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Oscar Pistorius granted bail and will appeal murder conviction
# Bail
# Bail

Oscar Pistorius granted bail and will appeal murder conviction

Dec 8th 2015, 8:49 AM 10,752 Views 12 Comments

His case has been postponed until April 2016.

Man behind worst car crash in history of State to spend four years in jail
# Re-sentencing
# Re-sentencing

Man behind worst car crash in history of State to spend four years in jail

Dec 7th 2015, 11:31 PM 56,475 Views 36 Comments

Shaun Kelly has been sentenced to eight years in prison with the final four suspended.

Doctor and his wife who kept man as a slave jailed for 12 years
# Slavery
# Slavery

Doctor and his wife who kept man as a slave jailed for 12 years

Dec 7th 2015, 9:36 PM 33,955 Views 15 Comments

They called the man a “parasite” and made him be their “house boy”.

Limerick man sentenced to 12 and a half years for brutal, repeated rape of woman in her home
# Courts
# Courts

Limerick man sentenced to 12 and a half years for brutal, repeated rape of woman in her home

Nov 12th 2015, 5:23 PM 21,548 Views 15 Comments

Alan Hanley received concurrent sentences for three counts of rape, a more serious attack than which would be ‘hard to envisage’ according to judge Deirdre Murphy.

78-year-old man pleads guilty to raping niece and grandniece
# Carlow
# Carlow

78-year-old man pleads guilty to raping niece and grandniece

Oct 6th 2015, 6:15 AM 22,311 Views 0 Comments

The man claimed his grandniece asked him to pay her for sex.

Man faces maximum of 10 years in prison after sexually assaulting woman at party
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Man faces maximum of 10 years in prison after sexually assaulting woman at party

Oct 5th 2015, 4:54 PM 33,309 Views 0 Comments

Andrew Durran is due to be sentenced next month.

Karen Buckley's killer sentenced to minimum of 23 years in prison for her murder
# Alexander Pacteau
# Alexander Pacteau

Karen Buckley's killer sentenced to minimum of 23 years in prison for her murder

Sep 8th 2015, 9:58 AM 63,166 Views 45 Comments

Her parents said: “Today’s life sentence will not bring our beautiful Karen back.”

Karen Buckley killer's sentencing to be broadcast live on TV
# Alexander Pacteau
# Alexander Pacteau

Karen Buckley killer's sentencing to be broadcast live on TV

Sep 5th 2015, 12:20 PM 21,990 Views 29 Comments

Sky News will show the hearing.

Man to face jail after being caught with "Aladdin's cave" of drugs, ammo and Garda uniforms
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man to face jail after being caught with "Aladdin's cave" of drugs, ammo and Garda uniforms

Jul 25th 2015, 7:30 AM 22,725 Views 0 Comments

A customs officer carrying out a random spot check at a storage facility in Dublin almost two years ago smelled cannabis.

In Ireland, a man can actually confess to rape and still serve no time in prison
# Column
# Column

In Ireland, a man can actually confess to rape and still serve no time in prison

Jul 15th 2015, 6:00 PM 15,407 Views 80 Comments

Yesterday Magnus Meyer Hustveit walked free from court after admitting that he had repeatedly raped his former girlfriend when she was unconscious.

Graham Dwyer likely to lodge appeal against conviction
# Graham Dwyer Trial
# Graham Dwyer Trial

Graham Dwyer likely to lodge appeal against conviction

Apr 20th 2015, 8:01 AM 23,108 Views 26 Comments

There were numerous legal arguments that Dwyer’s legal team could argue are grounds for appeal.

Graham Dwyer to be sentenced to life in prison in court today
# Court
# Court

Graham Dwyer to be sentenced to life in prison in court today

Apr 20th 2015, 6:01 AM 7,143 Views 8 Comments

Last month, Dwyer closed his eyes and shook his head when the guilty verdict was delivered.

How long will Graham Dwyer be in prison for?
# Lifer
# Lifer

How long will Graham Dwyer be in prison for?

Mar 27th 2015, 3:56 PM 86,345 Views 92 Comments

In murder trials in Ireland, there is an automatic life sentence applied on a guilty finding.

TV weatherman Fred Talbot sentenced to five years in prison for sexually abusing boys
# Jailed
# Jailed

TV weatherman Fred Talbot sentenced to five years in prison for sexually abusing boys

Mar 13th 2015, 2:22 PM 14,290 Views 19 Comments

Police said he plied the boys with alcohol on school trips when he was a teacher.

