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GMB is now the union for judges after the UK's first union branch specifically for judges was opened this week. The branch consists of union members who work in the judicial system, which is traditionally a sector without trade union representation.

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Ireland is no longer being fined €15,000 per day after taking all measures necessary to ensure compliance with an EU court ruling related to the Derrybrien wind farm in Co Galway. The Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) imposed pecuniary penalties on Ireland in No

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Prosecution barristers in England and Wales are to receive a 15 per cent pay rise after a deal was made with the Treasury. The director of public prosecutions announced that the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) had “secured additional funding” from ministers.

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A number of key reforms to the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) will come into effect from next week, the government has announced. Dara Calleary, minister of state for trade promotion and digital transformation at the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment, has signed a commencemen

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Children as young as 12 will be allowed to wield ninja-style throwing stars under new legislation approved by a US state legislature. A bill approved by the Indiana Senate in a 48–1 vote would overturn the state's current outright ban on throwing stars, sometimes known as shurikens.

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An English judge who alleged that she had been bullied and in one case physically assaulted by her colleagues is to receive a £50,000 payout as part of a settlement agreed with the Ministry of Justice. Judge Kalyani Kaul KC, a Crown Court judge, launched legal proceedings in 2019 against the M

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Ireland's prisons are full, according to new figures showing the total number of people in prison in the State now exceeds the number of beds available. The number of prisoners across the State yesterday reached 4,416, five more than the total 4,411 beds across all prisons. One prison — Limeri

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