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#Contempt of Court

# contempt-of-court - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Former South African leader Jacob Zuma turns himself in for prison term
# Contempt Of Court
# Contempt Of Court

Former South African leader Jacob Zuma turns himself in for prison term

Jul 8th 2021, 7:52 AM 12,576 Views 4 Comments

Zuma decided to hand himself over to authorities to obey the order from the country’s highest court.

# contempt-of-court - Friday 4 June, 2021

Australian media fined for breaching Cardinal George Pell trial gag order
# Contempt Of Court
# Contempt Of Court

Australian media fined for breaching Cardinal George Pell trial gag order

Jun 4th 2021, 6:56 AM 10,696 Views 1 Comment

The news outlets were found guilty of 21 counts of contempt of court for ignoring the gag order.

# contempt-of-court - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Key witness who failed to appear during the Aaron Brady murder trial is arrested
# Trial
# Trial

Key witness who failed to appear during the Aaron Brady murder trial is arrested

Oct 6th 2020, 3:45 PM 26,585 Views 0 Comments

He has been released on bail and will face trial for contempt of court.

# contempt-of-court - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Meat plants 'will seek to jail protesters' as farmers denounce 'heavy-handed legal tactics'
# China Deal
# China Deal

Meat plants 'will seek to jail protesters' as farmers denounce 'heavy-handed legal tactics'

Updated Aug 28th 2019, 5:47 PM 14,044 Views 43 Comments

There have been reports of scuffles at protests outside plants today.

# contempt-of-court - Monday 8 July, 2019

Irish Daily Mail fined €25,000 over front page headline published during Ana Kriegel trial
# Contempt
# Contempt

Irish Daily Mail fined €25,000 over front page headline published during Ana Kriegel trial

Jul 8th 2019, 1:54 PM 38,095 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Paul McDermott said there was “no effective editorial control over the manner in which the story was conveyed to the public”.

# contempt-of-court - Friday 5 July, 2019

Far-right activist Tommy Robinson found guilty over Facebook broadcast
# Contempt Of Court
# Contempt Of Court

Far-right activist Tommy Robinson found guilty over Facebook broadcast

Jul 5th 2019, 5:08 PM 28,769 Views 0 Comments

Robinson has built a large online following with links to international white nationalist groups.

# contempt-of-court - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Judge to decide on editor's role in Ana Kriegel story which led to newspaper being barred from court
# Irish Daily Mail
# Irish Daily Mail

Judge to decide on editor's role in Ana Kriegel story which led to newspaper being barred from court

Jul 4th 2019, 1:37 PM 20,358 Views 0 Comments

Associated News (Ireland) Ltd, owners of the Daily Mail newspaper, accepted its responsibility and pleaded guilty to contempt of court.

# contempt-of-court - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Facebook and Twitter representatives to appear before court after Ana Kriegel murderers identified online
# Contempt Of Court
# Contempt Of Court

Facebook and Twitter representatives to appear before court after Ana Kriegel murderers identified online

Jun 19th 2019, 4:48 PM 52,351 Views 0 Comments

The boys, identified in the media only as Boy A and Boy B, were convicted yesterday of murdering Ana Kriegel last year.

# contempt-of-court - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, aka Tommy Robinson, back in court over contempt charges
# Rally
# Rally

Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, aka Tommy Robinson, back in court over contempt charges

Oct 23rd 2018, 1:53 PM 17,503 Views 0 Comments

The case has been referred to the UK’s Attorney General.

# contempt-of-court - Friday 4 May, 2018

Anti-eviction campaigner given one month suspended sentence over social media video
# Contempt Of Court
# Contempt Of Court

Anti-eviction campaigner given one month suspended sentence over social media video

May 4th 2018, 7:03 AM 24,371 Views 59 Comments

Gilroy admitted making the remarks on a video clip posted on social media.

# contempt-of-court - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Couple released from Garda custody after apologising for refusing to leave their Dublin home
# Contempt Of Court
# Contempt Of Court

Couple released from Garda custody after apologising for refusing to leave their Dublin home

May 1st 2018, 9:38 PM 42,002 Views 66 Comments

KBC Bank obtained an order directing the couple to vacate their home in Balbriggan, Co Dublin.

# contempt-of-court - Saturday 29 July, 2017

'We need to protect jurors from attempts to influence them through social media'
# Contempt Of Court
# Contempt Of Court

'We need to protect jurors from attempts to influence them through social media'

Jul 29th 2017, 8:30 AM 4,147 Views 60 Comments

Legislating for online and social media is possible and it is necessary, writes Josepha Madigan.

