Sunday September 20, 2020

Report claims ‘vital’ legal services at crisis point

Barrister Luigi Rea warned about the 'virtually non-existent' resources allocated to the analysis of records gathered by gardaí in the course of an investigation

5th May, 2019
Justice Groarke

President of the Circuit Court Raymond Groarke has warned the government that the current system of reviewing information disclosed in criminal trials will “inevitably lead to a miscarriage of justice”.

Justice Groarke wrote to the Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan late last year as a “matter of urgency” on foot of a damning report by barrister Luigi Rea about the “virtually non-existent” resources allocated to the analysis of records gathered by gardaí in...

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