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.
A woman allegedly abused at a children’s home in Belfast would have been awarded £27,500 in damages, but has had her claim dismissed by the High Court in Belfast on the grounds it is statute barred. The plaintiff Una Irvine was in the care of Nazareth Lodge between 1 March 1935 and 25 September 1
Alastair Ross MLA, chair of the committee Members of the Northern Ireland Assembly met with staff and students at Ulster University yesterday in order to find out more about the university's work across the legal sector.
Victims Commissioner Judith Thompson Northern Ireland's Victims and Survivors Forum has demanded an apology from party leaders and the Irish and British governments over their failure to resolve issues related to the legacy of the Troubles.
A 15-year old schoolboy from Co Antrim, Northern Ireland is taking legal action against the Department of Justice after he was named by media outlets in connection with the high-profile TalkTalk hack. Lawyers acting for the boy say he was named due to a legal loophole brought around because Stormont
Northern Ireland house prices increased by 7 per cent over the year to Q3 2015, according to a new report based on HMRC figures. All district council areas were up between Q3 2014 and Q3 2015, and all areas except Mid Ulster showed an increase from the second quarter of this year, bringing the avera
Ben Wallace, parliamentary under secretary of state at the Northern Ireland Office Former British soldiers arrested in connection with the Bloody Sunday killings will have their legal fees paid by the Department of Defence, it has been confirmed.
To mark the 25th year of the Human Rights Centre at Queen's University Belfast, the Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly invites submissions for a special issue to be published in Autumn 2016 on the theme of Human Rights & Education. Submissions which explore the theme from different perspectives ar
Emma Dwyer, IRLI co-ordinator An Irish charity that promotes the rule of law in developing countries is partnering with the Bar of Northern Ireland and the Law Society of Northern Ireland in a bid to expand its volunteer base.
Judith Thompson, Commissioner for Victims and Survivors Victims' and survivors' groups and human rights organisations have hit out at the agreement struck by the main Northern Ireland political parties for failing to address legacy issues.
More than 70 prisoners at HMP Magilligan in Northern Ireland have been given access to Skype in order to contact their family as part of a new prisoner rehabilitation project. The medium to low security prison, located near Limavady, is the first in the UK to introduce a scheme whereby qualifying pr
PSNI chief constable George Hamilton The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has advised officers that those caught purchasing sex in contravention of a recently introduced law should be cautioned rather than prosecuted.