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Justice Minister David Ford Nominations for the fifth annual Justice in the Community Awards were opened yesterday, inviting members of the public and profession to identify individuals and groups supporting the delivery of justice in Northern Ireland.

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A Belfast man has been granted leave for a judicial review against the Advocate General for Northern Ireland over the appointment of a barrister to represent him in partly-secret court proceedings. Terence McCafferty, 47, sought a judicial review after he was unsatisfied with the two barristers iden

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The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) seized illegal drugs worth £1.35 million in the latest phase of an ongoing initiative called Operation Torus. Between 7 September-31 October, officers charged 44 suspects and reported 74 to the Public Prosecution Service (PPS) following 1,166 searches,

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Following his full judgment on 30 November, Horner J of the Northern Ireland High Court of Justice has found that it is not possible to read Northern Ireland’s abortion law in a way that is compatible with the European Convention on Human Rights. The Judge had invited further submissions on the is

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Lord Chief Justice Sir Declan Morgan A bid by the widow of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane to overturn a High Court ruling which found that Prime Minister David Cameron was justified in refusing an inquest into his death will be heard in April.

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The Northern Ireland Executive has appointed a three-person panel to develop an anti-paramilitarism strategy for Northern Ireland. Delivering on a key commitment from recent cross-party talks, the Executive tasked Lord Alderdice, Monica McWilliams and John McBurney with developing continued recommen

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Northern Ireland's Justice Minister David Ford has said he will continue to press the Northern Ireland Executive to agree to bring forward legislation allowing abortion in the case of fatal foetal abnormality (FFA). However, Mr Ford said changing the law around abortion in the event of pregnancies a

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A High Court judge has determined that the Offences Against the Person Act 1861 is incompatible with a landmark human rights ruling on abortion. Mr Justice Horner cannot overturn the 1861 legislation, but was given the option of either "reading down" the law or granting a declaration of incompatibil

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