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A man who sought legal aid for counsel in an appeal against a driving conviction has failed to have a non-statutory legal aid scheme declared ultra vires because he had not proven any need for it. Mr Martin Ward attempted to have the Non-statutory District Court (Counsel) Scheme declared ultra vires

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Prisoners at Portlaoise Prison are bringing a class action lawsuit against the State in what is believed to be the first case by prisoners of its kind. A group of prisoners have engaged Louth firm Dermot Lavery & Co and barrister Michael O'Higgins SC in a bid to force the Irish Prison Service to

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The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled the Scottish Government's minimum unit alcohol pricing plans are contrary to EU law as other tax options exist. Instead, the ECJ has recommended the introduction of alternative tax measures to achieve the same effect.

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Declan Drislane Experienced pensions lawyer and Arthur Cox partner Declan Drislane passed away peacefully on Monday 14 December 2015.

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Judge Miriam Walsh The man accused of assaulting Judge Miriam Walsh of the District Court during court proceedings is set to be released on bail, The Irish Times reports.

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Northern Ireland's Justice Minister David Ford A new cross-border taskforce to tackle paramilitarism and organised crime has been announced following a major inter-governmental meeting in Dublin.

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Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has committed to a review of the constitutional requirement to wait four years for a divorce in Ireland, The Irish Times reports.

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