‘We are not dealing here with Under Milk Wood, but with a landmark in the law, to be relied upon as guidance, perhaps for a generation, by: gardaí, prosecutors deciding whether they have the evidence to bring a case and judges directing a jury on admissibility.’ Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

(...), what is the law. Especially in the field of criminal law, the Constitution, the European Court of Human(...)

Innocent: Harry Gleeson could not have killed Mary McCarthy, according to Seán MacBride, his lawyer

(...) – a large number. An appeal was lodged and went before the Court of Criminal Appeal. On the first and(...)

A vigil this week in Abuja, Nigeria, for the girls who were abducted by Boko Haram from a secondary school in Chibok.  Photograph: Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has been asked to investigate the abduction a year ago of(...)

(...) both the social media giant and Joe McCloskey are understood to have lodged papers at the Court of(...)

The difficulty is that after you die nobody can get into your social media accounts unless they have your password. And if they do log in, for most of these, they’re actually in breach of the terms of service

(...), “it would be very difficult to see a criminal court prosecut[ing] you,” he adds. We are, to a large(...)

 Mr Justice Adrian Hardiman:  In his 166-page minority judgment, one of his most impassioned, Mr Justice Hardiman deplores what his colleagues have done. Photograph: The Irish Times

(...). “This is as significant a case on criminal law and evidence as any that have come before the court in(...)

Judge said he was “astounded” a more rapid reaction to initiate legal proceedings by Tulisa Contostavios did not take place. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

(...) proceedings against the Irish Sun newspaper arising from what the president of the High Court described as a(...)

Ruling by a four to three majority on the use of evidence in criminal trials is considered hugely significant.

(...).Section 23 of the Criminal Procedure Act permits the DPP to appeal an acquittal to the Supreme Court on a(...)

‘We can only hope that when it finally materialises, it gravitates towards the generous side and will include the right of access, for example, to lawyers’ briefs (available online in New York).’ Photograph: Getty Images

(...) exceptions – enjoins.” There is hope. The Hogan judgment found its way to the Court of Appeal and appears to(...)

The Court of Appeal has reserved judgment in the case of Richard Higgins (45) who was given a mandatory life sentence after having been found guilty of  murdering his neighbour outside his home. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Court of Appeal has reserved judgment in the case of a man jailed for life for murdering his(...)