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# justice - Sunday 27 November, 2016

A number of vacancies at the Criminal Assets Bureau have yet to be filled

Despite controversies over the appointment of senior positions within the force, staff there have yet to be replaced.

# justice - Monday 17 October, 2016

'One woman didn't even know she was in Ireland': The reality of being sold for sex

Women are trafficked across countries and continents – some having been sold by family members or friends.

# justice - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

800 new gardaí will be recruited next year - but who will want that job?

The first recruitment campaign since the recession saw 20,000 people apply – just 5,000 people applied in the most recent drive.

# justice - Monday 15 August, 2016

'The gardaí don't have a handle on it like they used to': Concern at drop in drug unit officers

In Dublin alone, numbers have dropped from 147 to 114.

# justice - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Care order extended for child whose mother tested positive for cocaine, cannabis and sedatives

The court was told the mother had been going to rehab but had fallen back in with drug use.

# justice - Thursday 28 July, 2016

DPP prevents media from reporting on a childcare case for the first time

An application by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for an extension to an order prohibiting reporting was granted yesterday.

# justice - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Failure by gardaí to show understanding of 'near-endless anguish' of grieving families

A panel of barristers said this may be attributed to the emotional distance gardaí have to observe in order to do their jobs.

# justice - Friday 15 July, 2016

Man who fled to the US after beating father-of-two to death 19 years ago sentenced to life

The victim was attacked with a machete, a meat cleaver and a baseball bat in London.

# justice - Friday 1 July, 2016

Serial's Adnan Syed could be free later this year after retrial decision

There might not be enough evidence for a new trial, his campaigner says.

# justice - Monday 27 June, 2016

Leader of notoriously ruthless mafia syndicate arrested after 20 years on the run

The operation is being hailed as a historic breakthrough in the fight against organised crime.

# justice - Friday 24 June, 2016

Irish prisons need to have a better plan for released inmates

A new prisons report is concerned with homelessness and re-offending among new releases.

# justice - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Inquiry to be launched into garda handling of Shane Tuohey death

The 23-year-old’s death was ruled a suicide but his family believes he was assaulted the night he died.

# justice - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

O'Higgins Report: Victims let down by serious flaws and failures in garda investigations

It blames those mistakes and errors on human behaviour and points the finger at “poorly supervised individuals”.

# justice - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Cameras worn by gardaí could help bring 'swifter, fairer justice for victims' Evidence This post contains videos

Cameras worn by gardaí could help bring 'swifter, fairer justice for victims'

Garda delegates heard of the benefits UK police officers have seen since the introduction of body cameras

# justice - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

The victims of Hillsborough: Who were "The 96"?

A jury has found that the behaviour of the fans did not cause or contribute to the disaster.

From The42 A 27-year wait for justice - The Hillsborough timeline Justice

A 27-year wait for justice - The Hillsborough timeline

The families finally received the verdicts they were waiting for today.

# justice - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Obama asks Republicans to ‘rise above the venom’ after judge’s unexpected death

Since Antonin Scalia’s death, White House lawyers and advisers have been scrambling to refine and vet a list of potential replacements.

# justice - Sunday 14 February, 2016

How the death of this Supreme Court judge has sparked a huge political battle

The coming months will see clashes between Republicans and Democrats as Obama tries to confirm a successor before he leaves the White House.

# justice - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Gardaí accuse senior management of bullying members

The AGSI says the force is being silenced.

# justice - Friday 8 January, 2016

New laws on the way to curb the spread of pubs and off licences

Frances Fitzgerald and planning minister Paudie Coffey have agreed a proposal to grant new veto-on-development powers to city and county councils.

# justice - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Almost half of parents would not choose a Christian school for their child if they had the option

One in five people know someone who has baptised their child just to get them into the local school.

# justice - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Six arrested in Silvestras Stoskus murder investigation

Three men and three women aged from their mid-20s to their mid-40s have been detained.

# justice - Thursday 24 September, 2015

“He did society’s dirty work”: Tributes paid to criminal court judge Paul Carney RIP

“He did society’s dirty work”: Tributes paid to criminal court judge Paul Carney

Justice Carney heard some of the country’s most notorious and high-profile murder and rape cases. He has died aged 72.

# justice - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

To my attacker: ‘I want you to see I’m not defeated’

There are calls for victims to be able to meet offenders in the aftermath of sexual crimes.

# justice - Friday 28 August, 2015

Paul Murphy: It’s quite shocking gardaí are ‘spying’ on water protesters

He and his AAA colleagues have written to the Justice Minister.

# justice - Monday 17 August, 2015

From Business ETC More members of staff are stealing from their employers Crime Survey

More members of staff are stealing from their employers

The most common crime reported by businesses was burglary.

# justice - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

A woman who claimed her baby was taken from her as she breastfed has been charged by police

28-year-old Caroline Starmer has been charged with perverting the course of justice.

# justice - Saturday 25 July, 2015

A court for vandals and anti-social behaviour is coming to Dublin

The scheme has worked in New York.

# justice - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Will the new ‘Bail Bill’ actually prevent murders, robberies and kidnappings?

The government has proposed a new ‘Bail Bill’ to change the way bail is dealt with.

# justice - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Teenager jailed after gardaí catch him by using the ‘Find my iPhone’ app

Witnesses say he was ‘dancing’ on the victim’s head as another man shouted ‘kill him, kill him’.

# justice - Friday 17 July, 2015

2,500 people officially became Irish today

Three citizenship ceremonies were held in Dublin earlier today.

# justice - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Frances Fitzgerald’s new crime bill: What’s in it – and what will it mean for victims?

Planned new laws would give victims the right to information about their cases…

# justice - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Erin Brockovich tells Berkeley families it’s her “duty” to offer them assistance

“No words from me or anybody else can ease their pain.”

# justice - Monday 22 June, 2015

Penalty point dodgers who fail to produce a driving licence in court could face prosecution

A report recently highlighted the problem of non-endorsement of driving licences with penalty points.

# justice - Monday 15 June, 2015

We’re spending €135m on new courthouses to help cut waiting lists

Is your area going to get an upgraded building?

# justice - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Family of garda who took his own life do not want GSOC involved in investigation into his death

The family of Sgt Michael Galvin are said to be traumatised and angry at how GSOC carried out its investigation.

# justice - Thursday 28 May, 2015

No more being a private investigator just for fun – you now need a licence

Or else you could face jail time.

# justice - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Six stabbings in six weeks: Prisons are ‘the most dangerous workplaces’ in Ireland

The Prison Officers Association annual delegate heard that there has been six stabbings in six weeks.

# justice - Sunday 26 April, 2015

# justice - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

From The42 ‘The real cost of Hillsborough is not quantifiable’ Tragedy

‘The real cost of Hillsborough is not quantifiable’

The anniversary of the 1989 stadium tragedy takes place today.

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