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
Preliminary hearings into legacy cases will take place this September to establish their readiness for full inquest proceedings, the presiding coroner has announced.
Published 7 June 2019
A landmark ruling on legacy investigations is set to be appealed by the PSNI, the Northern Ireland Office (NIO) and the Department of Justice (DOJ).
Published 16 April 2019
Lawyers for a man who was shot dead by British soldiers in 1978 have welcomed a decision to hold a fresh inquest into the shooting.
Published 2 April 2019
The Council of Europe has reiterated its "serious concerns" about the delays in establishing the Historical Investigations Unit and other legacy institutions dealing with deaths during the Troubles.
Published 15 March 2019
Any law brought in to protect British security forces from prosecution for crimes committed during the Troubles would be too late for the Bloody Sunday soldiers, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has said.
Published 11 March 2019
Pearse Jordan’s mother has successfully appealed the decision of the Court of Appeal to order a stay on her application for damages for the state’s failure to carry out a prompt investigation into the circumstances of her son’s death, in violation of Article 2 ECHR.
Published 7 March 2019
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
Inquests for the victims of the Guildford pub bombing should restart more than 40 years after they were suspended, a coroner has ruled.
Published 1 February 2019
A man whose son was murdered in 1997 has successfully appealed a case management decision not to remove a stay on the hearing of his application to issue judicial review proceedings against the PSNI, the Department of Justice, and the Coroner’s Service.
Published 21 January 2019
Potential witnesses to the Ballymurphy massacre have been urged to come forward ahead of the recommencement of inquests into the ten deaths later this month.
Published 7 January 2019