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Judges in the Court of Appeal in London have declared the so-called bedroom tax discriminatory following legal challenges made by the family of a seriously disabled teenager and a domestic violence victim. “A”, a single mother, lives in a three-bedroom council house which had a panic room instal

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Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald Family leave legislation will be amended to allow for the introduction of two weeks' paternity leave from September 2016, the Government has announced.

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A judge in Dublin Children's Court has identified drug use as the greatest contributor to "problems" heard by the court, the Irish Examiner reports. Judge John O'Connor made the remark while sentencing a 16-year-old first offender who pleaded guilty to possessing €200 worth of cannabis for sale or

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The Law Reform Commission is seeking views on whether criminal law can effectively deal with serious wrongdoing by corporate bodies. An issues paper published as part of the Commission's Fourth Programme of Law Reform addresses the supervisory and enforcement powers of the State's main financial and

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Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald The Government is today expected to agree on the provisions of the Family Leave Bill, which consolidates family leave law and allows for paid leave for fathers of newborn children.

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The son of Sophie Toscan du Plantier, the French film producer who was killed in Ireland in 1996, has criticised the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for refusing to meet with him. Pierre Louis Baudey-Vignaud, 34, told The Irish Times that he had written to Claire Loftus on 1 July 2015 and rece

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