Seven people sentenced in £1.5m mortgage fraud case
# Fraudsters
# Fraudsters

Seven people sentenced in £1.5m mortgage fraud case

Nov 18th 2014, 1:59 PM 15,352 Views 11 Comments

A business man, members of his family and his solicitor were all involved in the scam.

Prosecutors to appeal Oscar Pistorius verdict and sentencing
# South Africa
# South Africa

Prosecutors to appeal Oscar Pistorius verdict and sentencing

Oct 27th 2014, 1:09 PM 13,253 Views 47 Comments

The next step is to file papers in court

Oscar Pistorius jailed for 5 years for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp
# Culpable Homicide
# Culpable Homicide

Oscar Pistorius jailed for 5 years for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

Oct 21st 2014, 11:14 PM 78,525 Views 131 Comments

The 27-year-old athlete was found guilty of the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp.

Pistorius banned from defending Paralympic gold medals in Rio in 2016
# Ruled Out
From The42
# Ruled Out

Pistorius banned from defending Paralympic gold medals in Rio in 2016

Oct 21st 2014, 11:37 AM 14,446 Views 18 Comments

Pistorius won sprint gold medals at three Paralympic Games as well as competing in the 2012 London Olympics.

10 years in jail or house arrest? Oscar Pistorius will be sentenced today for killing his girlfriend
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

10 years in jail or house arrest? Oscar Pistorius will be sentenced today for killing his girlfriend

Oct 21st 2014, 6:40 AM 5,956 Views 29 Comments

Correctional services have denied reports that they were already preparing a cell for Pistorius in a high-security section of Pretoria Central Prison.

Reeva Steenkamp's family rejected "blood money" from Pistorius
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

Reeva Steenkamp's family rejected "blood money" from Pistorius

Oct 14th 2014, 6:32 PM 11,132 Views 11 Comments

His sentencing hearing heard today that he offered the family $34,000.

Here's how long Oscar Pistorius's prison sentence could be
# Culpable Homicide
# Culpable Homicide

Here's how long Oscar Pistorius's prison sentence could be

Sep 12th 2014, 11:31 AM 15,544 Views 19 Comments

The former Olympian’s sentence could technically be left off with a fine and suspended sentence.

Anthony Lyons to spend 18 months in prison
# Courts
# Courts

Anthony Lyons to spend 18 months in prison

Jul 31st 2014, 10:12 AM 18,688 Views 55 Comments

Lyons had been found guilty of sexually assaulting a young woman in Dublin in 2010.

More people who say they were abused by Rolf Harris have come forward
# Abuse
# Abuse

More people who say they were abused by Rolf Harris have come forward

Jul 1st 2014, 8:26 AM 9,676 Views 29 Comments

Rolf Harris is due to be sentenced on Friday after being found guilty of 12 counts of indecent assault.

Niall Collins admits that asking a judge not to jail a drug dealer was 'a mistake'
# I'm Sorry
# I'm Sorry

Niall Collins admits that asking a judge not to jail a drug dealer was 'a mistake'

Jun 20th 2014, 10:29 PM 15,470 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, his party leader Micheál Martin says that the Limerick TD’s position IS tenable.

Opinion: Would stricter guidelines for trial judges encourage more consistent sentencing?
# Judiciary
# Judiciary

Opinion: Would stricter guidelines for trial judges encourage more consistent sentencing?

May 30th 2014, 1:00 PM 190 Views 20 Comments

The current Anthony Lyons case has highlighted the problem of uniformity regarding criminal sanctions. Is there a way to improve consistency and fairness of sentencing?

Max Clifford to be told today if he's going to jail over sexual assaults
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

Max Clifford to be told today if he's going to jail over sexual assaults

May 2nd 2014, 8:34 AM 8,258 Views 33 Comments

The PR guru was found guilty of eight counts of indecent assault.

Anglo pair in court to face sentencing for illegal loan scheme
# Anglo Trial
# Anglo Trial

Anglo pair in court to face sentencing for illegal loan scheme

Apr 28th 2014, 6:15 AM 7,309 Views 41 Comments

Willie McAteer and Pat Whelan will find out today if they are to face a jail term.

