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“You don’t walk free from the Special Criminal Court” is a phrase repeated often by members of the Law Library.

The Special Criminal Court had a 94 per cent conviction rate at trial last year, but the rate could be reduced in future following the acquittal of tw(...)

Master of the High Court Edmund Honohan has complained that the Courts Service will not publish his rulings because it says ‘there is no room on their website’. File photograph: Collins Courts

The Master of the High Court, Edmund Honohan, has complained that the Courts Service will not publish his rulings because it says “there is no room on(...)

Vizlegal is designed to make it easy to quickly find, track and save judgments, cases and other legal information. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Vizlegal is extending access to its legal search and tracking platform to Irish barristers and their staff. Vizlegal is designed to make it easy to q(...)

Finola O’Sullivan on Magdalene Bridge, Cambridge
Welcome to my Place ... Cambridge
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  • October 20, 2019, 06:01

Finola O’Sullivan, a Dubliner by birth, attended Sion Hill, Blackrock in Co Dublin and UCD where she studied English and later Library and Inform(...)

Former Circuit Court President Mr Justice Ray Groarke

The only feature of support missing in Court 28 of the Circuit Civil Court on Friday when Mr Justice Ray Groarke handed over the presidency of the cou(...)

36 ZIon Road Rathgar Dublin 6

Quite a number of the houses on Zion Road – dating from the early part of the 20th century – were designed by Howard Cooke, the English-born architect(...)

Criminal Courts of Justice, Dublin. The average fees paid to one of the top 10 earning solicitors’ firms, including VAT, came to €473,417 in 2018. Photograph: Frank Miller

Fees paid under the State’s criminal-legal aid system rose by more than 11.5 per cent last year, with almost €65 million paid out to solicitors and ba(...)

The Women’s March in Los Angeles on  January 19th, 2019: the view is taking hold among defence lawyers that #MeToo is something which should be raised with a jury.  Photograph: Jessica Pons/New York Times

The legal system in Ireland tends to operate on a different timescale to the rest of society. Cultural changes, particularly attitudes towards women, (...)

Garrett Cooney’s legal career spanned 45 years. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

One of Ireland’s most prominent barristers Garrett Cooney has died following a short illness. Although he acquired a reputation as a leading practiti(...)

Shane Ross’s planned anti-speeding measures have prompted concerns. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Attorney General Séamus Woulfe has raised serious concerns about new anti-speeding measures proposed by Minister for Transport Shane Ross, and questio(...)

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