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# justice-department - Saturday 20 June, 2020

US Justice Department puts pressure on New York prosecutor investigating Trump allies to resign
# Edged Out
# Edged Out

US Justice Department puts pressure on New York prosecutor investigating Trump allies to resign

Jun 20th 2020, 7:31 AM 38,926 Views 49 Comments

The Manhattan prosecutor said he was refusing to leave his post and his ongoing investigations would continue

# justice-department - Sunday 10 May, 2020

'We've been firefighting': Inside the State's response to Covid-19 in Direct Provision
# Justice Department
# Justice Department

'We've been firefighting': Inside the State's response to Covid-19 in Direct Provision

May 10th 2020, 12:05 AM 48,974 Views 50 Comments

There are now 149 cases of Covid-19 in Direct Provision.

# justice-department - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Justice Dept: Over 650 new beds 'will facilitate greater social distancing and isolation' in Direct Provision
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Justice Dept: Over 650 new beds 'will facilitate greater social distancing and isolation' in Direct Provision

Mar 31st 2020, 10:33 PM 18,805 Views 16 Comments

The new accommodation will mainly be located in hotels in Dublin, Galway and Cork.

# justice-department - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Direct Provision expert group announced to look at ways to 'better meet needs of asylum seekers'
# Justice Department
# Justice Department

Direct Provision expert group announced to look at ways to 'better meet needs of asylum seekers'

Dec 28th 2019, 12:10 AM 16,900 Views 74 Comments

Among the issues the group will examine is engaging with communities where Direct Provision centres are due to open.

# justice-department - Thursday 26 December, 2019

'Nothing special being asked of Oughterard' in accommodating asylum seekers, said top Justice official
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

'Nothing special being asked of Oughterard' in accommodating asylum seekers, said top Justice official

Dec 26th 2019, 7:00 AM 15,176 Views 42 Comments

Plans for a Direct Provision centre were abandoned after weeks of protests by locals.

# justice-department - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Oughterard Direct Provision centre operator feared arson attack after men allegedly breached property
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Oughterard Direct Provision centre operator feared arson attack after men allegedly breached property

Dec 4th 2019, 6:00 AM 15,411 Views 40 Comments

Plans for the centre were abandoned after weeks of protests by locals.

# justice-department - Saturday 17 August, 2019

US issues warrant to seize Iranian oil tanker, a day after judge allows its release
# Grace Period
# Grace Period

US issues warrant to seize Iranian oil tanker, a day after judge allows its release

Aug 17th 2019, 1:25 AM 3,754 Views 7 Comments

The tanker Grace 1 was detained six weeks ago on suspicion of violating international sanctions on Syria.

# justice-department - Monday 12 August, 2019

Asylum seekers told not to bring food to rooms 'under any circumstance' by Dublin hotel
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Asylum seekers told not to bring food to rooms 'under any circumstance' by Dublin hotel

Aug 12th 2019, 12:05 AM 64,474 Views 89 Comments

Over 1,000 asylum seekers are now living in hotels and B&Bs around Ireland.

# justice-department - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

United States announces investigation into whether major online companies have 'stifled' competition
# Big Tech
# Big Tech

United States announces investigation into whether major online companies have 'stifled' competition

Jul 24th 2019, 7:17 AM 19,280 Views 5 Comments

The investigation comes after the European Union imposed hefty fines on Google recently.

# justice-department - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Deportation orders were issued for 92 children last year
# Justice Department
# Justice Department

Deportation orders were issued for 92 children last year

Jul 11th 2019, 5:18 PM 14,099 Views 18 Comments

385 children have been issued with deportation orders over the past five years.

# justice-department - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

'The buck stops nowhere': Department of Justice to be split into two parts
# A Problem Halved
# A Problem Halved

'The buck stops nowhere': Department of Justice to be split into two parts

Jul 10th 2018, 4:17 PM 14,923 Views 15 Comments

The two divisions will be ‘Home Affairs’ and ‘Justice and Equality’.

