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#Judicial review

# judicial-review - Monday 17 August, 2020

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

# judicial-review - Friday 1 June, 2018

# judicial-review - Thursday 10 May, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# judicial-review - Friday 16 August, 2013

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# judicial-review - Monday 28 May, 2012

Students to take appeal against grant reforms to the Supreme Court

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

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

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