Senior surgeons have warned that proposals to introduce an opt-out organ donor register could reduce public willingness to donate. The second stage of the Human Transplantation Bill was passed in the Northern Ireland Assembly on Monday.
Raymond Gillespie, Professor of History at Maynooth University and Judge Philip Babington, the Recorder of Londonderry, addressed around 80 people at the 2015 Walls400 History Lecture in St Columb's Cathedral in Derry on Saturday.
The Director of Public Prosecutions has won an appeal to proceed with the trial of Valeriu Sirbu, despite the loss of CCTV footage showing Sirbu committing the alleged crime, and despite the fact that the prosecution case now lies entirely on the statements of those who saw the CCTV footage. The Cou
The Department of Justice must "speedily" revise new rules for legal aid fees in Northern Ireland following a ruling by a High Court judge. However, judicial review proceedings brought by the Bar Council of Northern Ireland and the Law Society of Northern Ireland failed to have Justice Minister D
Noeline Blackwell, director general of FLAC There has been “bewilderingly little progress” in tackling the problem of mortgage arrears despite Irish government promises in May, according to Free Legal Advice Centres (FLAC).
Dublin is reportedly usurping London's reputation as the libel capital of the world following the implementation of the UK's Defamation Act 2013. The number of defamation cases in the UK fell from 86 to 63 in 2014, the lowest level for six years, according to new research conducted by Thomson Reuter
Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald Ireland's national DNA database will become operational on Friday in a bid to tackle crime and assist An Garda Síochána in investigations.
Valentin Ribet A young French lawyer was among those killed in the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday.
Irish Top Gear producer Oisin Tymon is suing Jeremy Clarkson and the BBC for "racial discrimination" stemming from an anti-Irish slur allegedly made by Clarkson before he split the producer's lip. Clarkson reported the March 4th incident to the BBC five days later, and was suspended by the broadcast
Giuseppe Mazziotti Two law professors from Trinity College Dublin (TCD) are set to discuss the wider implications of EU copyright review at a free discussion event next Tuesday.
The High Court has found the transfer of a family farm from a late father to his now-deceased son was not committed under duress or undue influence. A rescission had been sought by Sean Lynn’s son Michael Lynn, who had claimed that the transfer of the family home had been a result of duress and/or
Chief State Solicitor Eileen Creedon Public legal services in Ireland are under "serious threat" of losing specialist knowledge because new solicitors are being offered higher salaries in the private sector.
Ms Justice Iseult O'Malley A lawyer who was wrongly identified in an evening news report as a solicitor who was accused of fraud has been awarded €140,000 in damages by the High Court.
Pictured (l-r): Les Allamby and Pablo de Greiff UN human rights expert Pablo de Greiff has met with key officials in Northern Ireland as part of a ten-day trip to address the legacy of the Troubles.