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# 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 8,682 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how Ireland can go about disregarding convictions made against gay and bisexual men under legislation that was later repealed.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 29,771 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 6,880 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 20,363 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 10,450 Views 29 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 6,297 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 54,494 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 9,632 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 27,250 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 9,759 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 16,616 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 36,376 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 47,465 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 41,445 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 26,955 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 30,469 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 27,570 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 12,937 Views 7 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 16,123 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 30,655 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 12,486 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 26,136 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 12,131 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 17,165 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 26,305 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 27,857 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 435,386 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 31,691 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 147,991 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 5,825 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 21,038 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 22,887 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 7,360 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 24,625 Views 24 Comments

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

# justice - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

'It's in crisis': Law Society raises concerns over security issues in family courts system
# Family Court
# Family Court

'It's in crisis': Law Society raises concerns over security issues in family courts system

Feb 20th 2019, 10:20 AM 13,063 Views 0 Comments

Members of the Law Society’s family and child law committee are to appear before the Oireachtas Committee on Justice this morning.

# justice - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Lynn Ruane: People with a criminal record for minor offences deserve a second chance
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lynn Ruane: People with a criminal record for minor offences deserve a second chance

Jan 13th 2019, 8:50 PM 24,224 Views 55 Comments

Convictions for minor offences can hold people back from accessing employment and education long after they have completed their rehabilitation, writes Lynn Ruane.

# justice - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Over 8,750 drivers were arrested last year on suspicion of driving under the influence of drink or drugs
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Over 8,750 drivers were arrested last year on suspicion of driving under the influence of drink or drugs

Jan 1st 2019, 3:59 PM 24,790 Views 52 Comments

Figures on roads policing detections were released today by gardaí.

# justice - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Charlie Haughey was urged to pressure 'British arrogance' over Birmingham Six and Guildford Four
# State Papers
# State Papers

Charlie Haughey was urged to pressure 'British arrogance' over Birmingham Six and Guildford Four

Dec 29th 2018, 9:30 AM 11,636 Views 14 Comments

The convictions of the nine men and one women were ultimately quashed.

# justice - Saturday 15 December, 2018

'We're not getting justice': Shane Tuohey's family kept in the dark in inquiry into his death
# Offaly
# Offaly

'We're not getting justice': Shane Tuohey's family kept in the dark in inquiry into his death

Dec 15th 2018, 10:00 PM 24,658 Views 0 Comments

The 23-year-old man’s body was recovered from the River Brosna in 2002. His family believes he was murdered.

# justice - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Committee backs changes to ‘women’s place in the home' section of Constitution
# Oireachtas
# Oireachtas

Committee backs changes to ‘women’s place in the home' section of Constitution

Dec 6th 2018, 1:57 PM 6,918 Views 15 Comments

The Justice Committee published a report on the matter today.

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