# justice-department - Sunday 6 May, 2018

People who become Irish citizens on 21 May won't be able to vote in Eighth referendum
# Bad Timing
# Bad Timing

People who become Irish citizens on 21 May won't be able to vote in Eighth referendum

May 6th 2018, 6:30 AM 10,251 Views 12 Comments

This is because they can only show an intention to become a citizen in the period between 8 May and polling day on 25 May.

# justice-department - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Reports that Trump could be questioned soon over alleged Russian election meddling
# Russia Probe
# Russia Probe

Reports that Trump could be questioned soon over alleged Russian election meddling

Jan 24th 2018, 7:08 AM 8,654 Views 47 Comments

Reports have indicated that Trump could be questioned in the “coming weeks”.

# justice-department - Friday 5 January, 2018

Minister to take no further action after claims Direct Provision residents were 'denied Christmas celebrations'
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Minister to take no further action after claims Direct Provision residents were 'denied Christmas celebrations'

Jan 5th 2018, 9:26 PM 21,872 Views 123 Comments

A Justice Department spokesperson said that it had received the report from centre.

# justice-department - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Number of human trafficking victims in Ireland rose for third consecutive year
# Sexual Exploitation
# Sexual Exploitation

Number of human trafficking victims in Ireland rose for third consecutive year

Jan 3rd 2018, 8:37 PM 14,698 Views 27 Comments

Sexual exploitation is most common but there has been an increase in the proportion of labour exploitation being detected.

# justice-department - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Department of Justice will be 'divided' but it will remain under one minister
# Internal Divide
# Internal Divide

Department of Justice will be 'divided' but it will remain under one minister

Dec 28th 2017, 9:02 AM 13,871 Views 38 Comments

The department will be internally split into two divisions with seperate deputy secretaries.

# justice-department - Sunday 26 February, 2017

26 Justice Department employees suspended from duty with full pay
# At Odds
# At Odds

26 Justice Department employees suspended from duty with full pay

Feb 26th 2017, 3:12 PM 46,874 Views 86 Comments

Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett, who received the information, contrasted this with the fact the Garda Commissioner is still in her role.

# justice-department - Thursday 29 September, 2016

GRA boss accepts planned strike may not be legal
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

GRA boss accepts planned strike may not be legal

Sep 29th 2016, 5:30 PM 12,767 Views 57 Comments

Gardaí are planning to withdraw their services on four days in November in dispute over pay.

# justice-department - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

An Irish man has been extradited to the US for trafficking rhinoceros horns
# Texas
# Texas

An Irish man has been extradited to the US for trafficking rhinoceros horns

Sep 22nd 2015, 9:13 PM 18,840 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Sheridan was originally arrested in the UK in January.

# justice-department - Friday 8 May, 2015

'More needs to be done': Baltimore police face a civil rights probe
# Malpractice
# Malpractice

'More needs to be done': Baltimore police face a civil rights probe

May 8th 2015, 4:21 PM 4,595 Views 17 Comments

‘There has been a serious erosion of public trust’.

# justice-department - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Will David Drumm be extradited from the US to face charges in Ireland?
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

Will David Drumm be extradited from the US to face charges in Ireland?

Jan 7th 2015, 3:30 PM 10,224 Views 45 Comments

A request to US authorities has been reportedly made today.

# justice-department - Sunday 16 November, 2014

'The Government aren't willing to address the rise in disability hate crime'
# Legislation
# Legislation

'The Government aren't willing to address the rise in disability hate crime'

Nov 16th 2014, 8:30 AM 6,678 Views 32 Comments

That’s according to disability campaigner Frank Larkin.

# justice-department - Monday 3 November, 2014

'I don’t know how to be happy': Asylum seekers speak out about their experiences in Ireland
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

'I don’t know how to be happy': Asylum seekers speak out about their experiences in Ireland

Nov 3rd 2014, 10:43 AM 13,155 Views 121 Comments

A new documentary marks the first time a camera crew has gained access to a Direct Provision Centre.

