Category Archives: Justice

Seizing citizen support

Adopting new digital channels to capitalise on citizen support is vital to successful policing, writes Janice Edgar of Accenture. For many reasons, public sector organisations must tread more carefully than their private...

Fighting human trafficking

Stormont has the opportunity to strengthen its laws against human trafficking. Peter Cheney sums up the debate on how to tackle this modern day slave trade. Two hundred years ago, anti-slavery campaigners...

Civil legal aid plans spark dispute

The legal profession strongly opposes the Justice Minister’s plans for further budget cuts. After a major reduction in the criminal legal aid budget, the debate has moved on to its civil counterpart....

Law reform in Northern Ireland

An overview of the Northern Ireland Law Commission’s work. The Northern Ireland Law Commission was established under the Justice (Northern Ireland) Act 2002 following on from the recommendations of the Criminal Justice...

Powering energy law in Northern Ireland

A&L Goodbody specialists discuss their offering to the energy sector at an exciting time of growth. “As a heavily regulated sector, the legislative framework around energy and utilities tends to be very...