Justice reforms must be meaningful ones

31st December, 2017

The Department of Justice and An Garda Síochána are two of the most critical institutions in the proper functioning of the Irish state. Both, however, are chronically dysfunctional. Arguably, they are both fundamentally broken.

For evidence, we need only look at the perpetual stream of controversies emanating from both in the last few years and the number of high-profile politicians and public servants - from former ministers Alan Shatter and Frances...

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