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#judicial appointments

# judicial-appointments - Thursday 31 March, 2022

McEntee says diversity will be a focus of new process for appointing judges
# Judicial Appointments
# Judicial Appointments

McEntee says diversity will be a focus of new process for appointing judges

Mar 31st 2022, 11:56 AM 12,108 Views 38 Comments

The new Bill was approved by Cabinet earlier this week and will be published shortly.

# judicial-appointments - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Flanagan told Chief Justice in February that Supreme Court vacancy was a matter for the next government
# Judicial Appointments
# Judicial Appointments

Flanagan told Chief Justice in February that Supreme Court vacancy was a matter for the next government

Dec 17th 2020, 1:06 PM 12,285 Views 1 Comment

Correspondence relating to the matter has been released under a Freedom of Information request.

# judicial-appointments - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

McEntee says new process for appointing judges will be 'streamlined and transparent'
# Judicial Appointments
# Judicial Appointments

McEntee says new process for appointing judges will be 'streamlined and transparent'

Dec 15th 2020, 1:33 PM 10,001 Views 33 Comments

A nine-person panel to select judges has been proposed by the Justice Minister.

# judicial-appointments - Friday 20 November, 2020

Justice Minister insists she had enough experience to recommend appointment of Seamus Woulfe
# Helen McEntee
# Helen McEntee

Justice Minister insists she had enough experience to recommend appointment of Seamus Woulfe

Nov 20th 2020, 10:37 PM 37,555 Views 76 Comments

The minister confirmed this evening that the former Attorney General’s name was the only one she put forward

# judicial-appointments - Friday 9 October, 2020

Shane Ross: Golfgate is proof that judicial appointments are infected by political patronage
# Opinion
# Opinion

Shane Ross: Golfgate is proof that judicial appointments are infected by political patronage

Oct 9th 2020, 11:01 AM 27,908 Views 54 Comments

Shane Ross analyses Seamus Woulfe’s account of the recent Golfgate controversy and has a few things to say.

# judicial-appointments - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Poland's top judge defies government 'purge' and shows up for work
# The Purge
# The Purge

Poland's top judge defies government 'purge' and shows up for work

Jul 4th 2018, 2:01 PM 20,124 Views 68 Comments

The dispute could end up in the European Court of Justice.

# judicial-appointments - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Call to scrap Ross's judge selection bill after Attorney General slams it as 'dog's dinner'
# Woulfe Bites
# Woulfe Bites

Call to scrap Ross's judge selection bill after Attorney General slams it as 'dog's dinner'

Mar 24th 2018, 12:21 PM 17,468 Views 65 Comments

The Taoiseach spoke with AG Seamus Woulfe last night in the wake of his comments.

# judicial-appointments - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Opinion: 'All judges do "do politics" - no judge is pure or neutral when deciding cases'
# Judicial Appointments
# Judicial Appointments

Opinion: 'All judges do "do politics" - no judge is pure or neutral when deciding cases'

Jun 28th 2017, 6:30 AM 4,746 Views 21 Comments

Those who appoint judges should be democratically accountable. The government is accountable, writes Dr Tom Hickey.

# judicial-appointments - Monday 21 November, 2016

Ireland's top judge 'surprised' by Shane Ross comments that judiciary will fight change
# Back In His Box
# Back In His Box

Ireland's top judge 'surprised' by Shane Ross comments that judiciary will fight change

Nov 21st 2016, 6:10 AM 12,255 Views 35 Comments

Judicial appointments has become a hot topic of late.

# judicial-appointments - Friday 21 February, 2014

Dáil to debate plan to take senior Garda and judicial appointments from government
# On The Bench
# On The Bench

Dáil to debate plan to take senior Garda and judicial appointments from government

Feb 21st 2014, 7:15 AM 6,561 Views 22 Comments

Independent TD Shane Ross says that “the system is rotten”.

# judicial-appointments - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

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

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

Dec 11th 2012, 7:00 AM 436 Views 0 Comments

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

# judicial-appointments - Saturday 26 May, 2012

Column: When is jailing a fraudster no cause to celebrate? When it’s in Ireland.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: When is jailing a fraudster no cause to celebrate? When it’s in Ireland.

May 26th 2012, 8:00 AM 95 Views 45 Comments

Our judicial system is selective and incoherent – and judges are so pampered they can’t even open doors for themselves, writes Aaron McKenna.