The Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT) has published a report based on a study of the experiences of LGBT people in prison in Ireland. Out on the Inside: The Rights, Experiences and Needs of LGBT People in Prison is authored by Dr Nicola Carr, Dr Siobhán McAlister and Dr Tanya Serisier of Queen’s Un
Pictured (l-r): Celia Worthington and Paddy Hopkirk MBE Monte Carlo Rally legend Paddy Hopkirk MBE has visited Worthingtons Solicitors to congratulate the firm on the 10th anniversary of the opening of their Belfast office.
The Attorney General for Northern Ireland has been granted leave to bring prosecution proceedings against a police officer who threatened to arrest a judge. John Larkin QC went before the High Court in Belfast yesterday to apply for the right to bring proceedings against Thomas Anthony Carlin for co
A High Court judge has ruled that a drink driving arrest was not unlawful despite the use of handcuffs, The Irish Times reports. A garda arrested the man on suspicion of drink-driving after he went around a Co Louth roundabout before exiting at the same road it had entered, then kitting the kerb and
An ex-farmer who subsequently trained as a barrister has lost his appeal to amend his Statement of Claim in a case concerning the Bovine Tuberculosis (Attestation of the State and General Provisions) Order 1978 (S.I. 256/78) and his alleged right to compensation for the loss of cows which had tested
The Department of Justice has told Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Theresa Villiers that it does not have the resources to fund the police investigation into murders allegedly committed by the IRA informant codenamed Stakeknife. Justice Minister David Ford said the UK government must pay for
The Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT) will launch a report on the rights, needs and experiences of LGBT people in prison in Ireland tomorrow. The 46-page report will be revealed at an event in Wood Quay Venue, Dublin tomorrow morning.
Northern Ireland's Justice Minister David Ford Northern Ireland's Justice Minister David Ford has launched a recruitment competition to appoint a new chairperson and two board members to the Northern Ireland Police Fund (NIPF).