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Mail on Sunday apologises for allegations against KRW Law and Madden & Finucane

The Mail on Sunday has publicly apologised for an article which made false allegations against KRW Law and Madden & Finucane.

Published 7 October 2019

Cork judges and lawyers pay tribute to retiring court registrar Noreen Collins

Judges, lawyers and court officials at Cork District Court have paid tribute to retiring court registrar Noreen Collins.

Published 7 October 2019

Whiplash patients 'stop attending treatment' after completing litigation

More than nine in ten whiplash patients at a Dublin pain management clinic stopped attending treatment after completing their personal injury litigation, according to research.

Published 7 October 2019

Civil society organisations call for urgent clarity around 'money message' mechanism

Civil society organisations have called on TDs and Senators to urgently clarify the rules around the "money message" mechanism amid fears it is allowing the Government to effectively veto legislative proposals.

Published 7 October 2019

Belfast solicitor Donald Thompson locked up for charity

Belfast solicitor Donald Thompson was locked up on Friday – as part of a fundraising challenge in aid of International Justice Mission (IJM).

Published 7 October 2019

Street Law programme delivered to 3,000 school students across Ireland

Over 3,000 transition year students have completed the Law Society of Ireland's Street Law programme since its roll-out six years ago.

Published 7 October 2019

ECtHR: Holocaust denial is not a human right

Denial of the holocaust is not a human right, the European Court of Human Rights has unanimously ruled.

Published 7 October 2019

England: Egyptian law to apply in case brought by widow of QC

The widow of a barrister who died on safari with his daughter will have her case heard in an English court despite the law of Egypt being applicable.

Published 7 October 2019

Thailand: Judge recovering after courtroom suicide bid over alleged interference in murder case

A Thai judge is recovering after shooting himself in an apparent suicide bid at the end of court proceedings in which he sharply criticised alleged interference with the judicial process.

Published 7 October 2019

Experience The Difference – Right To Light Policy Update

Right to light claims can stop developers in their tracks. They can frustrate major projects, make developments more expensive and create tension between residents and developers.

Published 7 October 2019

And finally... long lie

A young man who says he overslept and missed jury duty was sent to jail for 10 days by a furious judge.

Published 7 October 2019

CJEU: Availability of sufficient resources can include income from unlawful employment

An EU citizen minor has “sufficient resources” not to become an unreasonable burden on the social assistance system of the host member state even if their resources are derived from income obtained from unlawful employment, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled.

Published 4 October 2019

Chief Justice: Establishment of Judicial Council must be 'legally robust'

The establishment of the new Judicial Council must be "legally robust" and shouldn't be rushed, the Chief Justice, Mr Justice Frank Clarke, has said.

Published 4 October 2019

Sexual offence laws have not 'kept pace' with online technology

Sexual offence laws in Ireland have not "kept pace with developments in online technology and the almost universal use of internet-enabled devices", a legal expert on rape and sexual assault has said.

Published 4 October 2019

First strategic housing development in Limerick rejected on environmental grounds

The first strategic housing development in Limerick has been refused planning permission on environmental grounds.

Published 4 October 2019