The Brief 25th April 2013

Presenters Andrew and Peter discussed the week’s legal headlines including the ongoing controversy regarding legislating for the X case.

Mona Costello of Byrne Wallace discussed the firms victory for Waterford Crystal workers in the European Court of Justice.

Emma Heron of Beauchamps was in the studio to discuss proposals to allow vouched media access to the family courts.

Catherine Allen of Mason Hayes & Curran was also in the studio. Catherine discussed Freedom of Information from NAMA, among other issues.

Barrister Shannon Michael Haynes discussed the high number of judicial reviews of asylum applications which are successful.

And Ray Byrne, Director of Research at the Law Reform Commission, spoke about proposals to reform jury service.

Presented by Andrew Robinson and Peter Leonard.
Produced by Killian Donoghue and Andrew Robinson.
Recording, Sound and Engineering by Aoife Nic Canna.