NIHRC Chief Commissioner Les Allamby The High Court in Belfast has ruled that preventing access to abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities (FFA) and pregnancies as a consequence of sexual crimes is unlawful.
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.
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
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
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.
The UK Supreme Court has said the UK government does not need to hold an inquiry into a possible 1948 war crime in a ruling that has an "important impact" on investigations related to the Troubles. The Supreme Court ruled that an inquiry into the killing of 24 Maylaan villagers by a British army pat
Robert Sharp, communications manager at English PEN Unreformed libel laws in Northern Ireland cannot be allowed to "undermine" the reforms introduced by the Defamation Act 2013 in England and Wales, a spokesperson for English PEN has told Irish Legal News.
Pictured (l-r): Ken McDonald, Ann McGregor, Laura Gillespie, and Marian Cree A data security breach is the biggest corporate crisis threat to Northern Ireland businesses, according to a new poll by the Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Pinsent Masons.
The Belfast solicitor who owns a 340-year-old tablecloth that was presented to the Prince of Orange in 1675 has said it belongs in Northern Ireland. Solicitor Sam Wilson told the Belfast News Letter that he turned away the Rikjsmuseum in Amsterdam and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London after b
Justice Minister David Ford has praised the work of Victim Support NI while addressing attendees at its Annual General Meeting in Clifton House, Belfast. The theme of the event was Supporting people affected by crime in Northern Ireland.