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Shatter gets backing for judges' training course

Justice Minister Alan Shatter has got the backing of the legal profession for his plan to set up a new training course for would-be judges.

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
9th March, 2014

Justice Minister Alan Shatter has got the backing of the legal profession for his plan to set up a new training course for would-be judges.

Currently, judges only get a limited amount of training and orientation when they join the bench from their in-house body, the Judicial Studies Committee. Legal sources have admitted that the training is not as broad as it needs to be, even though judges are required to have at least 12...

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