# fair trial

Last year
Joey Barton cleared of assaulting his wife after judge rules on fair trial
The court heard Georgia Barton had written to prosecutors claiming she and her husband had been drinking ‘about four or five bottles of wine each’.
All time
Irishman with severe learning difficulties loses life sentence appeal
His case hinged on taped garda interviews not being shown to a jury.
Opinion: As the Pistorious trial returns to our TV screens, let's consider cameras in courtrooms
Would cameras in courtrooms encourage the public to engage with the justice system?
Column: Striking the balance between freedom of speech and the right to a fair trial
Public interest, freedom of speech and the right to a fair trial: all these factors form a carefully-balanced relationship between the media and criminal justice system. But just how clear-cut is the law? asks Fergal Crehan.
Liam Adams loses bid to appeal extradition to UK
The 56-year-old brother of Sinn Féin’s Gerry Adams will now be detained at Cloverhill Prison before transfer to the North.
High Court orders extradition of Liam Adams
Adams had objected to returning to Northern Ireland for questioning over sexual abuse allegations made by his daughter.