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Ana Kriegel murder: The sentences Boy A and Boy B could be facing
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Ana Kriegel murder: The sentences Boy A and Boy B could be facing

Jun 19th 2019, 4:31 PM 147,940 Views 0 Comments

The two teengers are to be sentenced in four weeks’ time.

'My biggest regret is not reporting my rape. My rapist has a comfortable life with a wife and kids'
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'My biggest regret is not reporting my rape. My rapist has a comfortable life with a wife and kids'

Apr 15th 2018, 7:30 PM 257,705 Views 112 Comments

I am here, almost two years later, only just beginning to pick up the pieces of my own life, writes Morgan Barbour.

'A mockery of the justice system': There are almost 116k outstanding warrants
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'A mockery of the justice system': There are almost 116k outstanding warrants

Jul 22nd 2015, 11:35 AM 15,798 Views 52 Comments

Many relate to non-payment of fines.

In Ireland, a man can actually confess to rape and still serve no time in prison
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In Ireland, a man can actually confess to rape and still serve no time in prison

Jul 15th 2015, 6:00 PM 14,032 Views 79 Comments

Yesterday Magnus Meyer Hustveit walked free from court after admitting that he had repeatedly raped his former girlfriend when she was unconscious.

Irish judges are among the best paid in Europe
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Irish judges are among the best paid in Europe

Oct 10th 2014, 11:38 AM 7,606 Views 54 Comments

A judge at the beginning of their career can expect to take home €122,512.

Swords, Balbriggan, Tallaght and Dún Laoghaire - You're keeping your courthouses
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Swords, Balbriggan, Tallaght and Dún Laoghaire - You're keeping your courthouses

Sep 22nd 2014, 1:00 PM 7,957 Views 8 Comments

A plan to close them has been shelved.

Former Head of Legal at Danske Bank appointed to High Court
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Former Head of Legal at Danske Bank appointed to High Court

Dec 17th 2013, 10:26 PM 14,438 Views 46 Comments

Dr Max Barrett was nominated by the government following today’s Cabinet meeting.

Big increase in number of women being sent to jail
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Big increase in number of women being sent to jail

Nov 21st 2013, 8:15 AM 8,521 Views 75 Comments

The number of women being sent to jail has increased by one third in the last three years, while the number of men being imprisoned has levelled off.

"Not all prisoners are suitable for release"- Shatter speaks about parole
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"Not all prisoners are suitable for release"- Shatter speaks about parole

Oct 25th 2013, 11:27 AM 5,423 Views 53 Comments

The Justice Minister said that public safety must be of paramount importance to the planned statutory parole board.

Column: Why and how are children taken into State care?
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Column: Why and how are children taken into State care?

Oct 23rd 2013, 12:45 PM 1,047 Views 42 Comments

When the State intervenes in family situations, it does so in our name. We should be aware of child care proceedings so we can all participate in an informed discussion rather than reacting to the latest headline, writes Carol Coulter.

Explainer: What is the Court of Appeal Referendum all about?
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Explainer: What is the Court of Appeal Referendum all about?

Sep 29th 2013, 9:15 AM 10,974 Views 58 Comments

All the questions you were embarrassed to ask – answered.

Strauss-Kahn: I'm still angry that I was treated as guilty
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Strauss-Kahn: I'm still angry that I was treated as guilty

Jul 10th 2013, 11:27 AM 9,272 Views 23 Comments

The ex-IMF chief says he should never have been paraded before TV cameras in handcuffs on charges of sexual assault that were later dropped.

Women prisoners line up fashion label
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Women prisoners line up fashion label

Jun 9th 2013, 5:30 PM 8,380 Views 15 Comments

Italy’s biggest prison is launching a not-for-profit brand linked to LVMH luxury giant – and inmates get paid.

Campaign to help sex abuse survivors launched
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Campaign to help sex abuse survivors launched

Apr 6th 2013, 6:32 PM 5,545 Views 11 Comments

The movement has called for change and more transparency in Ireland’s justice system.

Here's how 7,500 people went to jail for not paying fines in 2012
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Here's how 7,500 people went to jail for not paying fines in 2012

Feb 1st 2013, 6:55 AM 13,194 Views 56 Comments

An average of 20 people a day were jailed for non-payment of fines last year – despite moves to reduce the figures.

Belgium vows to toughen parole after Dutroux ex-wife outcry
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Belgium vows to toughen parole after Dutroux ex-wife outcry

Sep 1st 2012, 3:05 PM 4,647 Views 6 Comments

Belgium’s Prime Minister has vowed to toughen parole rules following the release of the accomplice and ex-wife of paedophile serial killer Marc Dutroux.

Column: Sleepless nights and anger – it’s all part of being a crime victim
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Column: Sleepless nights and anger – it’s all part of being a crime victim

Mar 4th 2012, 6:00 PM 231 Views 28 Comments

For those affected by crime the emotional effects can be as damaging as the physical ones, writes Maeve Ryan.

Assange in UK supreme court to fight extradition order
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Assange in UK supreme court to fight extradition order

Feb 1st 2012, 12:09 PM 949 Views 11 Comments

Over the next two days, the Wikileaks founder will try to persuade British judges to quash an order for him to face sexual assault allegations in Sweden.