Supreme Court: Man accused of facilitating access to child pornography loses extradition appeal

A man who has been accused of creating a website facilitating access to child pornography, and whose surrender to the United States has been ordered, has lost his appeal to the Supreme Court in which he raised issues with the role of the Minister for Justice and Equality under the Extradition Act 1965.

Published 21 March 2019

High Court judge says no-deal Brexit is not 'a point of law in exceptional public importance' in extradition cases

A "no deal Brexit" does not amount to a "point of law of exceptional public importance” that would require determination by the superior courts in extradition cases, a High Court judge has said.

Published 13 March 2019

No-deal Brexit could lead to release of serious offenders in Irish prisons

A handful of serious offenders in Ireland may have to be released in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the Cabinet has been told.

Published 25 February 2019