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Law Society to host football competition to mark World Refugee Day

Players from countries across the world will compete at the Law Society's headquarters next weekend in the 10th Annual SARI UNHCR World Refugee Day Fair Play Cup.

Published 13 June 2019

Law on Scotland's side in Rockall dispute, say Irish experts

The law is on Scotland's side in its dispute with Ireland over the waters of Rockall, according to two Irish maritime law experts, The Times reports.

Published 13 June 2019

Limerick disability charity opens multi-sensory room funded by Keating Connolly Sellors

A disability charity has unveiled a brand new state-of-the-art multi-sensory room with the help of law firm Keating Connolly Sellors.

Published 13 June 2019

US: Amazon faces lawsuits over recording of children's voices

Amazon is facing two lawsuits in the US over its storage of children's voices through its Alexa product, The Register reports.

Published 13 June 2019

And finally... hypocritical oath

Paramedics will be armed and told to use necessary force when responding to certain high-risk situations under a new law.

Published 13 June 2019

High Court: Investigation into the 1973 murder of Daniel Carson 'flawed and inadequate'

An inquest into the death of Daniel Carson, a young Catholic who was murdered as he left work near the lower Shankill in 1973, has found that the investigation into his death was “flawed and inadequate”.

Published 12 June 2019

Ms Justice Aileen Donnelly nominated for appointment to Court of Appeal

Ms Justice Aileen Donnelly has been nominated by ministers for appointment to the Court of Appeal.

Published 12 June 2019

Last in set of six EU directives on rights during criminal proceedings enters force

The last in a set of six EU directives providing guarantees during criminal proceedings across all member states has come into force.

Published 12 June 2019

Adoption rights group hits out at Government over legislative plans

The Adoption Rights Alliance (ARA) has criticised the Government for progressing a bill on access to adoption records "without consulting stakeholders".

Published 12 June 2019

Dr Eoin Guilfoyle: Before sentencing guidelines, we need sentencing information

Dr Eoin Guilfoyle, teaching associate in law at University of Bristol Law School, considers proposals to introduce sentencing guidelines in Ireland.

Published 12 June 2019

Tughans to offer free legal clinic at major tech event Digital DNA

Commercial law firm Tughans will run a free legal clinic at this year's Digital DNA, the biggest digital and tech event in Northern Ireland.

Published 12 June 2019

Lord Boyd appointed to Investigatory Powers Tribunal

Lord Boyd of Duncansby has been appointed as Vice President of the Investigatory Powers Tribunal.

Published 12 June 2019

Newspapers fail in appeal against libel actions as serious harm test is satisfied

News publishers who appealed over articles defamatory of a man in respect of his behaviour towards his former wife have had their appeal dismissed by justices in the Supreme Court on the basis the “serious harm” test was satisfied.

Published 12 June 2019

MI5 retention of innocent people's data 'undoubtedly unlawful'

MI5 has been unlawfully retaining innocent people’s data for years, the High Court of England and Wales has been told.

Published 12 June 2019

Worthingtons Solicitors raises over £5,400 for cancer charity

Worthingtons Solicitors has thanked its staff, friends and clients for helping to raise over £5,400 for charity partner Action Cancer.

Published 12 June 2019