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#Judicial review

# judicial-review - Thursday 2 September, 2021

Only 'matters of substance' to be referred to courts under Government planning overhaul
# Judicial Review
# Judicial Review

Only 'matters of substance' to be referred to courts under Government planning overhaul

Sep 2nd 2021, 5:23 PM 8,205 Views 2 Comments

The Government said it aims to introduce new legislation to reform the process by mid-2022.

# judicial-review - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Mother and Baby Home cases to be heard by High Court in November
# Philomena Lee
# Philomena Lee

Mother and Baby Home cases to be heard by High Court in November

Jul 28th 2021, 11:38 AM 8,148 Views 0 Comments

Philomena Lee and Mary Harney are among the women taking legal action against the State.

# judicial-review - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

Mother and Baby Homes: Two test cases to be heard by High Court later this year
# Judicial Review
# Judicial Review

Mother and Baby Homes: Two test cases to be heard by High Court later this year

Updated Jul 27th 2021, 11:57 AM 26,209 Views 0 Comments
  • The cases, being brought by Philomena Lee and Mary Harney, will be heard in late October or November, Órla Ryan reports
  • A third test case, involving Mari Steed, may also proceed at a later date
  • Eight women are seeking judicial reviews of the Commission of Investigation's final report

# judicial-review - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Mother and Baby Homes: Three test cases could be used as survivors seek judicial review
# High Court
# High Court

Mother and Baby Homes: Three test cases could be used as survivors seek judicial review

Updated Jul 13th 2021, 10:42 AM 13,731 Views 0 Comments

Eight women are taking legal action against the State.

# judicial-review - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Van Morrison launches legal challenge to ban on live music under Covid restrictions in Northern Ireland
# Judicial Review
# Judicial Review

Van Morrison launches legal challenge to ban on live music under Covid restrictions in Northern Ireland

Jan 19th 2021, 7:01 PM 22,501 Views 0 Comments

Last year, the 75-year-old penned songs alleging scientists were making up “crooked facts” to justify restrictions to “enslave” the population.

# judicial-review - Monday 17 August, 2020

Victim of Troubles-era bomb to take legal action over delay on victims' pensions
# Belfast
# Belfast

Victim of Troubles-era bomb to take legal action over delay on victims' pensions

Aug 17th 2020, 12:10 AM 13,786 Views 0 Comments

Jennifer McNern is taking a judicial review case against the Northern Ireland Executive.

# judicial-review - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

High Court rejects legal challenge by Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters to Covid-19 laws
# Judicial Review
# Judicial Review

High Court rejects legal challenge by Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters to Covid-19 laws

Updated May 13th 2020, 11:17 AM 84,946 Views 0 Comments

The pair had claimed the emergency Covid-19 legislation passed by the Oireachtas is unconstitutional.

# judicial-review - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

Counsel for the State claims Waters and O'Doherty's High Court challenge is 'doomed to failure'
# Four Courts
# Four Courts

Counsel for the State claims Waters and O'Doherty's High Court challenge is 'doomed to failure'

Updated May 6th 2020, 5:23 PM 45,893 Views 0 Comments

The case was before the courts today.

# judicial-review - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

O'Doherty compares Covid-19 restrictions to living in 'Nazi Germany' at High Court hearing
# Judicial Review
# Judicial Review

O'Doherty compares Covid-19 restrictions to living in 'Nazi Germany' at High Court hearing

Updated May 5th 2020, 6:29 PM 110,304 Views 0 Comments

There was once again a heavy garda presence outside the court.

# judicial-review - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Major wastewater treatment plant gets go ahead in north Dublin despite local opposition
# Clonshaugh
# Clonshaugh

Major wastewater treatment plant gets go ahead in north Dublin despite local opposition

Nov 13th 2019, 11:38 AM 19,097 Views 28 Comments

Opponents to the plant have said they are ready to initiate a judicial review in the High Court.

