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#judicial appointments

From TheJournal.ie Poland's top judge defies government 'purge' and shows up for work The Purge

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Call to scrap Ross's judge selection bill after Attorney General slams it as 'dog's dinner' Woulfe Bites

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's top judge 'surprised' by Shane Ross comments that judiciary will fight change Back In His Box

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

Judicial appointments has become a hot topic of late.

From TheJournal.ie Dáil to debate plan to take senior Garda and judicial appointments from government On The Bench

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: Heather Perrin’s conviction exposes flaws in the system Opinion

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?

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

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

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