating players displaying political messages during matches.

# justice - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Prosecutors quit after being overruled in case of Trump aide Roger Stone
# Resigned
# Resigned

Prosecutors quit after being overruled in case of Trump aide Roger Stone

Feb 12th 2020, 6:59 PM 26,153 Views 33 Comments

The Justice Department had overruled lawyers’ prison time request following an intervention by the president.

# justice - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Iran makes arrests and plans 'special court' over shooting down of Ukrainian plane
# Tehran
# Tehran

Iran makes arrests and plans 'special court' over shooting down of Ukrainian plane

Jan 14th 2020, 8:51 AM 12,147 Views 33 Comments

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said ‘anyone who should be punished must be punished’.

# justice - Thursday 24 October, 2019

'The law is weak': Government launches public consultation on hate speech
# Racism
# Racism

'The law is weak': Government launches public consultation on hate speech

Updated Oct 24th 2019, 1:12 PM 17,197 Views 64 Comments

The Department of Justice is currently finalising research on legislative approaches to tackling hate crime in other countries.

# justice - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Minister promises 'urgent action' after shock High Court ruling on citizenship applicants
# Citizenship
# Citizenship

Minister promises 'urgent action' after shock High Court ruling on citizenship applicants

Jul 18th 2019, 1:17 PM 26,331 Views 50 Comments

Nobody can now be granted Irish citizenship if they have spent a single day outside the country in the past year.

# justice - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Government 'carefully studying' ruling not to grant citizenship to those who temporarily leave Ireland
# Citizenship
# Citizenship

Government 'carefully studying' ruling not to grant citizenship to those who temporarily leave Ireland

Jul 17th 2019, 7:41 PM 27,876 Views 80 Comments

The ruling applies to those who have left Ireland in the year before they apply for citizenship.

Shock ruling says citizenship cannot be granted if applicant has spent a day outside Ireland in past year
# Courts
# Courts

Shock ruling says citizenship cannot be granted if applicant has spent a day outside Ireland in past year

Jul 17th 2019, 2:40 PM 435,594 Views 228 Comments

Experts called the ruling “absurd”, pointing out that the law on citizenship has never been interpreted so strictly before.

# justice - Monday 15 July, 2019

Ana Kriegel murder: Sentencing of Boy A and Boy B delayed until 29 October
# Courts
# Courts

Ana Kriegel murder: Sentencing of Boy A and Boy B delayed until 29 October

Jul 15th 2019, 11:54 AM 31,719 Views 0 Comments

The court is waiting for psychiatric reports to be completed.

# justice - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Ana Kriegel murder: The sentences Boy A and Boy B could be facing
# Justice System
# Justice System

Ana Kriegel murder: The sentences Boy A and Boy B could be facing

Jun 19th 2019, 4:31 PM 148,041 Views 0 Comments

The two teengers are to be sentenced in four weeks’ time.

# justice - Monday 17 June, 2019

Over 355,000 hours of community service work carried out by offenders last year
# Probation Service
# Probation Service

Over 355,000 hours of community service work carried out by offenders last year

Jun 17th 2019, 6:00 AM 5,854 Views 11 Comments

The 2018 annual report of the Probation Service is published today.

# justice - Monday 29 April, 2019

Irish citizens who commit serious offences abroad will be open to prosecution from today
# Criminal Justice
# Criminal Justice

Irish citizens who commit serious offences abroad will be open to prosecution from today

Apr 29th 2019, 7:18 AM 21,061 Views 23 Comments

The law enables Ireland to ratify the Istanbul Convention.

# justice - Sunday 31 March, 2019

Finian McGrath withdraws comments over political policing after strong criticism from Cabinet colleagues

Finian McGrath withdraws comments over political policing after strong criticism from Cabinet colleagues

Updated Mar 31st 2019, 5:56 PM 22,904 Views 66 Comments

In an interview with the Sunday Independent, McGrath said the policing of new drink driving laws had been “really over the top”.

# justice - Monday 4 March, 2019

Supreme Court cuts wait time for appeals to one year
# Justice
# Justice

Supreme Court cuts wait time for appeals to one year

Mar 4th 2019, 3:12 PM 7,369 Views 0 Comments

The court has now effectively disposed of its backlog of legacy cases.

# justice - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Family of murdered woman Clodagh Hawe to meet Garda Commissioner
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Family of murdered woman Clodagh Hawe to meet Garda Commissioner

Feb 28th 2019, 8:21 PM 24,662 Views 24 Comments

Clodagh’s family met with Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan today.

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