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# irish-courts - This year 2022

Opinion: Trans rights issues are being used as a right-wing recruitment tool
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Opinion: Trans rights issues are being used as a right-wing recruitment tool

Sep 10th 2022, 8:00 PM 22,915 Views 0 Comments

Aoife Gallagher argues that anti-trans campaigners do not have science on their side no matter how hard they try.

Defence lawyer: Rates of payment are miserable compared to the time, work and skill required
# Barrister Protest
# Barrister Protest

Defence lawyer: Rates of payment are miserable compared to the time, work and skill required

Apr 7th 2022, 9:19 AM 28,624 Views 27 Comments

Darren Lalor is leading the campaign for better legal aid rates for barristers defending criminal cases in the District Court.

# irish-courts - Last year 2021

Dr Caroline West: It is vital we stop victim blaming when it comes to sexual assault
# Opinion
# Opinion

Dr Caroline West: It is vital we stop victim blaming when it comes to sexual assault

Updated Sep 22nd 2021, 7:20 PM 21,282 Views 67 Comments

The consent outreach coordinator says we owe it to victims of sexual assault to address and change our attitudes to these crimes.

Opinion: ‘Slap on the wrist’ sentences for domestic violence send a message... the wrong message
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

Opinion: ‘Slap on the wrist’ sentences for domestic violence send a message... the wrong message

Sep 10th 2021, 10:00 PM 24,269 Views 28 Comments

CEO of Women’s Aid Sarah Benson says the judiciary and other legal professionals need more training on how best to handle domestic violence cases.

Over €123,000 paid out incorrectly in 'on-call' allowances to Courts Service staff
# INTERNAL AUDIT
# INTERNAL AUDIT

Over €123,000 paid out incorrectly in 'on-call' allowances to Courts Service staff

Jul 19th 2021, 6:30 AM 20,858 Views 6 Comments

A separate audit warned of “reputational damage” over working time breaches.

Opinion: Justice delayed really is justice denied in rape trials - this is a big issue in Ireland
# Irish Courts
# Irish Courts

Opinion: Justice delayed really is justice denied in rape trials - this is a big issue in Ireland

Jun 22nd 2021, 7:00 AM 9,056 Views 7 Comments

Dr Susan Leahy says a consistent delay in the legal process is one of the biggest stumbling blocks when it comes to rape trials