27/09/2013

Judge Says Supreme Court Backlog 'Unsustainable'

Ahead of the upcoming referendum on a Court of Appeal, Cheif Justice Susan Denham has said that the current Supreme Court backlog of four years is an "unsustainable situation".

According to the Irish Time, Judge Denham also highlights that the Supreme Court is one of the "busiest courts of its kind in the world".

A referendum is being held on the the establishment of a new Court of Appeal following a 21% increase in appeals lodged last year.

(MH/CD)

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