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#Criminal justice Bill

# criminal-justice-bill - Friday 1 February, 2013

Column: Criminal justice policy should be shaped by our heads, not our hearts
# Column
# Column

Column: Criminal justice policy should be shaped by our heads, not our hearts

Feb 1st 2013, 1:00 PM 489 Views 50 Comments

While outrage is understandably high when particularly heinous crimes are committed, we are doing victims no service by letting emotions rule out rational debate on how to reform the justice system, writes Alan Greene.

# criminal-justice-bill - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

New laws for search warrants after court finds them unconstitutional
# Law
# Law

New laws for search warrants after court finds them unconstitutional

Mar 28th 2012, 3:57 PM 4,300 Views 10 Comments

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has said that new law for search warrants is a priority for government after the Supreme Court ruled the existing law was unconstitutional.

# criminal-justice-bill - Monday 29 August, 2011

Shatter insists mandatory reporting will apply to priests despite Cardinal's comments
# Confession
# Confession

Shatter insists mandatory reporting will apply to priests despite Cardinal's comments

Aug 29th 2011, 11:06 AM 2,005 Views 16 Comments

Cardinal Seán Brady has said that the seal of the confession is inviolable and that any attempt to undermine it is a challenge to the right of Catholics to freedom of religion.

# criminal-justice-bill - Thursday 19 May, 2011

White collar criminals will not be "protected species"
# Crime
# Crime

White collar criminals will not be "protected species"

May 19th 2011, 3:52 PM 439 Views 0 Comments

Minister vows to give gardaí and prosecutors powers to bring prosecutions more efficiently and to tackle white collar crime.

# criminal-justice-bill - Friday 13 May, 2011

Shatter publishes new Bill to tackle white collar crime
# Crime
# Crime

Shatter publishes new Bill to tackle white collar crime

May 13th 2011, 1:56 PM 686 Views 0 Comments

The justice minister says the bill will reduce delays in prosecutions, targeting offences in banking, fraud and cybercrime.

# criminal-justice-bill - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

The new government's first legislation... the old government's policy
# Community Service
# Community Service

The new government's first legislation... the old government's policy

Mar 22nd 2011, 8:10 AM 812 Views 0 Comments

The new government’s first legislation, to go before the Dáil tomorrow, advances policies laid down by the last cabinet.