# law - Today’s News
# law - Tuesday 3 March, 2015
James Reilly oversaw a €300,000 contract involving a law firm that had represented the tobacco industry when he was Health Minister.
# law - Wednesday 18 February, 2015
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# law - Thursday 12 February, 2015
An independent TD says a loophole means it is.
# law - Saturday 31 January, 2015
TD Róisín Shortall has questioned how appropriate is is for children to be in what can be heavy drinking atmospheres at matches.
# law - Sunday 25 January, 2015
The expenditure has reduced by about €10 million in the last six years.
# law - Friday 23 January, 2015
Yelena Klimova (26) said she will appeal the verdict.
# law - Monday 29 December, 2014
Or, you know, in three years.
# law - Sunday 28 December, 2014
Dozens of protesters gathered in near freezing temperatures in the Phoenix Park today, carrying candles, banners and flags.
# law - Saturday 20 December, 2014
The solicitor for the Child and Family Agency wanted the case adjourned until January.
# law - Monday 15 December, 2014
The Law Reform Commission says difficulties have emerged in specific cases.
# law - Thursday 11 December, 2014
# law - Wednesday 10 December, 2014
Fergus O’Dowd is calling for a referendum to be held next year.
# law - Tuesday 9 December, 2014
Thousands of points could be cancelled.
# law - Wednesday 3 December, 2014
… although there is still “a clear incentive for some people to engage in graft”.
# law - Monday 1 December, 2014
This is the third month of the protests, and police used pepper spray and batons on the students overnight.
# law - Sunday 30 November, 2014
In the US it is estimated that there is over 50,000 undocumented Irish citizens.
UCD research argues for the benefit of restorative justice.
# law - Wednesday 26 November, 2014
The law has been questioned in cases involving convicted killers like Catherine Nevin and Eamonn Lillis.
# law - Friday 7 November, 2014
It is a fact of life that parents will enter into arrangements of whereby a third party bears their child – so we need legislation that deals directly with surrogacy.
# law - Saturday 1 November, 2014
The men appeared in a video that went online earlier this year.
# law - Wednesday 15 October, 2014
The judges have been nominated to fill the vacancies that will arise when other High Court judges move to the new Court of Appeal.
# law - Wednesday 8 October, 2014
Drafting a budget, or any form of legislation, will always be a difficult and divisive task but there are ways of listening to all sections of society in the process.
# law - Tuesday 7 October, 2014
A new Bill seeks to regulate release fees and introduce a complaints process.
# law - Monday 6 October, 2014
Ireland has the lowest number of judges per capita in Europe.
# law - Thursday 2 October, 2014
With new laws to restrict smoking, we’re asking: Nanny state gone too far? Or public health necessity?
# law - Monday 29 September, 2014
There is no specific law prohibiting undercover recording for voyeuristic purposes.
# law - Tuesday 23 September, 2014
The European Commission’s antitrust commissioner said that ‘fresh evidence’ from competitors has raised new concerns over Google’s search proposal.
# law - Monday 22 September, 2014
A plan to close them has been shelved.
# law - Friday 19 September, 2014
The guidance document was published by the Department of Health today.
# law - Thursday 18 September, 2014
Our current judge, Ann Power-Forde SC, will have to step down from the role in 2017.
# law - Wednesday 20 August, 2014
The new Bill extends the powers and remit of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission.
# law - Monday 18 August, 2014
It emerged this weekend that a woman had been refused an abortion under the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act.
# law - Sunday 17 August, 2014
The Sunday Independent reports that the woman said she was suicidal.
# law - Thursday 7 August, 2014
# law - Monday 4 August, 2014
Those of us who work with asylum seekers can speak to the dehumanising and demoralising effect that life in the direct provision system has on its inhabitants.
# law - Monday 28 July, 2014
In Ireland it is estimated that 3,780 women have undergone female genital mutilation.
# law - Sunday 27 July, 2014
The UN Human Rights Committee has been strongly critical of Ireland’s position regarding blasphemy and religious freedom.
# law - Monday 21 July, 2014
Up to 28,000 children and teenagers use sunbeds every year.
# law - Thursday 3 July, 2014
A Fine Gael Senator, who is also a publican, thinks the current law is “a legacy of our past”.
# law - Monday 30 June, 2014
Would cameras in courtrooms encourage the public to engage with the justice system?