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# landmark-case - Monday 24 February, 2020

Two touts jailed in UK for reselling millions worth of tickets for likes of Ed Sheeran and Adele

The judge said this “was a case of sustained dishonesty for a number of years”.

# landmark-case - Friday 22 November, 2019

'We will miss and love Sean forever': Vulnerable man died in cell after 'systems failure' at Limerick Prison

Sean Hayes Barrett died six days before his 32nd birthday.

# landmark-case - Monday 26 August, 2019

Dutch doctor goes on trial on charges of euthanising patient with dementia in landmark case

Prosecutors claim the patient may have had second thoughts about dying.

# landmark-case - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Caster Semenya loses court challenge against IAAF testosterone restrictions

The Olympic 800m champion will need to reduce her testosterone levels in order to compete on the international stage.

# landmark-case - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

US Supreme Court to hear arguments in gay marriage cake dispute

A Colorado bakery owner refused to make a cake for a couple’s wedding.

# landmark-case - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Court allows partial release of video showing British soldier murdering Taliban fighter

Alexander Blackman was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a wounded Taliban soldier.

# landmark-case - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Jihadist to become first person to plead guilty to war crimes for destroying historic monuments in Timbuktu

The man had told his defence lawyer he was “a Muslim who believes in justice.”

# landmark-case - Monday 29 April, 2013

Supreme Court dismisses Marie Fleming’s ‘right to die’ appeal

Chief Justice Susan Denham said the circumstances were “very tragic” but that there was no Constitutional ‘right to die’.