It is understood that, having been contacted on Thursday by the DPP, the Irish Independent initially decided to publish yesterday what it regarded as the least contentious recordings at its disposal. Photograph: Frank Miller

The Irish Independent curtailed its coverage of the Anglo Irish Bank recordings in yesterday’s newspaper after being contacted by the Director of Publ(...)

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter: posts go before the Judicial Appointments Advisory Board. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Government has nominated six county registrars for appointment as specialist judges of the Circuit Court, creating a new cadre of judges in a m(...)

The salary of a high court judge is €206,618

Judges’ salaries range from €122,512 to €251,529, taking into account a cut imposed by the Government after the judicial pay r(...)

Henry Fonda in 12 Angry Men – the film cast an important light on the jury system - all male – and the dynamics of its debate.

It’s one of the key principles of the Republic’s courts system: that, subject to specific exemptions, nobody shall be tried on any crimi(...)

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