The former Wales and Sheffield United striker Ched Evans served half the five-year sentence but has always maintained his innocence. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Ched Evans’s conviction for raping a 19-year-old woman has been referred to the Court of Appeal(...)

Paramedics were called to the scene on Tuesday night and discovered a man in his 30s with head injuries. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

(...) was also scheduled to appear at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court in November to face a number of charges(...)

Chief Justice Susan Denham and Justice John MacMenamin at the funeral of Judge Paul Carney at the Church of the Sacred Heart, Donnybrook on Tuesday.Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Mr Justice Hugh Geoghegan. Judges from the Court of Appeal present included Ms Justice Mary Irvine(...)

Mr Justice Paul Carney, who has died aged 72: he was held in great affection by colleagues and members of the Bar. Photograph: Eamonn Farrell/

(...) his conviction for manslaughter was later overturned by the Court of Criminal Appeal. He had his blind(...)

Mr Justice Paul Carney retired from the bench last April after a legal career spanning five decades, including some 25 years service as a judge of the High Court. Photograph: Eric Luke

(...) “insensitive” decision to grant bail to O’Brien pending appeal. The Court of Criminal Appeal ultimately found(...)

Mr Justice Paul Carney. File Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

(...)’Brien pending appeal. The Court of Criminal Appeal ultimately found the sentence unduly lenient and gave O(...)

British prime minister David Cameron: there is no proof that he  performed the act of which he has been accused by a resentful former friend. Photograph: Matt Dunham/Getty Images

(...) of a criminal offence, as would anyone who viewed any of the pictures of the event that are said to(...)

Hazel Stewart’s conviction for the murder of her policeman husband should be quashed because a jury was not properly directed on her previous good character, the Court of Appeal has heard in Belfast. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

(...) was not properly directed on her previous good character, Belfast’s Court of Appeal has heard(...)

Alexander Pacteau has lodged an appeal against the minimum 23-year life sentence imposed on him for the the murder of Irish woman Karen Buckley in Glasgow earlier this year.

(...) appeal of the severity of sentence before a two-judge sitting of the Court of Criminal Appeal. According(...)

Sudan’s president Omar al-Bashir: Attended a meeting of the African Union in Johannesburg in June. Photograph: Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters

International Criminal Court (ICC) where he faces charges of war crimes and genocide. In early September a three(...)