Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has hit back at criticism of his party's plans to scrap the juryless Special Criminal Court, saying that a witness protection scheme would address safety concerns in terror cases.
Justice Minister David Ford Northern Ireland's Justice Minister David Ford has said responsibility for a failure to properly fund legacy investigations in Northern Ireland should fall on the shoulders of the Northern Ireland Office (NIO) and not the Department of Justice.
Victims support group Relatives For Justice (RFJ) will host the Pat Finucane Memorial Lecture in Belfast on Thursday. The lecture is headlined "Victims' right to truth, national security & dealing with the past: When does legitimate state secrecy become cover-up?"
The Member of Parliament for Fermanagh and South Tyrone has been awarded £48,750.00 after a Sinn Féin politician posted a defamatory statement about him on Twitter in May 2014. Philip Flanagan, a Sinn Féin MLA, published a tweet about Thomas Elliot MP, a member of the Ulster Unionist Party.
High Court judge Mr Justice Adrian Colton is expected to replaceLord Justice Weir as presiding judge of the Coroners' Court next week, UTV News reports. Lord Weir took on the role on a temporary basis following the retirement of senior coroner John Leckey last year.
David Isaac, chair of the Diversity Steering Group at Pinsent Masons International law firm Pinsent Masons has been ranked one of the top five most inclusive employers in the 2016 Stonewall Workplace Equality Index.
The High Court has refused an application from a man who sought an order of certiorarior declaration in relation to an order made following an appeal against his conviction for harassing his ex-wife. Sean Carraher claimed that the hearing had been fundamentally flawed on the grounds that Garda witne
Deirdre Malone, chief executive of the Irish Penal Reform Trust The passage of the Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions and Certain Disclosures) Bill 2012 through the Oireachtas has been hailed as a “historic step” for Ireland.
Tanya Ward, chief executive of the Children’s Rights Alliance The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) has published its concluding observations on Ireland's record under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
The PSNI and Ulster University have launched an online course to promote awareness of cybercrime and what it entails, as well as highlight tools and support available to everyone to stay safe in the virtual world. Detective Chief Inspector Douglas Grant, from the PSNI’s Cyber Crime Centre, has bee