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Judicial fact-finding in the Diplock court in Northern Ireland

John D. Jackson

Judicial fact-finding in the Diplock court in Northern Ireland

by John D. Jackson

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Published by University of Manchester, Faculty of Law in Manchester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJohn D. Jackson and Sean Doran.
SeriesWorking paper -- no.2
ContributionsDoran, Sean., University of Manchester. Faculty of Law.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13899133M

Multidatabase Search] British and Irish Legal Information Institute Access to Freely Available British and Irish Public Legal Information - DONATE to keep BAILII running - Major Donors Welcome to BAILII, based at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, where you can find British and Irish case law & legislation, European Union case law, Law Commission reports, and . The book argues that, while eventually the European Court did use the applications from Northern Ireland to establish important human rights .

  In R (A & B) v Sec State for Health, the Supreme Court has accepted that access to abortion services raises Article 8 issues and that limitations require justification, although the Northern Ireland Court of Appeal has found it inappropriate to challenge the legislative provisions on this matter. In Doogan, the Supreme Court argued that Cited by: 1. The record of Diplock courts in Northern Ireland in dealing with all these issues is extremely good, and compares very well with the records of judge and jury courts in England and Wales. Q Tom Brake (Carshalton and Wallington) (LD): May I .

  In Goodenough v Chief Constable of Thames Valley Police [] EWHC (QB), the High Court, Turner J, considered a claim for damages brought by Robin Goodenough’s mother and sister. The claims arose out of Mr Goodenough’s death on 27 September following a short car chase and traffic stop. The Claimants asserted that police officers had . 1. Introduction. 1 The ten-to-one rule is an important rule in criminal law. Ten to one is a reference to the well-known adage of Blackstone in his Commentaries on the Laws of England: “Better that ten guilty persons escape, than that one innocent person suffers”. This is the adage we know as the reference to the presumption of innocence. The presumption of innocence and the.


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Judicial fact-finding in the Diplock court in Northern Ireland by John D. Jackson Download PDF EPUB FB2

The examination is undertaken in the context of the accused's right to elect to proceed to trial by judge alone in serious criminal cases. This context is a particularly useful one because the judicial participants have a unique ability to compare their role as an arbiter of the law and as an arbiter of the facts and the law.

JUDICIAL FACT-FINDING: TRIAL BY JUDGE ALONE IN SERIOUS CRIMINAL CASES. Judicial fact-finding in the Diplock court in Northern Ireland book WAYE [The ability to choose between trial by jury and trial by judge alone in some jurisdictions presupposes a rational basis for exercising the choice.

In this article, the author examines judicial fact-finding modalities from comparative and systemic perspectives. The Court of Appeal for Northern Ireland had decided that the only order for production of documents which the court had jurisdiction to make under section 32 was an order for production to the applicant which, in the ordinary course of litigation in which the applicant is legally represented, would be carried out by producing the documents to.

Refworld is the leading source of information necessary for taking quality decisions on refugee status. Refworld contains a vast collection of reports relating to situations in countries of origin, policy documents and positions, and documents relating to international and national legal frameworks.

The information has been carefully selected and compiled from UNHCR's global. The aims of fact finding, criminal investigation and prosecution can be carried out or shared between several authorities, as in Northern Ireland, and the requirements of Article 2 may nonetheless be satisfied if, while seeking to take into account other legitimate interests such as national security or the protection of material relevant to.

The fact-finding role of the courts is particularly significant in systemic unfairness litigation. That is, cases where there is a claim that goes beyond attacking the legality of an individual decision (a type of case the UK courts have seen more and more of in recent decades).

Cases connected with the troubles in Northern Ireland have been tried by a judge sitting without a jury in `Diplock Courts'. Given the symbolic importance of the jury within the common law tradition, this study offers the first systematic comparison of the process of Cited by: The Court found that “the arrangements within the police in and for the recording and storage of items were thoroughly disorganized” 24 and that “thoughtless and slapdash” exhibit handling and anti-contamination practices extended to the laboratories and staff of Forensic Service Northern Ireland (FSNI) : Paul Roberts, Paul Roberts, Paul Roberts.

