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# justice - Today’s News

Calls for new child grooming law to ban online vigilante ‘paedophile hunters’

A TD and child protection expert are calling for the legislation to ban vigilante ‘paedophile hunters’.

# justice - Friday 19 December, 2014

Here’s where some of the money from dormant accounts will go in 2015

There’s roughly €3 million up for grabs.

# justice - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Moment man exonerated after 27 years in prison will bring a tear to your eye Free At Last This post contains videos

Moment man exonerated after 27 years in prison will bring a tear to your eye

Kwame Ajamu was wrongly convicted of murder in 1975.

# justice - Monday 8 December, 2014

This charred bone fragment helped prove a missing student was killed

43 students were slaughtered by a police-backed gang, in a case that has shocked Mexico.

# justice - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

The number of female judges has hit a record high

Exactly one third of judges in the country are women.

# justice - Sunday 30 November, 2014

“Justice should heal” – Voices of sexual crime victims and perpetrators should be heard

UCD research argues for the benefit of restorative justice.

# justice - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Poll: Do you welcome the appointment of Nóirín O’Sullivan as Garda Commissioner? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you welcome the appointment of Nóirín O’Sullivan as Garda Commissioner?

There were mixed views on the news yesterday – how do you feel about it?

# justice - Monday 24 November, 2014

From The Score An Irish athlete is being awarded a European bronze medal almost 6 years after the race Justice

An Irish athlete is being awarded a European bronze medal almost 6 years after the race

Róisin McGettigan is being moved up to third in the 1500m indoor final from 2009.

# justice - Monday 17 November, 2014

Are prisoners being freed temporarily to relieve overcrowding?

Fianna Fáil believes that temporary release is being used to ease overcrowding in some prisons.

# justice - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Here’s how many prisoners were given temporary release since 2009 … and never came back

Many are still deemed “unlawfully at large from custody”.

# justice - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Rough justice: In prison in one of the poorest places on earth

As part of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund, Clare Herbert travels to visit Malawi’s prisons.

# justice - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Here are the newly appointed Court of Appeal judges who start work next week

Chief Justice, Justice Susan Denham said the court will help with delays in the system.

# justice - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Extra gardaí will help in fight against “real and persistent” dissident threat

Frances Fitzgerald said that extra funding for the force would help put groups “out of business”.

# justice - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

This man got a 13-year prison sentence for pouring paint over a statue

Turkish man Murat Vural had been given the sentence after pouring paint over statues of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey.

# justice - Friday 17 October, 2014

Age of consent should stay at 17 but two year leeway suggested

That’s according to a report from the Oireachtas Justice Committee published yesterday.

# justice - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Prison officers say they’re told to “cover their arses”

The Inspector of Prisons has criticised the lack of accountability among prison officers.

# justice - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Who is Breifne O’Brien? Corkman, charlatan, Celtic Tiger conman…

Find out more about the man who encapsulated the Celtic Tiger with his fall from grace.

# justice - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Two men jailed over family dog being set on fire Justice This post contains images

Two men jailed over family dog being set on fire

The owners of the dog, Cody, said they found the past two years very stressful.

# justice - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Osama Bin Laden’s son-in-law sentenced to life in prison

Abu Ghaith was the highest-ranking al-Qaida figure to face trial on US soil since the attacks.

# justice - Monday 22 September, 2014

Sex trafficking victims ‘in danger of abuse in Direct Provision’

That’s according to agencies who have contacted the Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald.

# justice - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Minister: ‘GSOC should publish report, but members shouldn’t resign’

Frances Fitzgerald says she has confidence in the commissioners.

# justice - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Frances Fitzgerald: This is very different, we’re listening to Maurice McCabe

The Justice Minister has been speaking about the fresh penalty points controversy today.

# justice - Monday 15 September, 2014

Justice Barry White says he doesn’t believe judges need training in rape cases

He retired last Thursday saying it was a “privilege to serve as a judge”.

Referendum on establishing Family Court ‘not necessary’

The former Justice minister called for a referendum but department said one isn’t needed now.

# justice - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Ireland spending €150 million a year on asylum system

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

Inspector criticises management in deaths of 24 prisoners

The deaths occurred between January 2012 and June 2014.

There were 64 cases of children being abducted from Ireland last year

There were also 45 cases of abducted children being brought here.

# justice - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

It will soon be illegal to discriminate against gay teachers

Labour TD Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said he will be working on the amendment in the coming months.

# justice - Monday 8 September, 2014

From white-collar criminals to murderers: Rare glimpse inside women’s prison

“You don’t expect to hear the sound of a crying baby in a prison”.

# justice - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Community service: ‘Cheaper than jail and makes society more safe’

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

GSOC is getting new powers to investigate the Garda Commissioner

The new Bill extends the powers and remit of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission.

# justice - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Irish teen due to stand trial in Egypt ‘losing hope’

Ibrahim Halawa was detained last year after attending a protest against the ousting of Mohamed Morsi.

# justice - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Time to spruce up your CV: The search for a new Garda Commissioner has started

A “global executive search campaign” will be undertaken as part of the open recruitment process to appoint a new commissioner.

‘The public will have a problem with Brian Purcell keeping his €200,000 salary’

Justice minister Frances Fitzgerald and Sinn Féin’s Gerry Adams have been speaking about yesterday’s damning report.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

It’s Tuesday – and here’s all that you need to know as you start your day.

# justice - Monday 28 July, 2014

Secrecy has become part of Justice Dept’s DNA, damning report concludes

The report, initiated in the wake of the Guerin findings, found there was a “closed, secretive” culture in the Department.

Could Justice be split in two? The people who wrote today’s damning report reckon so…

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

Opinion: What does it actually take to establish an ‘independent’ policing authority?

The Justice Minister has spoken out about the need for an Independent Garda Authority – but what will it take to achieve that?

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