# justice-department - Friday 22 August, 2014

Demonstration to close 'inhumane' direct provision centre in Limerick taking place today
# Mount Trenchard
# Mount Trenchard

Demonstration to close 'inhumane' direct provision centre in Limerick taking place today

Aug 22nd 2014, 11:38 AM 6,690 Views 80 Comments

Four men went on hunger strike this week due to the conditions.

# justice-department - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Stardust campaigner wants to meet Justice Minister - after saying she 'wouldn't darken her door'
# Deep Discussion
# Deep Discussion

Stardust campaigner wants to meet Justice Minister - after saying she 'wouldn't darken her door'

Jul 16th 2014, 10:03 AM 7,589 Views 8 Comments

Geraldine Foy is a researcher for Stardust campaigners and has been in contact with Minister Frances Fitzgerald’s department.

# justice-department - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Justice Committee to Secretary General: We will ask you about Guerin Report
# Brian Purcell
# Brian Purcell

Justice Committee to Secretary General: We will ask you about Guerin Report

May 15th 2014, 4:27 PM 5,051 Views 20 Comments

Brian Purcell will appear before the Oireachtas Justice Committee the week after next.

# justice-department - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Banking giant JP Morgan 'fined $13 billion by US government'
# Ouch
# Ouch

Banking giant JP Morgan 'fined $13 billion by US government'

Oct 20th 2013, 12:51 PM 11,660 Views 44 Comments

The deal, which is the largest ever between the US government and a single company, will settle an investigation into bad mortgage loans sold by the bank.

# justice-department - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

A massive and unprecedented intrusion: AP slams US government's snooping
# Snoops
# Snoops

A massive and unprecedented intrusion: AP slams US government's snooping

May 14th 2013, 10:58 AM 6,966 Views 52 Comments

The US Justice Department obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors working for the Associated Press, the news agency has confirmed.

# justice-department - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

End game for Lance Armstrong as US Justice Department says he was 'unjustly enriched'
# Lance
From The42
# Lance

End game for Lance Armstrong as US Justice Department says he was 'unjustly enriched'

Apr 24th 2013, 12:06 AM 4,844 Views 15 Comments

Federal officials laid out their case against the shamed cyclist.

# justice-department - Sunday 7 April, 2013

Lance Armstrong asks court to dismiss SCA lawsuit
# Appeal
From The42
# Appeal

Lance Armstrong asks court to dismiss SCA lawsuit

Apr 7th 2013, 12:41 PM 1,654 Views 2 Comments

SCA Promotions say he committed fraud by using performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France.

# justice-department - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

US Supreme Court halts turnover of secret IRA tapes
# Boston College
# Boston College

US Supreme Court halts turnover of secret IRA tapes

Oct 17th 2012, 6:54 PM 9,096 Views 23 Comments

The tapes were recorded by researchers at Boston College who interviewed a former IRA member.

# justice-department - Monday 2 July, 2012

GlaxoSmithKline fined $3 billion in US
# Fraud
# Fraud

GlaxoSmithKline fined $3 billion in US

Jul 2nd 2012, 6:54 PM 10,960 Views 15 Comments

The fine was the largest health care fraud settlement in US history.

# justice-department - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Ireland has no immediate plans to follow UK crackdown on internet trolls
# Trolls
# Trolls

Ireland has no immediate plans to follow UK crackdown on internet trolls

Jun 13th 2012, 7:15 AM 3,329 Views 17 Comments

The Justice Department had no specific comment to make on proposed changes to the UK Defamation Bill.

# justice-department - Friday 27 April, 2012

Minister for Justice releases figures on child abductions during 2011
# Abductions
# Abductions

Minister for Justice releases figures on child abductions during 2011

Apr 27th 2012, 5:55 PM 2,682 Views 4 Comments

Releasing the figures on parental-child abduction, Alan Shatter urged estranged partners experiencing problems to seek mediation in the best interests of the children involved.

# justice-department - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Nearly 150 new cases of child abductions in 2010
Live Apr 12th 2011, 6:30 PM

Nearly 150 new cases of child abductions in 2010