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From TheJournal.ie Ana Kriegel murder: The sentences Boy A and Boy B could be facing Justice System

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'My biggest regret is not reporting my rape. My rapist has a comfortable life with a wife and kids' Read Me

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'A mockery of the justice system': There are almost 116k outstanding warrants Pulse Backlog

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

Many relate to non-payment of fines.

From TheJournal.ie In Ireland, a man can actually confess to rape and still serve no time in prison Column

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish judges are among the best paid in Europe Approach The Bench

Irish judges are among the best paid in Europe

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

From TheJournal.ie Swords, Balbriggan, Tallaght and Dún Laoghaire - You're keeping your courthouses Justice

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

A plan to close them has been shelved.

From TheJournal.ie Former Head of Legal at Danske Bank appointed to High Court Judges

Former Head of Legal at Danske Bank appointed to High Court

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

From TheJournal.ie Big increase in number of women being sent to jail Overcrowding

Big increase in number of women being sent to jail

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.

From TheJournal.ie "Not all prisoners are suitable for release"- Shatter speaks about parole Parole

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why and how are children taken into State care? Opinion

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is the Court of Appeal Referendum all about? Court Of Appeal Referendum

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

All the questions you were embarrassed to ask – answered.

From TheJournal.ie Strauss-Kahn: I'm still angry that I was treated as guilty DSK

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Women prisoners line up fashion label Italy

Women prisoners line up fashion label

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

From TheJournal.ie Campaign to help sex abuse survivors launched Sex Abuse

Campaign to help sex abuse survivors launched

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

From TheJournal.ie Here's how 7,500 people went to jail for not paying fines in 2012 Justice System

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Belgium vows to toughen parole after Dutroux ex-wife outcry Belgium

Belgium vows to toughen parole after Dutroux ex-wife outcry

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.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Sleepless nights and anger – it’s all part of being a crime victim Opinion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Assange in UK supreme court to fight extradition order Assange

Assange in UK supreme court to fight extradition order

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.