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A woman who sought judicial review of a decision of the Refugee Applications Commissioner on the grounds the Commissioner did not have regard to her status as a victim of human trafficking has had her application refused. The woman, identified as C.C., is a native of Nigeria. She holds that she left

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Mr Justice Kevin Cross and Mr Justice George Birmingham are among the leading contenders for next president of Ireland's High Court, The Irish Times reports. The Government is set to announce the successor to Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns, who retires this month, within the next few days.

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A woman's claim for damages after a minor accident was thrown out of court after a judge agreed subsequent Facebook photos showed she had a "fine physical physique", the Irish Independent reports. Rita Milinovic, 29, told Dublin Circuit Court that her life was changed after a minor motor accident in

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Only 4 per cent of child sex abuse allegations against Catholic priests, brothers and nuns result in convictions, according to the head of the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church (NBSCCC). Teresa Devlin, NBSCCC CEO, said the watchdog had determined the figure through audi

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South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of murder after an appeals court overturned a verdict of culpable homicide – ruling an inferior court misapplied the doctrine dolus eventualis. Mr Pistorius murdered his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in February 2013 after he shot her four

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Attorney General Máire Whelan SC Attorney General Máire Whelan SC has been asked to draft a Bankruptcy Bill after the Cabinet agreed to bring bankruptcy terms in Ireland in line with Northern Ireland and the UK.

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A solicitor at a Dublin-based legal practice will potentially face prosecution over allegations that she smuggled a mobile phone into prison for a client, The Irish Times reports. The unnamed lawyer has not been charged, but a file has been prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) foll

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