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#Criminal Law

# criminal-law - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Latest Ian Bailey extradition case 'totally new ground' for Irish courts
# Extradition
# Extradition

Latest Ian Bailey extradition case 'totally new ground' for Irish courts

Dec 21st 2019, 10:00 PM 26,756 Views 0 Comments

This is the third time the French authorities have sought his surrender to face charges in relation to the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

# criminal-law - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Opinion: Laws that criminalise sex buyers are making life more dangerous for sex workers
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Laws that criminalise sex buyers are making life more dangerous for sex workers

Mar 28th 2019, 7:00 AM 18,844 Views 49 Comments

How long more can our government ignore the growing body of evidence that shows that their policies are endangering to the physical and mental health of sex workers, writes Kate McGrew.

# criminal-law - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Lynn Ruane: People with a criminal record for minor offences deserve a second chance
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lynn Ruane: People with a criminal record for minor offences deserve a second chance

Jan 13th 2019, 8:50 PM 22,364 Views 55 Comments

Convictions for minor offences can hold people back from accessing employment and education long after they have completed their rehabilitation, writes Lynn Ruane.

# criminal-law - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Opinion: Should judges hand down concurrent sentences in rape cases?
# Criminal Law
# Criminal Law

Opinion: Should judges hand down concurrent sentences in rape cases?

Dec 27th 2018, 8:00 AM 17,903 Views 41 Comments

‘It is essential, for victims of crime and for society in general, that coherent sentencing policy is developed’, writes Ivana Bacik.

# criminal-law - Monday 1 October, 2018

'It can make a massive difference to cases': Legal experts question garda cannabis plant valuation
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

'It can make a massive difference to cases': Legal experts question garda cannabis plant valuation

Oct 1st 2018, 12:05 AM 30,781 Views 25 Comments

Gardaí apply a general valuation of €800 to each plant – experts claims this is at odds with international best practice.

# criminal-law - Sunday 18 September, 2016

FactCheck: Would a new government bill really decriminalise sex workers?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Would a new government bill really decriminalise sex workers?

Sep 18th 2016, 7:00 PM 20,352 Views 69 Comments

FactCheck referees a dispute over a controversial new law.

# criminal-law - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Jay Z's "99 Problems" broken down by law professor
# Jay Z
From The Daily Edge
# Jay Z

Jay Z's "99 Problems" broken down by law professor

Jul 12th 2012, 1:46 PM 9,418 Views 7 Comments

The law professor uses the song to illustrate the legal dos and don’ts of drug smuggling.

# criminal-law - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Prostitution programme 'showed the appalling abuse of women' - Taoiseach
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

Prostitution programme 'showed the appalling abuse of women' - Taoiseach

Feb 8th 2012, 12:25 PM 5,181 Views 48 Comments

Enda Kenny told the Dáil today that the government intends to introduce legislation to clamp down on the prostitution industry in Ireland.

# criminal-law - Thursday 8 December, 2011

Over 100 cases affected as Shatter questions legality of lawyers' strike
# Lawyers
# Lawyers

Over 100 cases affected as Shatter questions legality of lawyers' strike

Dec 8th 2011, 9:19 PM 3,480 Views 23 Comments

The Minister for Justice Alan Shatter described the actions of criminal law barristers and solicitors today as “absolutely extraordinary”.

# criminal-law - Sunday 4 December, 2011

Shatter hopes lawyers will call off 'extraordinary' strike action
# Lawyers
# Lawyers

Shatter hopes lawyers will call off 'extraordinary' strike action

Dec 4th 2011, 4:04 PM 4,161 Views 31 Comments

Criminal law solicitors and barristers are expected to strike on Thursday over cuts to the Criminal Legal Aid scheme.

# criminal-law - Thursday 28 April, 2011

Nigerian woman due in court over brothel charges
# Courts
# Courts

Nigerian woman due in court over brothel charges

Apr 28th 2011, 10:53 AM 685 Views 1 Comment