Professor Marder has clerked at every level of the United States federal court system, including a two-year clerkship with Justice John Paul Stevens at the U.S. Supreme Court, and one-year clerkships with Judge William A. Norris at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Judge Leonard B.

Sand in the Southern District of New York. A jury trial, or trial by jury, is a lawful proceeding in which a jury makes a decision or findings of is distinguished from a bench trial in which a judge or panel of judges makes all decisions.

Jury trials are used in a significant share of serious criminal cases in many but not all common law judicial systems. The majority of common law jurisdictions in Asia (such as Singapore. Section 76 of the Terrorism Act provided for the admissibility of confession evidence in scheduled offences going before a Diplock court in Northern Ireland.

The first annual report by Lord Carlile, the Independent Reviewer of the Terrorism Act, suggested that consideration be given to the need for section 76 to continue to exist. Full text of "Northern Ireland, a role for the United States: Report" See other formats.

Non-Judicial Divorces by English Domiciliaries (Based on Radwan v. Radwan) Michael Polonsky Problems of Nigerian Offshore Jurisdiction E. Nwogugu Report of the Ontario Law Reform Commission on Consumer Warranties and Guarantees in the Sale of Goods Jacob S.

Ziegel The Fact-Finding Mission of the United Nations Secretary-General. Prejudice not evidence was sufficient to call it in a Diplock Court. Other than immediate family few cared about an unsafe conviction.

Immediately after the Llewellyn killing Pat Livingstone had been the target of a smear campaign by members of the Provisional Movement making it clear to all and sundry that it was hanging him out to dry. The Justice(Northern Ireland) Act made provision for many of the Review recommendations: the appointment of an independent judicial appointments’ commission,44 the new Prosecution Service for Northern Ireland,45) the creation of the new offices of Attorney General for Northern Ireland,46) Advocate General,47 Chief Inspector for Criminal.

This change formed part of a number of related changes made to the Order in the Act in order to implement proposals in a Consultation Paper published by the UK Government to support the reintroduction of jury trial in Northern Ireland, thus replacing the non-jury Diplock courts that had been in place since the early s in.

The purpose of this hearing today is to hear testimony on the importance of human rights as a central element of the peace process in Northern Ireland. I recently returned from a 5-day fact-finding and human rights mission to Northern Ireland. I had numerous meetings with community groups and individuals on all sides of the conflict.

22 October – European Court rules that treating homosexuality as a crime in Northern Ireland is discriminatory 25 October – majority of blanket protesters have ended protest 31 October – Danny Morrison’s “bomb and ballot paper” speech at Ard Fheis.

Find link is a tool written by Edward Betts. Longer titles found: Summary jury trial () searching for Jury trial found ( total) alternate case: jury trial Diplock court (1, words) exact match in snippet view article find links to article Diplock courts were criminal courts in Northern Ireland for non-jury trial of specified serious crimes ("scheduled offences").

[This proposal would bring Northern Ireland into line with the existing arrangements in the Republic of Ireland.] Seamus Tracy and Barry Macdonald, then both barristers, were granted leave by the High Court in Belfast for a judicial review of the requirement to swear an oath to “well and truly serve the Queen” before becoming Queen’s.

Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Bill (Hansard, 9 January ) but make a gesture that would include having more than one judge in the Diplock court, to implement the recommendations of Mr. John Rowe's review by removing internment without trial from the statute book. For the ordinary people of Northern Ireland, that is a.

In Goodenough and another v Chief Constable of Thames Valley Police [] EWHC (QB), the High Court, Turner J, considered a claim for damages brought by Robin Goodenough’s mother and sister.

The claims arose out of Mr Goodenough’s death on 27 September following a short car chase and traffic stop. The Claimants asserted that .Relatives for Justice, an NGO that represents the relatives of those killed by the security forces in Northern Ireland, has documented many deaths that occurred in Northern Ireland between and in their report, Collusion In the three years from toloyalists were responsible for 34 out of the total of