The Brief 6th February 2014

The Brief Thursday 6th February

Ireland’s only legal affairs show returns for a new season. Barristers Andrew Robinson and Peter Leonard offer comment on all the big legal stories of the day, including;

The mammoth Anglo Irish Bank trial
Surrogacy question in the Supreme Court
The landmark European decision of Louise O’Keeffe
The end of the poor box
Judicial Appointments and the Chief Justice’s reforms
The Judge and her Neknomination challenge
Homophobia, Defamation, and the RTE payment.

Journalist Conor Gallagher of CCC Nuacht gets us up to date on the Anglo trial and tells us what both the prosecution case and the defence is. Follow his live blog on the trial on

Prof Colin Scott Dean of law UCD Sutherland School of Law on the new €25 million law centre.

Hilary Lennox BL Human Rights Lawyer from the Chambers of Lord Gifford on the Louise O’Keeffe decision.

Presented by Andrew Robinson and Peter Leonard.
Produced by Killian Donoghue.
Engineered by Aoife Nic Canna.