Senator and former attorney general Michael McDowell says he believes that aspects of the Bill are unconstitutional. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The controversial Judicial Appointments Commission Bill has been delayed again and will not return to the Oireachtas until after the summer. The Bil(...)

Mary Aiken: “I get very worried when I see convictions based on cell tower pings.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The legal system needs to “factor in” the potential for the cyber staging of evidence, according to a cyberpsychology expert. “I get very worried whe(...)

Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe and his lawyer Michael McDowell at the Disclosures Tribunal in Dublin Castle. Mr McDowell said that the error, however unintentional, should never have occurred. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins

Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe accepts that the inclusion of a false rape allegation against him in a HSE report was not the result of any del(...)

Objectors to Apple’s Athenry data centre plan argue that it is  a matter of “dramatic public importance” that the disputed permission was granted by An Bord Pleanála in a manner that “sliced and diced” the overall proposed development. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

A judge will rule next week whether to allow two local residents appeal his decision clearing the way for tech giant Apple to develop the first phase (...)

Former Garda ombudsman  Conor Brady has called for radical reform of the force. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Former Garda ombudsman Conor Brady has said the appointment of a new Garda Commissioner will make little difference to the problems in the force, call(...)

The so-called ‘Jobstown six’ including Solidarity TD Paul Murphy (centre) who were all cleared of all charges on Thursday.  Photograph: PA

The so-called ‘Jobstown Six’ should not have been charged with false imprisonment following the water charges protest in 2014, former minister for jus(...)

Mikhail Khodorkovsky: has made an application in the District Court for the unfreezing of funds first frozen in March 2011 under Irish money-laundering legislation. Photograph: Gianluca Colla/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Gardaí travelled to Moscow to discuss the case of former oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky with the Russian prosecuting authorities, a Dublin court has he(...)

Senator Michael McDowell: former attorney general and minister for justice has   endorsed motion    from two other Independent Senators. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times.

A Seanad motion calling for the introduction of legislation for a judicial council, has been endorsed by former attorney general and minister for jus(...)

Classiebawn Castle in Mullaghmore, Co Sligo  Photograph: Trish Punch/Lonely Planet/Getty

A woman who says she was the life partner of the late businessman Hugh Tunney has been granted a High Court injunction preventing her removal as direc(...)

The three-judge court reserved judgment. Photograph: iStock

A Dubai-based firm has urged the Supreme Court to prevent it being sued here over its acquisition of a multi-million euro property in India from compa(...)

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