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#Law and Order

From TheJournal.ie Almost all women in Irish prisons are there for committing petty crime Law And Order

Almost all women in Irish prisons are there for committing petty crime

95% of women in jail are committed for crimes such as shoplifting, failure to pay fines or handling stolen goods.

From The42 Ulster U20 semi-final marred by ugly post-match scenes as mass brawl erupts Shemozzle This post contains videos

Ulster U20 semi-final marred by ugly post-match scenes as mass brawl erupts

For the love of God, won’t somebody think of the children?

From TheJournal.ie 'Dog's dinner' judges Bill is going to be passed by summer, says Ross Law And Order

'Dog's dinner' judges Bill is going to be passed by summer, says Ross

When passed, the law will ensure there is a “fair system of how judges are appointed”, said Shane Ross.

From TheJournal.ie Whatever is happening to that 'dog's dinner' of a Bill? Law And Order

Whatever is happening to that 'dog's dinner' of a Bill?

Ministers signed off on 50 proposed amendments to the Judicial Appointments Bill today.

From TheJournal.ie Judges say new appointments bill is 'seriously flawed' Law And Order

Judges say new appointments bill is 'seriously flawed'

Senior judges have written to Leo Varadkar over the “serious implications” the legislative changes could have.

From TheJournal.ie Garda reps say martial law was threatened - Taoiseach says it was never contemplated Law And Order

Garda reps say martial law was threatened - Taoiseach says it was never contemplated

The GRA’s officer board claimed they were told there was “an immediate and viable threat to the security of the State”.

From The42 Shock of Gibraltar: Rodgers' Celtic go down to minnows in Champions League tie Rock Bottom This post contains videos

Shock of Gibraltar: Rodgers' Celtic go down to minnows in Champions League tie

Police officer Lee Casciaro’s strike just after half-time proved to be the match winner for the Lincoln Red Imps.

From TheJournal.ie Kazakhstan to chemically castrate paedophiles Child Abuse

Kazakhstan to chemically castrate paedophiles

The move comes after a spike in child rapes.

From The42 Fergus McFadden cited for alleged stamp on former team-mate Nathan White Law And Order

Fergus McFadden cited for alleged stamp on former team-mate Nathan White

The winger could miss out on Leinster’s trip to face Ospreys next weekend if found guilty.

From TheJournal.ie Die Hard actor and former Senator Fred Thompson dies aged 73 RIP

Die Hard actor and former Senator Fred Thompson dies aged 73

The 6ft 6in former lawyer also starred in Cape Fear and In The Line of Fire.

From TheJournal.ie A world first: There are now more female than male solicitors in Ireland Law And Order

A world first: There are now more female than male solicitors in Ireland

Just 92 years ago, the first woman solicitor was admitted to the profession.

From TheJournal.ie Public order offences down in Dublin as gardaí target drunks and 'aggressive begging' Law And Order

Public order offences down in Dublin as gardaí target drunks and 'aggressive begging'

Justice Minister said figures for the first nine months of this year show drunkenness is down significantly in the two main city centre divisions.

From TheJournal.ie "It’s very easy to have an establishment view." Minister wants open competition for top Garda job Guerin Report

"It’s very easy to have an establishment view." Minister wants open competition for top Garda job

Frances Fitzgerald also says she will “take lessons” from the criticisms of her predecessor Alan Shatter.

From The42 Two-week suspension means Tom Court may have played his last game for Ulster Court Dismissed

Two-week suspension means Tom Court may have played his last game for Ulster

The Ulster prop will be banned for Ulster’s upcoming Pro12 semi-final

From The42 Rival coaches in agreement, dangerous tackle punishments need a serious review Law And Order

Rival coaches in agreement, dangerous tackle punishments need a serious review

‘Why does the penalty vary on how a player falls?’ Asked a bewildered Mark Anscombe last night.

From TheJournal.ie More gardaí on duty at certain times under roster changes Gardaí

More gardaí on duty at certain times under roster changes

Changes to the An Garda Síochána’s roster and working time arrangements have been agreed and implemented, the Garda commissioner said this evening.

US town to fine people $20 for swearing in public

It’s £$%^&* crazy.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: How can ministers sign laws without Dáil approval? Explainer

Explainer: How can ministers sign laws without Dáil approval?

How come some laws – like the ‘Irish SOPA’ – can be signed into law without being passed through the Oireachtas? We explain.

From TheJournal.ie Prime numbers: the week in stats In Numbers

Prime numbers: the week in stats

Earthquakes! Earnings! Petitions! Racehorses! Healthy cities?! Our weekly numerical guide to the events of the last seven days.

From TheJournal.ie Cabinet approves plans to scrap up to 3,000 old and obsolete laws Law And Order

Cabinet approves plans to scrap up to 3,000 old and obsolete laws

A Bill being prepared by Brendan Howlin will repeal thousands of obsolete laws which were passed before Irish independence.

From The42 Rory feels the long arm of the law – and Skypes Boston cop’s sister back in Dublin Cuffed

Rory feels the long arm of the law – and Skypes Boston cop’s sister back in Dublin

One Dublin resident took an unexpected video call from a certain US Open-winning someone on Monday.