# law - Today’s News
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# law - Sunday 8 December, 2013
Minister Varadkar has said there is no proposal to raise the limit but if there was, would you support it?
# law - Thursday 5 December, 2013
David Ford said he wants a public consultation into changing abortion laws to allow women carrying babies with fatal foetal abnormalities to have a termination.
# law - Tuesday 3 December, 2013
The Law Society has said it has done everything it can for people who have lost money in attempting to regain control of their homes.
# law - Monday 2 December, 2013
A number of newspaper reports claiming that Byrne had acted on behalf of suspected criminal figures were rejected in court today.
Mary Lou McDonald said that meeting with a political representative is not a substitute for going to the relevant authorities.
# law - Saturday 30 November, 2013
European Court of Human Rights ordered immediate release of Miguel Ricart under an October ruling that has several violent convicts demanding their freedom.
# law - Monday 25 November, 2013
The Children and Family Relationships Bill is proposing a sweeping and comprehensive review of an area of law that touches all of our lives, writes Katherine Irwin.
Garda sources said one of the biggest problems is with under-aged teens drinking in parks or in the street.
David Leigh retired last April and his illustrious career included a 1995 TV documentary which led to the jailing of a former defence minister.
# law - Sunday 17 November, 2013
Are jury trials suitable for high-profile, white collar crime cases? It could be near impossible to impanel a jury that wouldn’t be unduly biased in such cases, writes Karl Shirran.
# law - Friday 15 November, 2013
In countries lucky enough not to have suffered under a police state, data protection concerns do not always alarm the ordinary citizen. We need to wake up, writes Fergal Crehan.
# law - Wednesday 6 November, 2013
The whereabouts of Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, jailed two years ago for her part in the performance of a protest song, had been unknown since October 22nd.
# law - Tuesday 5 November, 2013
Ireland’s mainstream parties should now work together to guarantee equal rights and equal opportunities to all Irish citizens, regardless of sexuality, writes Mark Beegan.
# law - Saturday 2 November, 2013
They said the blasphemy reference has been used to justify violence and oppression against minorities in other parts of the world.
# law - Thursday 31 October, 2013
At present, prenuptial agreements are not binding in Irish law with settlements at the discretion of judges as part of divorce proceedings.
# law - Monday 21 October, 2013
This follows reports in August that the government was growing increasingly embarrassed by the behaviour of their citizens abroad.
# law - Friday 18 October, 2013
Shannonwatch said it is difficult to believe that a breach of this kind was an administrative error.
# law - Thursday 17 October, 2013
Managers will also face sanctions if they do not comply with the new rules.
# law - Monday 14 October, 2013
One TD has launched constitutional challenge seeking to reassert the right to vote on state spending – here’s why, Vincent P Martin writes.
# law - Sunday 29 September, 2013
The march followed the route the Louth woman was taking home on the night she was attacked a year ago.
# law - Saturday 14 September, 2013
Reforms announced yesterday in the civil legal aid scheme, including increases in the minimum contributions for applicants, may mean that people who need help to access justice will be excluded, writes Yvonne O’Sullivan.
# law - Wednesday 11 September, 2013
“I am scented, shaved and fresh,” Catalin Dancu told listeners at a courthouse in Romania.
# law - Sunday 25 August, 2013
The crime reignited anger about women’s safety in India following a similar attack last year.
# law - Sunday 11 August, 2013
# law - Wednesday 7 August, 2013
Professor John Crown has said that “serious questions have to be asked” of governing boards at Irish hospitals.
# law - Tuesday 30 July, 2013
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore described it as a “key milestone”, while the Pro Life Campaign said it was a “very sad day”.
The move came after the President convened a meeting of the Council of State to discuss the bill yesterday.
# law - Monday 29 July, 2013
The President has not yet made an announcement on whether he’ll sign the the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill into law or refer it to the Supreme Court.
# law - Saturday 20 July, 2013
Confidential documents from the 1940s show that the maintenance of Ireland’s neutrality was going be difficult – and hard decisions on policy would have to be made practically every day.
# law - Thursday 18 July, 2013
There has been a drop in CAO applications in teaching and law, but the demand for business courses has risen.
# law - Wednesday 17 July, 2013
The minister said it would not be lawful to remove the religious orders charitable status and there’s no scope to take legal action against those who refuse to contribute to the compensation scheme.
# law - Tuesday 16 July, 2013
The INMO said that interns are being asked to increase their hours while only being paid 50 per cent of the staff rate of pay.
# law - Monday 15 July, 2013
FLAC noted a “striking” rise in queries about housing such matters, which were up almost 70 per cent since 2011.
# law - Friday 12 July, 2013
The vote result was met with a smattering of applause in the Chamber at about 12.30am this morning.
# law - Thursday 11 July, 2013
The move came a day after a UN child rights committee drew fresh attention to the Catholic Church sex scandal.
# law - Wednesday 10 July, 2013
The ex-IMF chief says he should never have been paraded before TV cameras in handcuffs on charges of sexual assault that were later dropped.
# law - Sunday 7 July, 2013
Urban sprawl means organisers have to rein it in.
# law - Thursday 4 July, 2013
Financial advice group New Beginnings says that new law was inevitable but new insolvency rules should protect debtors.
# law - Monday 1 July, 2013
“I can only hope that logic and verifiable evidence will prevail and substantive amendments will be accepted to ensure that the rights of all human beings are protected with the full vigour of the law.”
Experts are unclear about the measures will be enforced or how often visits are required.