Justice minister Frances Fitzgerald TD A controversial proposal to allow some alleged child abusers to cross-examine their victims will require "careful consideration", according to Irish justice minister Frances Fitzgerald.
Minister of State at Department of Foreign Affairs Seán Sherlock TD A delegation from the Government of Ireland is being questioned by the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights over the country's human rights record.
Mid-Ulster District police commander Superintendent Mike Baird The Police Service of Northern Ireland has warned young people to report disturbing interactions they have online, in the aftermath of a 17-year old schoolboy's death.
Justice minister Frances Fitzgerald TD The Government of Ireland is set to announce changes to legislation surrounding corporal punishment after the Council of Europe ruled the country's existing legislation did not satisfy human rights rules.
Northern Ireland’s largest law firm has withdrawn from all its major criminal cases in protest against rules that lower the level of legal aid payments the BBC reports. Solicitors and barristers in the country are to take the Justice Minister David Ford (pictured) to court as they mount a legal ch
The Christian directors of a bakery “unlawfully discriminated” against a gay man in refusing to accept his order for a “Bert and Ernie” cake bearing a caption supporting same-sex marriage. A judge at Belfast County Court held that the Ashers Bakery, run by husband and wife Colin McArthur and
Amal Clooney Amal Clooney is set to travel to Belfast next month to meet nine claimants who want the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) to rule that Edward Heath's government was complicit in the torture of Irish nationalists.
A ban on blood donation by men who have sex with men may be justified in certain circumstances, according to a ruling by the European Court of Justice. However, the court recommended "less onerous methods" of preventing infection than a blank ban on blood donation by gay and bisexual men.
Proceedings have been issued against a retired army general who is being sued over the death of a Catholic man at the height of the Troubles in Northern Ireland. Sir Frank Kitson and the Ministry of Defence have been accused of complicity in a February 1973 attack when loyalist paramilitaries threw
In an independent report by Experian, DWF has been ranked the second most active legal adviser in the UK and Ireland M&A market in the first quarter of the year. Following the completion of 21 deals, the firm’s 60-strong national corporate team has climbed three places from last year’s first
Law firm bto solicitors has announced the appointment of James Ferguson as a consultant to service its insurance clients’ needs in Northern Ireland. Mr Ferguson is a partner of Ferguson and Company, a Northern Irish firm based in Belfast which has an established insurance practice.
A Northern Irish employment tribunal has found in favour of an obese man who claimed he was harassed because of his disability. A former employee of Randox Laboratories, a health care diagnostics firm, argued he had been discriminated against as a result of being fat.