Category Archives: Justice

Perceptions of crime

Drugs, alcohol and a lack of discipline are perceived to be the main causes of Northern Ireland’s crimes according to the recent perceptions of crime survey. Designed to complement recorded crime figures...

IN discussion

  Changing lives for safer communities Hosted by         The Probation Board for Northern Ireland hosted a discussion on the strategic role of probation in the rehabilitation of offenders...

Ex-prisoners: the stigma

The Good Friday Agreement officially marked the move towards peace in Northern Ireland but for more than 30,000 people, convictions for conflict-related offences pose barriers in today’s society. agendaNi speaks to two...

Shaping the justice system

Alastair Ross MLA speaks to Adam Morton about his role as Chair of the Committee for Justice and his hopes for the development of Northern Ireland’s criminal justice system.  Replacing George Dawson...

Policing the police

Michael Maguire talks to Adam Morton about the challenges facing the office of the Police Ombudsman, his approach to the role and his hopes for the introduction of a Historical Inquiries Unit. ...