IRLI Magistrates’ Training Visit, May 2013

Last month I was invited to travel to Malawi as part of a training delegation to Malawi with Mr. Justice Roderick Murphy, who recently retired from the Irish High Court, and Anne-Marie Blaney, practising solicitor with the Irish Legal Aid Board. I was delighted to be part of the team and thought I would share […]

Camp Courts Welcome Irish Delegation

Following on from the successful camp court facilitated by IRLI in Maula Adult Prison on 13 May, the Programme Lawyers decided to facilitate another camp court in the prison on 20 May, again focusing on those remandees who had committed minor offences and who wished to apply for bail pending trial. In addition to assisting […]

New IRLI Lawyers Tackle Camp Courts

On 13 May, IRLI facilitated the first ‘Camp Court’ of 2013 in Maula Adult Prison, Lilongwe. A Camp Court is essentially a fully functioning court session which is located within the physical grounds of the prison. Facilitating these court hearings is a key project objective for IRLI, as the regular court system suffers from a […]