The shortage of judges has grave implications not only for Irish litigants, but for our trust in the justice system as a whole

The shortage of judges has grave implications not only for Irish litigants, but for our trust in the justice system as a whole

Is the Irish justice system in crisis? A High Court judge announced last week that there are not enough judges to hear the cases of women suing over the alleged misinterpretation of their CervicalCheck smear tests.

Judge Kevin Cross, the judge presiding over personal injuries cases in the High Court, warned last November that “great injustices will be caused” because the women who have sued over alleged delays in cancer diagnosis and alleged misdiagnosis may...

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