Anglo pair could each face five years in prison for each offence
# Anglo Trial
# Anglo Trial

Anglo pair could each face five years in prison for each offence

Apr 17th 2014, 6:28 PM 13,681 Views 115 Comments

The charges carry a penalty of up to five years in prison and/or a fine of up to €30,000 per offence.

Sentencing deferred in case of Cork mother who smothered son
# Diane Ward
# Diane Ward

Sentencing deferred in case of Cork mother who smothered son

Apr 7th 2014, 2:31 PM 9,343 Views 0 Comments

Diane Ward attempted to take her own life the night she smothered her 8-year-old son Anthony with a pillow.

Groups say 'justice was delivered' in Athlone rape case ruling
# Life Sentence
# Life Sentence

Groups say 'justice was delivered' in Athlone rape case ruling

Mar 3rd 2014, 10:13 PM 14,766 Views 12 Comments

The Rape Crisis Centre say that the children received support ‘immediately’ and so ‘recovery is now possible’.

France scrum-half Morgan Parra to learn Six Nations fate tomorrow
# Sentencing
From The42
# Sentencing

France scrum-half Morgan Parra to learn Six Nations fate tomorrow

Feb 26th 2014, 3:42 PM 3,762 Views 4 Comments

The Clermont number nine attended a disciplinary hearing in Paris this morning.

Aaron McKenna: Why do the Irish courts not care about women?
# Payoff
# Payoff

Aaron McKenna: Why do the Irish courts not care about women?

Feb 1st 2014, 8:00 AM 873 Views 99 Comments

Our courts seem to have affected an uncaring view towards violent and sexual crimes against women – allowing offenders to escape jail sentences by simply giving their victims a payoff. It is horrific and unacceptable.

India to hold vigils to mark anniversary of gang-rape victim's death
# India
# India

India to hold vigils to mark anniversary of gang-rape victim's death

Dec 29th 2013, 10:08 AM 6,644 Views 9 Comments

The 23-year-old physiotherapy student died this day last year, nearly two weeks after being attacked by a gang of men on a moving bus in Dehli.

Thomas Byrne to be sentenced this afternoon
# Fraud
# Fraud

Thomas Byrne to be sentenced this afternoon

Dec 2nd 2013, 1:49 PM 10,565 Views 36 Comments

The 47-year-old was found guilty in the State’s biggest fraud trial last month.

Man sentenced to seven years for attacking police officer with knife
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Man sentenced to seven years for attacking police officer with knife

Nov 12th 2013, 2:32 PM 16,789 Views 38 Comments

Speaking today after an earlier court hearing, the injured officer said, “I believe this was a fair sentence for fairly nasty and serious offences.”

‘Accountability and lessons need to be learnt from the deaths of Bray fire men’
# Fire Service
# Fire Service

‘Accountability and lessons need to be learnt from the deaths of Bray fire men’

Oct 26th 2013, 7:30 AM 4,915 Views 10 Comments

The IFESA, local Wicklow councillors and family of the deceased firemen are asking for a full fire service to be rolled out.

Judge urged to sentence Delhi gang rapists to death
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

Judge urged to sentence Delhi gang rapists to death

Sep 11th 2013, 8:36 AM 5,269 Views 22 Comments

The judge is hearing arguments in a fast-track court as he considers how to punish the men who were found guilty of “cold-blooded murder”.

Four men convicted in India gang rape case
# India
# India

Four men convicted in India gang rape case

Sep 10th 2013, 8:22 AM 6,213 Views 18 Comments

The four may, who now face the possibility of hanging, are expected to be sentenced tomorrow.

Column: I saw the pain and terror 'Whitey' Bulger created – he was no Robin Hood
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I saw the pain and terror 'Whitey' Bulger created – he was no Robin Hood

Aug 14th 2013, 7:00 AM 448 Views 35 Comments

Growing up just a few miles down the road from the Boston neighbourhood where gangster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger reigned, I saw through the lies that he protected residents from drugs and violence, writes Larry Donnelly.

Mentally disabled inmate on death row gets stay of execution in the US
# Execution
# Execution

Mentally disabled inmate on death row gets stay of execution in the US

Jul 15th 2013, 10:00 PM 24,661 Views 116 Comments

The 52-year-old was already serving life in prison for the murder of his girlfriend when he bludgeoned a fellow prisoner to death in 1990.