Press Releases

Below is a list of CJI’s most recent press releases which can be viewed by clicking on the title of the release. To view previous press releases, please go to the relevant year or use the search facility.
An independent inspection of arrangements in place to support legacy inquests in Northern Ireland has found existing processes to be complex, convoluted and contributing to delay.
CJI Chief Inspector Brendan McGuigan has called on prison leadership to not lose focus or momentum in their effort to  deliver change at Maghaberry Prison continues.
A new inspection report on Maghaberry Prison has found work to provide a safer, more stable environment for prisoners and staff at the high security facility is continuing, but issues remain around support for vulnerable prisoners and the availability and use of drugs.