Chief Justice Susan Denham with Dr Carol Coulter, CCLRP Director, and Noeline Blackwell, FLAC Director General, at the launch of the final CCLRP report on cases where children are taken into state care. Photo by Derek Speirs The final report from the four-year Child Care Law Reporting Project (CCLR)
Grainne Teggart, campaign manager for Amnesty's My Body My Rights campaign Human rights organisation Amnesty International has welcomed yesterday's judgment that preventing access to abortion in the case of fatal foetal abnormality (FFA) and pregnancies as a result of sexual crimes is unlawful.
Brendan McGuigan Brendan McGuigan has been re-appointed as Chief Inspector of Criminal Justice for Northern Ireland for the next three years.
Bryan Bourke, managing partner of William Fry William Fry has announced the appointment of Paul Convery and Derek Hegarty as partners in the litigation and dispute resolution department, marking the firm's continued growth in 2015.
Ireland's leading commercial law firms have this month advised and worked on deals worth as much as $160 billion. Geoff Moore, partner at Arthur Cox, led a team advising global pharmaceutical company Allergan on its $160 billion merger with Pfizer Inc., assisted by corporate partners Chris McLaughli
English barrister S Chelvan of No5 Chambers came to Dublin this week to deliver a masterclass on LGBTI asylum to over 60 judges, lawyers and government officials at the home of the Irish Bar Council.
Sue Conlan, CEO of the Irish Refugee Council The Irish Refugee Council (IRC) has warned Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald not to rush the International Protection Bill through the Oireachtas without “fully considering its impact”.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told a high-level UN climate summit that new legislation to be passed before the upcoming general election will help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Ireland.
Education Minister John O'Dowd New legislation that creates a legal definition of bullying and new responsibilities for public authorities in a bid to crack down on bullying in schools has been introduced to the Northern Ireland Assembly.
The High Court in Northern Ireland has found that the outright ban on abortion breaches Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, in that it denies women and girls who are victims of rape and incest, as well as those suffering from fatal foetal abnormalities access to legal abortions. Th
A former employee of Guinness is to be allowed to continue with his case against the company – in which he claims certain assurances made about his pension arrangements have not been honoured. Mr Owen Traynor worked for Guinness for 35 years before accepting voluntary redundancy in 2002.
Photo credit: Vivian Geiran, via Twitter Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald today joined figures from across the justice sector at the launch of the Joint Agency Response to Crime (J-ARC), an inter-agency initiative to reduce re-offending and tackle burglary offences in Ireland.
Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald is set to approve the piloting of a new scheme that would divert adults accused of minor offences from the courts into education, rehabilitation or community programmes, the Irish Independent reports.
Pictured (l-r): Ian O'Herlihy and Stephen Gillick Mason Hayes & Curran has announced the appointment of Stephen Gillick as a partner in its employment law and benefits team.
Justice Minister David Ford Almost half of prisoners released from custody in Northern Ireland in 2012/13 went on to re-offend, according to new figures published by Justice Minister David Ford.