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#Legal reform

# legal-reform - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Watch: TD offers to share 'a candle and bottle of wine' with Shatter - but he prefers a G&T

An outbreak of love at the Oireachtas Justice Committee earlier…

# legal-reform - Monday 15 July, 2013

Rise in 'accidental landlords' as homeowners rent out properties to cover mortgage costs

FLAC noted a “striking” rise in queries about housing such matters, which were up almost 70 per cent since 2011.

# legal-reform - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Shatter offers olive branch to lawyers over appointment of new regulators

The Minister for Justice says he will allow other bodies to nominate members of the new legal services regulator.

# legal-reform - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Fiona Doyle case has 'filled the nation with revulsion' - Taoiseach

The release on bail, pending an appeal, of an elderly man who repeatedly raped his daughter when she was younger was raised at Leaders’ Questions.

# legal-reform - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Referendum will allow radical reform of courts system

The Cabinet has approved plans for a major reform to the courts service – including the possibility of a secular oath for judges.

# legal-reform - Friday 29 June, 2012

Column: ‘The current situation of the Supreme Court is unsustainable’

Chief Justice Susan Denham pays tribute to the Constitution on its 75th birthday – and examines the case for a drastic overhaul of Ireland’s judicial system.

# legal-reform - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Shatter at loggerheads with barristers over legal reforms

The Bar Council has said that proposed reforms would result in increased costs amounting to millions every year.

# legal-reform - Thursday 2 February, 2012

Former attorney general raises fears over Shatter’s legal reform

Dermot Gleeson has said he shares the concerns that have been raised by barristers and solicitors – including fears over independence and increased legal costs.

# legal-reform - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Column: 10 reasons why Ireland should be praying for a second bailout

Cheap money, essential reforms, and a route away from gombeenism? A second bailout would have immense benefits for Ireland, argues NAMAwinelake.