# justice - Tuesday 23 September, 2014
Abu Ghaith was the highest-ranking al-Qaida figure to face trial on US soil since the attacks.
# justice - Monday 22 September, 2014
A plan to close them has been shelved.
That’s according to agencies who have contacted the Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald.
# justice - Saturday 20 September, 2014
Frances Fitzgerald says she has confidence in the commissioners.
# justice - Tuesday 16 September, 2014
The Justice Minister has been speaking about the fresh penalty points controversy today.
# justice - Monday 15 September, 2014
He retired last Thursday saying it was a “privilege to serve as a judge”.
€320 million spent, 4,161 parliamentary questions and 166,000 new visas application: 2013 in the Department of Justice
The Department handled 8% of all parliamentary questions.
The former Justice minister called for a referendum but department said one isn’t needed now.
# justice - Saturday 13 September, 2014
One third of asylum seekers in Ireland are children and many people have been waiting more than a decade for a decision on their application.
# justice - Friday 12 September, 2014
The deaths occurred between January 2012 and June 2014.
There were also 45 cases of abducted children being brought here.
# justice - Tuesday 9 September, 2014
Labour TD Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said he will be working on the amendment in the coming months.
# justice - Monday 8 September, 2014
“You don’t expect to hear the sound of a crying baby in a prison”.
# justice - Sunday 24 August, 2014
Last year, there were 2,354 Community Service Orders made, with a total of just over 352,000 hours in lieu of a custodial sentence.
# justice - Wednesday 20 August, 2014
The new Bill extends the powers and remit of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission.
# justice - Tuesday 12 August, 2014
Ibrahim Halawa was detained last year after attending a protest against the ousting of Mohamed Morsi.
# justice - Tuesday 29 July, 2014
A “global executive search campaign” will be undertaken as part of the open recruitment process to appoint a new commissioner.
Justice minister Frances Fitzgerald and Sinn Féin’s Gerry Adams have been speaking about yesterday’s damning report.
It’s Tuesday – and here’s all that you need to know as you start your day.
# justice - Monday 28 July, 2014
The report, initiated in the wake of the Guerin findings, found there was a “closed, secretive” culture in the Department.
It’s recommended Frances Fitzgerald’s Department could be split into two portfolios, one for ‘Justice’ and one for ‘Home Affairs’.
# justice - Tuesday 22 July, 2014
# justice - Thursday 17 July, 2014
“Growing up, we knew our Dad was tortured and murdered in the line of duty”.
# justice - Monday 14 July, 2014
The Justice Minister defended the State redress scheme for survivors of symphysiotomy at a meeting of the UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva today.
The State is appearing before a United Nations committee to hear concerns over human rights in Ireland.
# justice - Wednesday 2 July, 2014
The Transport Minister has been talking about the upcoming reshuffle, the Rugby World Cup and why he prefers Frances Fitzgerald to Alan Shatter.
# justice - Tuesday 24 June, 2014
However, the Government body set up to advise the Cabinet on the issue says that criminalising minors for cyber-bullying offences is NOT the way forward.
The Justice Minister also announced that lump sums totalling €12.8 million have been paid to survivors.
# justice - Friday 20 June, 2014
Nóirín O’Sullivan has told a justice reform conference: “I can’t guarantee perfection on my watch, but I can give it a good try.”
# justice - Thursday 19 June, 2014
Campaigner Sister Stan said yesterday that children were in danger as a result of lack of oversight in direct provision centres.
# justice - Wednesday 18 June, 2014
Nobody likes being shamed on Facebook.
# justice - Sunday 15 June, 2014
Frances Fitzgerald says that she is expecting a report on the issue soon.
# justice - Tuesday 10 June, 2014
The body of Dooley, known locally as Toddy, was discovered with fatal injuries in Edenderry.
# justice - Monday 9 June, 2014
The Cooke report was commissioned in February following reports of “unlawful surveillance”.
# justice - Friday 6 June, 2014
The junior health minister reportedly told Labour members the Taoiseach acted “without as much as a phone call” to Eamon Gilmore.
# justice - Thursday 29 May, 2014
His comments came after Snowden said in an interview that he was he was not just a low-level contractor working for the CIA, as US officials have repeatedly said.
# justice - Monday 19 May, 2014
The Tánaiste has told TheJournal.ie that the issues surrounding the gardaí have distracted the government from its agenda and explained why he’s bullish about Labour’s election prospects.
# justice - Saturday 17 May, 2014
Mary Lou’s 20-minute wonder underlines the need for top official to explain Gardagate – for his own sake
Department of Justice Secretary General Brian Purcell is at the centre of several controversies, but the biggest questions concern the events leading up to the departure of Martin Callinan in March.
# justice - Thursday 15 May, 2014
Brian Purcell will appear before the Oireachtas Justice Committee the week after next.