Category Archives: Justice

Inside restorative justice

Introduced as an alternative to paramilitary punishments, restorative justice schemes are often the first port-of-call for working class communities that still remain wary of the PSNI. Meadhbh Monahan reports. “There is an...

Avoidable delay

Delays in the criminal justice system are adding extra pressure to victims, witnesses and defendants. agendaNi analyses the extent of the problem and how it can be resolved. Despite major efforts to...

Detention debate

Immigrants who break their visas may soon be held at Larne. agendaNi follows the proposal’s progress. A final decision by the Planning Service on the conversion of an unused custody suite at...

Bloody Sunday truth

Following the release of the Saville report, agendaNi summarises the reactions of leading political figures and clergy. A heartfelt apology from the British Prime Minister heralded the long awaited arrival of the...

Irish justice system

With everyday law and order now run from Belfast and Dublin for the first time since 1972, agendaNi reviews the main parts of the Republic’s justice system. Police An Garda Síochána Founded...

Clearing up the bills

Financial pain is on the way for the devolved justice system, if Northern Ireland does not get a grip on its legal aid bill, Dominic Grieve warned on the general election trail....

Extradition

Ryan Jennings looks at how Northern Ireland fits into extradition within the UK as a whole and finds out which way the flow goes. Only the large and interesting extradition cases make...

Fairer legal aid?

Ryan Jennings looks at the proposed changes to legal aid payments in Northern Ireland. It is a fundamental principle of justice in the UK that those who are unable to pay for...