# contempt-of-court - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

“This makes us homeless" - Tough choices lie ahead for squatters in abandoned Dublin prison
# Debtors' Prison
# Debtors' Prison

“This makes us homeless" - Tough choices lie ahead for squatters in abandoned Dublin prison

Aug 23rd 2016, 6:05 AM 21,212 Views 0 Comments

Squatters at the Debtors’ Prison could face a real jail over disobeying a court order to leave the premises.

# contempt-of-court - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Explainer: What happens when a witness walks out of court?
# Ian Bailey Case
# Ian Bailey Case

Explainer: What happens when a witness walks out of court?

Dec 11th 2014, 5:20 PM 23,997 Views 0 Comments

Can you do that?

# contempt-of-court - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Be careful what you tweet: British social media users face fines
# Courts
# Courts

Be careful what you tweet: British social media users face fines

Dec 4th 2013, 3:24 PM 26,483 Views 30 Comments

Facebook and Twitter users got official Government warning from today on discussing details of ongoing court cases.

# contempt-of-court - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Contempt action to be taken over photos of 'James Bulger's killers'
# James Bulger
# James Bulger

Contempt action to be taken over photos of 'James Bulger's killers'

Feb 27th 2013, 10:30 AM 13,925 Views 72 Comments

Individuals who posted material purporting to show the notorious Jon Venables and Robert Thompson face prosecution by the British government.

# contempt-of-court - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Commercial Court to allow cross examination of Quinn family
# Quinn
# Quinn

Commercial Court to allow cross examination of Quinn family

Dec 11th 2012, 4:43 PM 7,036 Views 0 Comments

The order allows IBRC to question them about their about bank accounts as well as the alleged transfer of assets to offshore companies.

# contempt-of-court - Friday 2 November, 2012

Seán Quinn goes to jail for nine weeks
# Quinn
# Quinn

Seán Quinn goes to jail for nine weeks

Nov 2nd 2012, 1:15 PM 29,750 Views 266 Comments

But a decision is still to be made as to whether the man who was once Ireland’s richest will go to jail today.

# contempt-of-court - Saturday 21 July, 2012

Seán Quinn Jr to serve sentence in semi open, low security prison
# Quinn
# Quinn

Seán Quinn Jr to serve sentence in semi open, low security prison

Jul 21st 2012, 3:00 PM 8,858 Views 42 Comments

After spending his first night in Mountjoy Jail, Seán Quinn Jr is to be moved to the low-security Training Unit of the prison.

# contempt-of-court - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Quinns may face jail over alleged contempt of court
# Courts
# Courts

Quinns may face jail over alleged contempt of court

Feb 14th 2012, 10:53 AM 2,705 Views 0 Comments

The former Anglo Irish Bank has filed a motion seeking to have Sean Quinn and members of his family found in contempt of court.

# contempt-of-court - Monday 16 January, 2012

Pakistani Prime Minister faces contempt of court charge
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistani Prime Minister faces contempt of court charge

Jan 16th 2012, 1:55 PM 883 Views 0 Comments

Yusuf Raza Gilani faces contempt proceedings for failing to carry out a court order to reopen a corruption case against the president.

# contempt-of-court - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Priory Hall developer granted stay on three-month sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Priory Hall developer granted stay on three-month sentence

Nov 17th 2011, 2:02 PM 4,550 Views 26 Comments

The High Court had jailed and fined Thomas McFeely over his failure to carry out urgent remedial works on the Donaghmede apartment complex but he won a reprieve against the sentence.

# contempt-of-court - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Inquiry into Teresa Treacy Mountjoy interview
# Teresa Treacy
# Teresa Treacy

Inquiry into Teresa Treacy Mountjoy interview

Oct 6th 2011, 8:28 AM 1,060 Views 29 Comments

The 65-year-old has been in jail for contempt of court for over three weeks over her refusal to facilitate court-ordered ESB work on her land.

# contempt-of-court - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Daily Mail and the Sun fined £15,000 each for contempt of court
# Contempt
# Contempt

Daily Mail and the Sun fined £15,000 each for contempt of court

Jul 20th 2011, 6:42 PM 372 Views 0 Comments

The publications’ websites carried a photograph of a defendant in a murder trial that showed him holding a firearm.

# contempt-of-court - Monday 13 June, 2011

"Trial by X Factor": increasing evidence of jurors using Facebook to discuss active court cases
# Facebook Trial
# Facebook Trial

"Trial by X Factor": increasing evidence of jurors using Facebook to discuss active court cases

Jun 13th 2011, 10:40 AM 385 Views 0 Comments

In one case in the UK, a multi-million pound trial collapsed after a juror communicated with a defendant on Facebook.