# judicial-review - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Owner of thoroughbred horse sues Galway County Council over alleged seizure and slaughter
# Judicial Review
# Judicial Review

Owner of thoroughbred horse sues Galway County Council over alleged seizure and slaughter

Apr 9th 2019, 5:45 PM 34,505 Views 0 Comments

Edward McDonagh seeks various orders and declarations against Galway County Council.

# judicial-review - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Transparency group in court battle to gain access to more Cabinet climate change docs
# Judicial Review
# Judicial Review

Transparency group in court battle to gain access to more Cabinet climate change docs

Nov 17th 2018, 10:00 PM 14,933 Views 0 Comments

Right to Know are seeking access to more documents on what has been said about climate change at the Cabinet table.

# judicial-review - Friday 28 September, 2018

Student, who won High Court case to have her Leaving Cert appeal sped up, accepts place in UCD
# Rebecca Carter
# Rebecca Carter

Student, who won High Court case to have her Leaving Cert appeal sped up, accepts place in UCD

Sep 28th 2018, 5:49 PM 38,228 Views 60 Comments

Rebecca Carter won her court case against the State Examinations Commission on Wednesday and received an official offer of her college place earlier today.

# judicial-review - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Legal challenge to prevent Drew Harris becoming Garda Commissioner gets under way
# Judicial Review
# Judicial Review

Legal challenge to prevent Drew Harris becoming Garda Commissioner gets under way

Aug 21st 2018, 12:33 PM 19,687 Views 0 Comments

Harris ‘lacks the independence’ to fulfill the State’s top policing role, it’s being claimed.

# judicial-review - Friday 1 June, 2018

INM has lost its battle to block an application appointing High Court inspectors to the company
# INM
# INM

INM has lost its battle to block an application appointing High Court inspectors to the company

Jun 1st 2018, 1:00 PM 9,100 Views 0 Comments

The ruling was made this morning.

# judicial-review - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Judgement reserved in INM's attempt at blocking application to appoint inspectors to investigate itself
# High Court
# High Court

Judgement reserved in INM's attempt at blocking application to appoint inspectors to investigate itself

May 10th 2018, 4:25 PM 9,325 Views 0 Comments

The High Court had been hearing the second day of INM’s judicial review action against the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE).

# judicial-review - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

INM: ODCE inspection should be blocked because it wasn't 'fair or just', says 'extreme damage' was done to share price
# High Court
# High Court

INM: ODCE inspection should be blocked because it wasn't 'fair or just', says 'extreme damage' was done to share price

May 9th 2018, 12:26 PM 6,820 Views 0 Comments

The High Court has been hearing day one of Independent News and Media’s judicial review of the application by the ODCE for High Court inspectors to be appointed to the company.

# judicial-review - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

'We're delighted': Controversial Cork seaweed harvesting project delayed as judicial review granted
# Bantry Bay
# Bantry Bay

'We're delighted': Controversial Cork seaweed harvesting project delayed as judicial review granted

May 2nd 2018, 6:00 AM 14,540 Views 29 Comments

The Protect Our Native Kelp Forest protest group has been campaigning against plans to harvest kelp in the waters of Bantry Bay.

# judicial-review - Sunday 29 April, 2018

Man facing drug charges takes Revenue to court to try and get his hire-purchase truck back
# High Court
# High Court

Man facing drug charges takes Revenue to court to try and get his hire-purchase truck back

Apr 29th 2018, 9:15 AM 30,577 Views 0 Comments

Aidan Conroy’s truck and trailer were seized at Dublin Port in August 2015.

# judicial-review - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

A man who has incurable brain cancer is appealing to be released from prison
# Humanitarian Grounds
# Humanitarian Grounds

A man who has incurable brain cancer is appealing to be released from prison

Apr 25th 2018, 11:51 AM 23,930 Views 31 Comments

Jonathan Heaphy was sentenced to seven years in jail in 2016 for money laundering offences.

