Courting good publicity is a wise move for our judiciary
The Supreme Court’s recent decision to hold sittings outside Dublin and allow the media greater access was a welcome move, and a long overdue one
“There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in,” Leonard Cohen sang in 1992. As we know, many powerful institutions are loath to let the light in. They prefer an environment free from scrutiny and distraction. Today, however, transparency and openness are expected of private and public institutions.
Opening yourself up to public and media scrutiny is seen as good governance; if you decide not to, you really need...
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