Mr Justice Barry White:   said there was a risk that reduced pension entitlements would affect the quality of applicants for the judiciary.  Photograph: Ronan Quinlan/Collins

(...)” by the Court of Criminal Appeal for previously saying there should be a minimum sentence of 14 years(...)

(...) transfer of information in criminal cases, but described as “objectionable” the process whereby a US court(...)

Oscar Pistorius reacts to the verdict in his murder trial at the High Court in Pretoria, South Africa, yesterday. Photograph: EPA/Alon Skuy

(...) many of South Africa’s legal fraternity and left members of the public stunned. At the heart of the(...)

Five of seven men convicted of gang rape appear at a court in Kabul today. Photograph: Reuters

(...) delegation of women last week that the perpetrators would face the death penalty.The men can appeal today(...)

Photo shows a fire aboard the mobile offshore oil drilling unit Deepwater Horizon, located in the Gulf of Mexico some 80 kilometers southeast of Venice, Louisiana

(...) a conscious disregard of known risks,” he wrote. BP said in a news release that it would appeal the(...)

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas: to appeal to the UN General Assembly to exert pressure on Israel and the US. Photograph: Reuters/Mohamad Torokman

International Criminal Court (ICC), which in 2009 rejected a proposed Palestinian application because Palestine(...)

Palestinians sit on a couch in the remains of their home in the east of Gaza City on Wednesday, which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli offensive after a ceasefire was declared. Photograph: Suhaib Sale/Reuters

Mishaal] have been considering signing up to the International Criminal Court, which would then have(...)

Michael McKevitt: had demanded a full one-third enhanced remission of a 20-year sentence imposed on him in August 2003, after he had been convicted in the Special Criminal Court of directing a terrorist organisation and of being a member of the Real IRA. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

(...) prison at least until the Supreme Court hears an appeal on Friday against the early release of prisoners(...)

Alleged Real IRA leader Michael McKevitt will have to wait until at least next week to hear if he will get out of jail early.   Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

(...) will get out of jail early. Judge Bernard Barton told Dublin’s High Court he was reserving judgement on(...)

 Michael McKevitt:   was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment in August 2003 after being convicted in the Special Criminal Court of directing a terrorist organisation and of being a member of the Real IRA.   Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

(...) imprisonment in August 2003 after being convicted in the Special Criminal Court of directing a terrorist(...)