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Richard Grogan: How a mandatory sick pay scheme could impact Irish employers

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates considers the impact on Irish employers of a mandatory sick pay scheme.

Published 24 September 2020

Mason Hayes & Curran: More work needed on gender and diversity in aviation

Mason Hayes & Curran LLP has released the results of its 2020 Gender & Diversity in Aviation survey, revealing a continued lack of diversity.

Published 24 September 2020

England: Law Commission proposes crime of misogyny

The Law Commission in England and Wales has proposed making sex or gender a protected characteristic.

Published 24 September 2020

US: Concentration camp guard faces extradition to Germany

A concentration camp guard is facing extradition from the US to Germany in what could be one of the last Nazi war crime trials.

Published 24 September 2020

And finally... on the ball

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is being honoured by a Scottish football team who have put the late US jurist's name on their kit this season.

Published 24 September 2020

High Court: Application to vary or vacate nurse’s suspension denied

The High Court has denied an application to vary or vacate a nurse’s suspension order.

Published 23 September 2020

Arthur Cox appoints Lynsey Mallon and Stuart Mansfield to leadership roles

Arthur Cox has announced the appointment of partners Lynsey Mallon and Stuart Mansfield to the firm's leadership in Northern Ireland.

Published 23 September 2020

European Commission 'leaning towards' Apple tax appeal

The European Commission is "leaning toward" appealing the ruling that US tech giant Apple did not receive illegal state aid from Ireland and does not have to pay €14 billion in back taxes, according to reports.

Published 23 September 2020

High Court judge says scrapping oath would 'materially increase' false evidence

A High Court judge has addressed the need for an oath in court, saying it "still has a powerful role in bringing out the truth".

Published 23 September 2020

Ireland now 'in position to proceed' to ratify child abuse convention

Ireland will start the process to ratify the Lanzarote Convention on child sexual exploitation and sexual abuse, having previously been the only signatory which had not completed its ratification.

Published 23 September 2020

Dr Ronan Cormacain: Internal Market Bill breaches domestic law

Dr Ronan Cormacain  of the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law considers a lesser-discussed aspect of the controversial Internal Market Bill.

Published 23 September 2020

Rights watchdog expresses 'serious concern' at use of spit hoods by gardaí

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has expressed serious concern at reports of garda using anti-spit guards on children and vulnerable people with mental health issues.

Published 23 September 2020

Benjamin Bestgen: The right (not) to be offended (Free Speech II)

Benjamin Bestgen takes a further look at free speech this week, see last week's jurisprudential primer for part one.

Published 23 September 2020

MoD apologises in row over 'blacklisting' investigative journalism outlet

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has apologised and ordered an independent investigation after an investigative journalism outlet reporting on the war in Yemen alleged that it had been "blacklisted".

Published 23 September 2020

England: Immigration solicitor fined £60,000 for useless appeals

An immigration solicitor has been handed a £60,000 fine for bringing dozens of useless removal appeals, The Law Society Gazette reports.

Published 23 September 2020