# judicial-review - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Legal challenge lodged to allow people in North vote in Eighth Amendment referendum
# High Court
# High Court

Legal challenge lodged to allow people in North vote in Eighth Amendment referendum

Mar 13th 2018, 9:37 PM 19,746 Views 78 Comments

A Belfast law firm said the issue is “a matter of national importance”.

# judicial-review - Friday 19 February, 2016

Sex worker's challenge to NI prostitution laws delayed after political intervention
# Judicial Review
# Judicial Review

Sex worker's challenge to NI prostitution laws delayed after political intervention

Feb 19th 2016, 6:02 PM 17,530 Views 0 Comments

The case has been postponed until next month.

# judicial-review - Friday 26 June, 2015

Belfast court rejects call for public inquiry into murder of Pat Finucane
# Collusion
# Collusion

Belfast court rejects call for public inquiry into murder of Pat Finucane

Jun 26th 2015, 4:45 PM 16,574 Views 52 Comments

The call was made by the Finucane family.

# judicial-review - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Parents 'at a loss to understand' why their children were taken into care
# Family Court
# Family Court

Parents 'at a loss to understand' why their children were taken into care

Dec 21st 2014, 8:15 AM 22,316 Views 0 Comments

A judge failed to tell them the reasons for his “momentous decision.”

# judicial-review - Monday 28 April, 2014

Judicial review of Facebook data case to begin in High Court tomorrow
# Data Privacy
# Data Privacy

Judicial review of Facebook data case to begin in High Court tomorrow

Apr 28th 2014, 11:42 AM 7,009 Views 5 Comments

The Europe V Facebook group launched the action last year after the Irish Data Protection Commissioner decided not to investigate Facebook over its involvement in the NSA’s PRISM surveillance program.

# judicial-review - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Cameron orders review of secret IRA deal after Peter Robinson’s resignation threat
# Will He Stay Or Go
# Will He Stay Or Go

Cameron orders review of secret IRA deal after Peter Robinson’s resignation threat

Feb 27th 2014, 4:40 PM 10,233 Views 164 Comments

The Northern Ireland Assembly is to be recalled tomorrow to discuss Peter Robinson’s concerns about protection for IRA suspects.

# judicial-review - Monday 21 October, 2013

British nuclear plant deal to be challenged in court by An Taisce
# Hinkley Point
# Hinkley Point

British nuclear plant deal to be challenged in court by An Taisce

Oct 21st 2013, 9:25 AM 8,796 Views 55 Comments

EDF, the French energy giant, has agreed a deal to build two reactors at Hinkley Point, in Somerset.

# judicial-review - Friday 16 August, 2013

# judicial-review - Monday 28 May, 2012

Students to take appeal against grant reforms to the Supreme Court
# Student Grants
# Student Grants

Students to take appeal against grant reforms to the Supreme Court

May 28th 2012, 5:09 PM 2,483 Views 13 Comments

One of the three students who sought the original judicial review has since dropped out of college due to grant reforms and is planning to emigrate.

# judicial-review - Monday 26 March, 2012

Businessman seeks judicial review of act related to promissory notes
# Promissory Notes
# Promissory Notes

Businessman seeks judicial review of act related to promissory notes

Mar 26th 2012, 8:42 PM 4,892 Views 20 Comments

Businessman David Hall is seeking a declaration that the part of the Credit Institutions Act under which the Minister for Finance can issue promissory notes be declared unconstitutional.

# judicial-review - Monday 21 November, 2011

Quinn refuses to rule out blanket cull of postgraduate grants
# Grants
# Grants

Quinn refuses to rule out blanket cull of postgraduate grants

Nov 21st 2011, 10:23 AM 2,030 Views 28 Comments

Ruairí Quinn admits the Budget will be so tough that a blanket cut to postgraduate student grants “cannot be ruled out”.