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The European Union should do more to increase access to justice for victims of rights abuses by businesses, the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has said. The agency, in an opinion requested by the European Council, has made a series of recommendations on issues including legal aid and cross-b

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A five-day Summer school on the International Criminal Court is set to take place at NUI Galway this June. The annual International Criminal Court Summer School runs this year from 19-23 June 2017 and includes intensive lectures by leading specialists on the subject as well as social activities.

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China remains the world's top executioner, followed by Iran, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Pakistan, new figures from Amnesty International show. At least 1,032 people were executed in 23 countries in 2016. In 2015 Amnesty International recorded 1,634 executions in 25 countries worldwide - a historical spi

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The High Court has been told that Denis O’Brien should not receive any of the estimated €1 million in costs of his failed case against the Dáil and State, The Irish Times reports. Sara Moorhead SC, for the Dáil, said that Mr O’Brien, a “very wealthy man” seeking to have a “chilling eff

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Just over a thousand repossession orders were granted by district courts last year and the number of legal proceedings initiated by banks has dropped by half in the last two years. And, in most cases, judges refused to grant orders.

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