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Irish academic warns against repeating US mandatory sentencing 'mistake'

The introduction of mandatory sentencing in the US was an "expensive mistake", an Irish law lecturer has told the Irish Independent.

Published 17 June 2016

Ireland has made 'significant progress' in implementing asylum recommendations

Ireland has made "significant progress" in implementing improvements to Ireland's asylum process, including direct provision, as recommended by a working group last year.

Published 17 June 2016

Belfast to host Joint Bar Council meeting next week

Representatives from the Bar Council of Northern Ireland and the Bar Council of Ireland will convene in Belfast next week alongside their Scottish and English counterparts.

Published 17 June 2016

Matheson holds breakfast Brexit briefing

Matheson this week hosted a business breakfast briefing on Brexit on behalf of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce.

Published 17 June 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills to sponsor QUB law students' hub

International law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has announced it will sponsor the Student Hub at Queen's University Belfast's new School of Law as part of a five-year partnership deal.

Published 17 June 2016

Cleaver Fulton Rankin shortlisted for three awards

Belfast firm Cleaver Fulton Rankin has celebrated being recently named as a finalist for three major awards.

Published 17 June 2016

Two Arthur Cox teams to take part in airport run

Two teams from Arthur Cox will take part in a late-night 5k run on the runway at George Best City Airport this month.

Published 17 June 2016

Mason Hayes & Curran supports junior tech event

Dublin firm Mason Hayes & Curran has been named a silver sponsor of this year's CoderDojo Coolest Projects Awards.

Published 17 June 2016

Taxing Master erred in law in taxation for medical negligence case

The Court of Appeal has found that the Taxing Master erred in his methodologies when calculating the appropriate fee in a medical negligence case.

Published 16 June 2016

Bar of Ireland to sponsor Community Law & Mediation's advice centres

The Bar of Ireland has announced a three-year sponsorship of the free legal advice clinics run by Community Law & Mediation.

Published 16 June 2016

Hogan Lovells to give pro bono assistance to Mother and Baby Homes inquiry witnesses

Free legal assistance will be available to anyone making a statement to the inquiry into Mother and Baby Homes, thanks to a partnership between campaign groups and global law firm Hogan Lovells.

Published 16 June 2016

Sugden visits Magilligan as part of prisons tour

Northern Ireland's Justice Minister Claire Sugden yesterday began a tour of Northern Ireland's prisons by meeting prison officers and staff at Magilligan Prison.

Published 16 June 2016

Scottish lawyers to back Remain in EU referendum

Scottish lawyers will overwhelmingly vote Remain in the UK's referendum on EU membership, according to a poll conducted by our sister publication, Scottish Legal News.

Published 16 June 2016

UK: Health organisations in call to take drug use out of criminal justice system

Two leading UK public health organisations have called for the personal possession and use of all illegal drugs to be decriminalised.

Published 16 June 2016

UKSC: Trustee for ECN holders' appeal against £3.3bn redemption dismissed

A trustee company that sought to prevent a financial services group from redeeming enhanced capital notes has had its appeal dismissed by judges in the UK Supreme Court.

Published 16 June 2016