Lord Chief Justice Sir Declan Morgan
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Law chief responds to criticisms

Northern Ireland's top judge has said he is keen to address any issues of public confidence that may have arisen over recent bail decisions.

Lord Chief Justice Sir Declan Morgan was responding to recent criticism by unionist politicians that leading republicans were getting bail in contrast to leading loyalists.

He also described comments by the DUP's Sammy Wilson as "unhelpful".

The Lord Chief Justice spoke to BBC Newsline's Vincent Kearney.

  • 11 Mar 2013