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# court-of-criminal-appeal - Monday 2 December, 2019

Court increases 'unduly lenient' jail term for farmer who killed neighbour with teleporter in 2017
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# Court Of Criminal Appeal

Court increases 'unduly lenient' jail term for farmer who killed neighbour with teleporter in 2017

Dec 2nd 2019, 7:39 PM 21,550 Views 4 Comments

Kerry farmer Michael Ferris has had his sentencing increased from five years to nine in the Court of Criminal Appeal.

# court-of-criminal-appeal - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Kildare man's privacy was not violated when he signed for cocaine addressed to fake diplomat
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Kildare man's privacy was not violated when he signed for cocaine addressed to fake diplomat

Oct 29th 2014, 6:00 PM 26,614 Views 0 Comments

The package was sent to “Tony Tuto, Honorary Consul of the Republic of South Africa”.

# court-of-criminal-appeal - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Anthony Lyons to spend 18 months in prison
# Courts
# Courts

Anthony Lyons to spend 18 months in prison

Jul 31st 2014, 10:12 AM 18,581 Views 55 Comments

Lyons had been found guilty of sexually assaulting a young woman in Dublin in 2010.

# court-of-criminal-appeal - Friday 30 May, 2014

Opinion: Would stricter guidelines for trial judges encourage more consistent sentencing?
# Judiciary
# Judiciary

Opinion: Would stricter guidelines for trial judges encourage more consistent sentencing?

May 30th 2014, 1:00 PM 156 Views 20 Comments

The current Anthony Lyons case has highlighted the problem of uniformity regarding criminal sanctions. Is there a way to improve consistency and fairness of sentencing?

# court-of-criminal-appeal - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Six-month sentence for Anthony Lyons over sex assault appealed today
# Courts
# Courts

Six-month sentence for Anthony Lyons over sex assault appealed today

May 29th 2014, 7:30 AM 9,829 Views 25 Comments

The sentence was already found to be unjustly lenient but the appeal has had to be re-heard.

# court-of-criminal-appeal - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Extra court sittings to tackle seriously ill judge's backlog
# Courts
# Courts

Extra court sittings to tackle seriously ill judge's backlog

Jan 22nd 2014, 3:11 PM 9,690 Views 6 Comments

The Chief Justice said the judge will “probably require a lengthy period of convalescence following on his illness”.

# court-of-criminal-appeal - Monday 18 November, 2013

Appeal court finds Anthony Lyons sentence too lenient
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Appeal court finds Anthony Lyons sentence too lenient

Nov 18th 2013, 9:45 PM 28,024 Views 0 Comments

The aviation broker had five-and-a-half years of a six year sentence suspended last year after being found guilty of sexually assaulting a 27-year-old woman.

# court-of-criminal-appeal - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Courts to hold extra September sittings to work through backlog
# The Supremes
# The Supremes

Courts to hold extra September sittings to work through backlog

May 19th 2013, 12:58 PM 4,724 Views 9 Comments

The Supreme Court and the Court of Criminal Appeal will join the High Court in holding extra sittings to clear a backlog.

# court-of-criminal-appeal - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Alan Shatter and The Supremes: New judges to deal with courts backlog
# Courts
# Courts

Alan Shatter and The Supremes: New judges to deal with courts backlog

May 7th 2013, 3:41 PM 5,733 Views 21 Comments

The government has approved the appointment of two extra judges to the Supreme Court to deal with the current backlogs, some as long as four years.

# court-of-criminal-appeal - Friday 19 April, 2013

Dissident republican McKevitt loses appeal over conviction on Real IRA membership
# Courts
# Courts

Dissident republican McKevitt loses appeal over conviction on Real IRA membership

Apr 19th 2013, 1:36 PM 6,745 Views 24 Comments

Michael McKevitt fails in a bid to have his conviction overturned because of evidence obtained under an unconstitutional warrant.

# court-of-criminal-appeal - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Column: Fiona Doyle was caught in the crossfire of a war over sentencing
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Fiona Doyle was caught in the crossfire of a war over sentencing

Jan 24th 2013, 9:15 PM 51 Views 30 Comments

The blame does not lie with one judge but with the inconsistency of the Court of Criminal Appeal, writes Aodhán Ó Ríordáin.

# court-of-criminal-appeal - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Joe O'Reilly granted free legal aid to appeal case again
# Joe O’Reilly
# Joe O’Reilly

Joe O'Reilly granted free legal aid to appeal case again

Nov 29th 2012, 10:22 AM 8,131 Views 0 Comments

He was granted free legal aid to take a miscarriage of justice case by the Court of Criminal Appeal yesterday.

# court-of-criminal-appeal - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Courts disrupted by Dublin floods
# Courts
# Courts

Courts disrupted by Dublin floods

Oct 25th 2011, 10:38 AM 975 Views 0 Comments

All jury trials are not going ahead today while there is disruption to District Court cases, among others.