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# heather-perrin - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Column: Heather Perrin’s conviction exposes flaws in the system

The system by which Ireland appoints its judges is now under scrutiny, writes Sarah McCabe – so how does it hold up?

# heather-perrin - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added immortal jellyfish

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Alan Shatter: I spoke to the Attorney General about impeaching Heather Perrin

Former District Court judge Heather Perrin was sentenced to two and a half years in jail today after being found guilty of deception. She has resigned – but the Justice Minister had planned to impeach her if she hadn’t.

Former judge Heather Perrin handed jail sentence for deception

She was handed a two-and-a-half-year term after being found guilty of inducing a client to leave half of his estate to her children.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# heather-perrin - Monday 26 November, 2012

Shatter: Judge found guilty of deception to resign

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter TD confirmed that Judge Heather Perrin has conveyed her resignation. It comes as she awaits sentencing for deception.