A number of judges were expected to retire early at the end of the current legal term in order to benefit from a grace period before cuts are imposed on their pensions. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan/Collins

The president of the High Court has said he is “gravely apprehensive” that the proper administration of justice could suffer if the 10 vacancie(...)

A quiet revolution occurred in the Irish criminal justice system this month, although few noticed it. On Tuesday, March 18th, the Court of Crim(...)

Aer Lingus chairman Colm Barrington welcomed yesterday’s ruling, saying: “Today’s CAT judgment is a key milestone on the path toward removing Ryanair from the Aer Lingus share register.”

Ryanair may have just one last avenue of appeal open to it before the UK competition regulator forces the airline to cut its near 30 per cent s(...)

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim (C) and his wife Wan Azizah arrive at a court house in Putrajaya. Photograph: Samsul Said/Reuters

A Malaysian court convicted opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim of sodomy today, overturning his acquittal two years ago in (...)

London mayor Boris Johnson: representing a city proudly intolerant of intolerance. Photograph: PA

It strikes me as ironic that the logo for the “ex-gay” Christian charity, Core Issues Trust, is a partially intact apple. If that doesn’t evoke(...)

Glenn Greenwald (right) with David Miranda. Photograph: AP

In August last year, David Miranda, the Brazilian husband of award-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald, was returning home to Rio de Janeiro via(...)

Mr Justice Seán Ryan: has been a High Court judge since 2003. Photograph: Eric Luke

High Court judge Seán Ryan is set to become the second most senior judge in the State after the Government named him president(...)

David Miranda (right) is embraced by his partner, journalist Glenn Greenwald, on  his arrival at Rio de Janeiro’s International Airport in August. Photograph: Ricardo Moraes/Reuters.

Britain’s High Court has quashed a legal challenge against the detention under anti-terrorism laws of the partner of Glenn Greenwald, the journ(...)

Germany’s constitutional court will refer a complaint against the ECB’s flagship bond-buying scheme to the European Court of Justice. photograph: sascha schuermann/afp/getty images

There was a distinct whiff of sour grapes about last week’s ruling from Germany’s constitutional court in Karlsruhe. The scarlet-robed judges w(...)

 British Home secretary Theresa May wants a stricter test whereby compensation  would be paid only ‘if the new or newly discovered fact shows beyond reasonable doubt that the person was innocent of the offence’. Photograph: Oli Scarff/PA Wire

The British government will this week make a renewed bid to pass legislation that would make it nearly impossible for those wrongfully convicted of cr(...)

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