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# graham dwyer

# Data Retention
Changes in laws brought about by Graham Dwyer EU Court of Justice ruling now in effect
The law was drafted last year in response to a judgement made by a European Court in the case of convicted murderer Graham Dwyer.
This year
# Elaine O'Hara
Court dismisses Graham Dwyer’s appeal against murder conviction
Dwyer launched an appeal on numerous grounds, including the admissibility of mobile phone data evidence.
Last year
# Court of Appeal
Prosecution lawyers: Evidence against Graham Dwyer is 'overwhelming' to preserve conviction
Dwyer repeatedly interrupted Sean Guerin SC, who is representing the Director of Public Prosecutions.
# Court of Appeal
Graham Dwyer appeal: Phone data retention is 'form of mass surveillance', court hears
Lawyers for Dwyer argue that his conviction should be quashed following a recent ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union.
# Courts
Date set for Graham Dwyer's appeal against conviction for murder of Elaine O'Hara
The appeals process has been ongoing for the last seven years.
# Ruling
Graham Dwyer ruling fails to stop prosecution from using mobile phone evidence in trial
Justice Tony Hunt found that gardai investigating a Dublin murder were entitled to access the killer’s phone records.
# Courts
Graham Dwyer's appeal against murder conviction could be heard in autumn
Dwyer claims that data gathered from his phone should not have been used at his trial.
# agsi
Minister McEntee: Gardaí will not have their 'hands tied' by Dwyer judgement
Minister for Justice was speaking at the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors conference in Killarney.
# court of justice
EU court rules in favour of Graham Dwyer in privacy case, paving way for murder conviction appeal
Dwyer claims that data gathered from his phone should not have been used at his trial.
All time
# court of justice
Opinion from Europe's top court bolsters Dwyer's case against State over data retention
The non-binding opinion comes ahead of the final ruling of the CJEU.
# metadata
How has Graham Dwyer's case against the Irish State reached the top EU court?
Dwyer claims that data gathered from his phone should not have been used at his trial.
# Special Criminal Court
Kevin Lunney case not ready to proceed over phone data law 'uncertainty', court hears
Lawyers for one of the accused claim the law on the retention and accessing of mobile phone data is in “a state of significant uncertainty” in Ireland.
# Explainer
Explainer: What happened with the Graham Dwyer data retention case in the Supreme Court?
Dwyer was convicted of the murder of Elaine O’Hara in 2015.
# Supreme Court
Supreme Court to refer Graham Dwyer data retention appeal to the EU's Court of Justice
Chief Justice Frank Clarke said the three central questions in the case “each involve difficult issues”.
# Mobile Phones
Supreme Court agrees to hear 'leapfrog appeal' in Graham Dwyer case
The Supreme Court said that the case “raises complex and novel questions of constitutional and EU law”.
# Supreme Court
State to appeal High Court ruling on Graham Dwyer's phone data
The ruling last month forms part of Dwyer’s bid to overturn his conviction.
# Data Retention
Graham Dwyer wins legal action over accessing of his mobile phone data
Dwyer’s legal team had argued that the use of this data was unconstitutional.
# appeal
Graham Dwyer to find out in October if he has won data case against the State
The data, which was generated by Dwyer’s work phone, placed the phone at a specific place at a particular time.
# Courts
State does not accept Graham Dwyer's privacy was breached by use of mobile phone records in his trial
Dwyer, 45, was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Elaine O’Hara.
# High Court
Graham Dwyer told that his challenge against how phone records were used in his trial is 'misconceived'
Dwyer is taking a case against Ireland’s data retention laws.
# phone records
Graham Dwyer objects to the way phone records were used in his murder trial
Dwyer, 45, was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Elaine O’Hara.
# murder in the mountains
Graham Dwyer's case against the State argues his phone data should not have been collected
Dwyer was convicted of the 2012 murder of Elaine O’Hara.
# High Court
Case taken by Graham Dwyer against the state over use of mobile phone records 'could raise a number of legal issues'
Dwyer was charged in October 2013 with the murder of Elaine O’Hara and was convicted by a jury following a lengthy trial at the Central Criminal Court in March 2015.
# Privacy
Graham Dwyer takes case to the High Court over use of mobile phone records in his trial
Dwyer claims that his rights to privacy were breached during the trial.
# Tv reconstruction
US TV recreates Graham Dwyer murder case
Dwyer was sentenced to life for the murder of Elaine O’Hara.
Serial killers haven’t gone away, you know
Serial killers live and work among us and reside in our prisons, with little or no attention given to them, writes John O’Keeffe.
# over to you
The 10 most popular comments on in 2015
From Bill O’Herlihy to Graham Dwyer, here are the comments which got the most thumbs up from readers this year.
# almost a perfect murder
Graham Dwyer book banned from Arbour Hill prison
The Paul Williams title is not on the shelfs of the prison’s library due to “taste”.
# love letters
"I care even more about him now" - The woman who loves Norway's mass murderer
“Victoria”, a young Swedish woman in her 20s, says she thinks of him as an ‘old friend’
One man’s prison hell is another’s holiday park: Murderers like Graham Dwyer should not get perks
What privileges are there for the dead, asks criminologist John O’Keefe, who says Ireland must become a society that places equal respect on both offender and victim.
# uproar
Eason stores told to separate 'Grey' and Graham Dwyer books after backlash
Photos appeared over the weekend of displays which had the books side-by-side.
# dr marie cassidy
State Pathologist says she was surprised by Graham Dwyer guilty verdict
“We knew there was no pathology evidence to support anything, so it came down to what other evidence did they have.”
# Altercation
Graham Dwyer moved after death threat from another prisoner
Dwyer lodged an appeal against his murder conviction on Monday.
# life in prison
Graham Dwyer has lodged an appeal against his murder conviction
The jury found that Dwyer stabbed Elaine O’Hara to death for his own sexual gratification. He was given 21 days to appeal.
# Murder
Friends of Elaine O'Hara say "It was Elaine’s life that was put on trial, not Dwyer’s"
They described Dwyer as “a cold calculating man”.
# Graham Dwyer trial
Graham Dwyer sentenced to life in prison
Eleven of the 12 jurors who convicted Dwyer of murder were in court to hear the sentencing.
# Graham Dwyer trial
"For us there is no parole": The O'Hara family's victim impact statement in full
Graham Dwyer was sentenced to life in prison this afternoon.
# Graham Dwyer trial
Profile of a killer: Graham Dwyer
Graham Dwyer will appear in court today to hear his sentence.