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Pictured (l-r): Pro Bono Choir carollers Joe Rice, Bobbie-Leigh Herdman BL, Jonathan Ireland, Tracey Fraser and David John Reid BL Members of Northern Ireland's legal profession were in festive spirits at yesterday's launch of the Pro Bono Choir's inaugural Christmas CD in the Royal Courts of Justic

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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.

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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.

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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

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The Legal Services Agency is set to embark on its most high-profile bid to recover legal costs using a Recovery of Defence Costs Order, the Belfast Telegraph reports. Jimmy Seales is being pursued for £100,478 which he received in legal aid in order to fund his defence, marking the first time that

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Pictured (l-r): Ian Huddleston, Arleen Elliott, John Guerin and Alan Hunter in Law Society House, Belfast John Guerin has become the president of the Law Society of Northern Ireland, launching his presidency with a pledge to keep the Society at the forefront of justice issues in Northern Ireland.

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The High Court in London has reserved its judgment on whether seven former soldiers can be arrested and brought to Northern Ireland to be interviewed in connection with the Bloody Sunday killings. Lord Chief Justice Lord Thomas told the court that its decision would be given as soon as possible, and

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The family of a man who was murdered near Dundalk in 1976 are to issue civil proceedings against the PSNI, the Ministry of Defence and the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland. Seamus Ludlow, 47, was killed in “disputed circumstances” and his murder remains unsolved, according to lawyers repr

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Chief Inspector Brendan McGuigan Greater collaboration between the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) and the Public Prosecution Service (PPS) is necessary to address “significant failings” in the preparation of case files, Northern Ireland's Chief Inspector of Criminal Justice has said.

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