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#justice system

# justice-system - Sunday 15 April, 2018

'My biggest regret is not reporting my rape. My rapist has a comfortable life with a wife and kids'

I am here, almost two years later, only just beginning to pick up the pieces of my own life, writes Morgan Barbour.

# justice-system - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

‘A mockery of the justice system’: There are almost 116k outstanding warrants

Many relate to non-payment of fines.

# justice-system - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

In Ireland, a man can actually confess to rape and still serve no time in prison

Yesterday Magnus Meyer Hustveit walked free from court after admitting that he had repeatedly raped his former girlfriend when she was unconscious.

# justice-system - Friday 10 October, 2014

Irish judges are among the best paid in Europe

A judge at the beginning of their career can expect to take home €122,512.

# justice-system - Monday 22 September, 2014

# justice-system - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Former Head of Legal at Danske Bank appointed to High Court

Dr Max Barrett was nominated by the government following today’s Cabinet meeting.

# justice-system - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Big increase in number of women being sent to jail

The number of women being sent to jail has increased by one third in the last three years, while the number of men being imprisoned has levelled off.

# justice-system - Friday 25 October, 2013

"Not all prisoners are suitable for release"- Shatter speaks about parole

The Justice Minister said that public safety must be of paramount importance to the planned statutory parole board.

# justice-system - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Column: Why and how are children taken into State care?

When the State intervenes in family situations, it does so in our name. We should be aware of child care proceedings so we can all participate in an informed discussion rather than reacting to the latest headline, writes Carol Coulter.

# justice-system - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Explainer: What is the Court of Appeal Referendum all about?

All the questions you were embarrassed to ask – answered.

# justice-system - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Strauss-Kahn: I'm still angry that I was treated as guilty DSK

Strauss-Kahn: I'm still angry that I was treated as guilty

The ex-IMF chief says he should never have been paraded before TV cameras in handcuffs on charges of sexual assault that were later dropped.

# justice-system - Sunday 9 June, 2013

Women prisoners line up fashion label

Italy’s biggest prison is launching a not-for-profit brand linked to LVMH luxury giant – and inmates get paid.

# justice-system - Saturday 6 April, 2013

Campaign to help sex abuse survivors launched

The movement has called for change and more transparency in Ireland’s justice system.

# justice-system - Friday 1 February, 2013

Here's how 7,500 people went to jail for not paying fines in 2012

An average of 20 people a day were jailed for non-payment of fines last year – despite moves to reduce the figures.

# justice-system - Saturday 1 September, 2012

Belgium vows to toughen parole after Dutroux ex-wife outcry

Belgium’s Prime Minister has vowed to toughen parole rules following the release of the accomplice and ex-wife of paedophile serial killer Marc Dutroux.

# justice-system - Sunday 4 March, 2012

Column: Sleepless nights and anger – it’s all part of being a crime victim

For those affected by crime the emotional effects can be as damaging as the physical ones, writes Maeve Ryan.

# justice-system - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

Assange in UK supreme court to fight extradition order

Over the next two days, the Wikileaks founder will try to persuade British judges to quash an order for him to face sexual assault allegations in Sweden.