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#Justice

# 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.

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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.

# justice - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

The Prison Service made 166 requests for armed escorts last year

… and the gardaí turned most of them down. And no one seems to know why.

# justice - Monday 30 March, 2015

‘I could still feel the punches to my head as I ran up the road with my son’

Ireland’s legal system is failing women “at every level” according to new research.

# justice - Friday 27 March, 2015

Anti-Deportation Ireland: ALL members of asylum reform group should resign

Sue Conlan says the group has not been fully consulted on new legislation.

# justice - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

More than 700 tourists were mugged last year

Niall Collins asked Frances Fitzgerald to take a walk with him in Dublin city centre to see how common crime is.

# justice - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

‘Luas security guards have better stab vests than prison officers’ Strike Looming This post contains videos

‘Luas security guards have better stab vests than prison officers’

A ballot on industrial action will take place next week.

# justice - Saturday 14 February, 2015

‘Members of Travelling community too young to drink, drive or smoke crossing border to get married’

Labour Senator James Heffernan said he knew of girls aged as young as 12 who knew whom they would be marrying.

# justice - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Fancy being the gardaí’s second-in-command?

The job comes with a nice salary too.

# justice - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Should sports arenas have ‘no alcohol’ areas so kids aren’t sharing stands with drunks?

TD Róisín Shortall has questioned how appropriate is is for children to be in what can be heavy drinking atmospheres at matches.

# justice - Monday 26 January, 2015

Fiona Doyle: There are women out there who facilitate the rape and abuse of their children

Fiona revealed today that her life story is being made into a film.

# justice - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Graham Dwyer trial will not begin until Thursday

Members of the jury were warned yesterday that details will be difficult for the squeamish.

# justice - Monday 19 January, 2015

Has the Government “pared back” what was promised to Magdalene survivors?

A number of organisations have called on the government to implement all of the recommendations in the Quirke report.

# justice - Thursday 15 January, 2015

370 new cars and vans are on their way to the gardaí

Hyundais, Fords and Fiats top the shopping list.

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