Ireland faces looming 'disclosure crisis' on par with England

Ireland faces a looming disclosure crisis on par with jurisdictions like England and Wales due to the growing volume of digital evidence and limited resources, a leading criminal barrister has warned.

Published 17 July 2020

England: Number of collapsed trials doubles in four years

Failures to disclose evidence to defence lawyers have resulted in the number of collapsed criminal cases almost doubling in four years, The Times reports.

Published 15 October 2019

Supreme Court: Disclosure of documents in personal injury claim not disproportionate

The Supreme Court has overturned a finding that a significant proportion of discovery sought by a man in personal injury proceedings against the Minister for Defence was premature.

Published 17 July 2019

High Court judge challenges DPP over 'last minute' disclosures ahead of rape and murder trials

A judge of the High Court has challenged the Director of Public Prosecutions to take steps to address the "last minute" disclosure of records for upcoming rape and murder trials.

Published 6 March 2019

Police watchdog calls for review into legacy disclosure failings

The Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland (PONI) has called on the Department of Justice to launch a review into police failures to disclose "significant" evidence related to legacy cases to the watchdog.

Published 14 February 2019