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Government minister criticises jailing of mentally ill people

People with mental health issues being sent to Irish prisons is “one of the biggest problems” that needs to be tackled by Government, a junior minister has said.

Published 3 August 2016

Unborn children have significant rights beyond right to life

A High Court judge has said the Constitution confers significant legal rights upon the "unborn child" beyond the right to life.

Published 3 August 2016

Rise in alleged racist assaults prompts call for hate crime legislation

New figures showing a purported rise in the number of racist assaults in Ireland in the second half of 2015 have prompted calls for new hate crime legislation to be introduced.

Published 3 August 2016

Mason Hayes & Curran appoints new real estate partner

Mason Hayes & Curran (MHC) has appointed Adam Hogg as a real estate partner.

Published 3 August 2016

Eileen Finn BL

Barrister Eileen Finn passed away on Saturday at Blackrock Hospice.

Published 3 August 2016

English court ruling leads to HIV drugs push in Northern Ireland

The Northern Ireland Executive has come under pressure to make preventative HIV drugs available on the NHS following a ruling by the High Court in England.

Published 3 August 2016

Law Society to offer guided tours of Blackhall Place

The Law Society of Ireland will facilitate guided tours of Blackhall Place later this month as part of National Heritage Week.

Published 3 August 2016

Court of Appeal: Internet Service Providers must assist in identifying copyright infringers

ry orders in relation to future proceedings.

Published 2 August 2016

Fitzgerald welcomes enactment of paternity leave and proceeds of crime laws

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has welcomed the enactment of two major pieces of legislation concerning paternity leave and the proceeds of crime.

Published 2 August 2016

District Court president says financial strain causing rise in domestic violence cases

Judge Rosemary Horgan, the President of the District Court, has suggested financial strain is responsible for an increase in domestic violence cases coming before the District Courts.

Published 2 August 2016

Cable TV providers could be forced to hand subscriber data to license fee enforcers

Communications Minister Denis Naughten is considering legislation to force cable TV providers to hand over subscriber data to the Revenue Commissioners to help enforce the TV license fee, the Sunday Independent reports.

Published 2 August 2016

Arthur Cox and A&L Goodbody advise on M&A deals worth €32bn

Arthur Cox and A&L Goodbody have together advised on 24 merger and acquisition deals this year, the Irish Independent reports.

Published 2 August 2016

Queen's University team takes part in Nuremberg moot for first time

Law students at Queen's University Belfast took part in the International Moot in Nuremberg for the first time over the weekend.

Published 2 August 2016

NI Blog: What will Brexit mean for UK companies trading in the EU?

Colin Foote, director at Sullivans Law in Belfast, writes on the impact of Brexit on UK companies trading in the EU.

Published 2 August 2016

McLernon Moynagh Solicitors wins LGBT award

Holywood and Belfast firm McLernon Moynagh Solicitors has received the Belfast Pride Award for Business Contribution to the LGBT community.

Published 2 August 2016