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# ruling - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Court of Appeal upholds restriction on identifying mother who smothered her child
# Ruling
# Ruling

Court of Appeal upholds restriction on identifying mother who smothered her child

Oct 29th 2020, 12:20 PM 29,411 Views 0 Comments

The woman was found not guilty of murdering her child by reason of insanity.

# ruling - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Caster Semenya cannot compete without hormone-suppressing drugs, Swiss court confirms
# Ruling
From The42
# Ruling

Caster Semenya cannot compete without hormone-suppressing drugs, Swiss court confirms

Sep 8th 2020, 7:11 PM 11,697 Views 24 Comments

The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland has refused to set aside a 2019 ruling against the double Olympic champion.

# ruling - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Manchester City avoid transfer ban for breaching Fifa regulations around signing minors
# Ruling
From The42
# Ruling

Manchester City avoid transfer ban for breaching Fifa regulations around signing minors

Aug 13th 2019, 5:37 PM 4,765 Views 26 Comments

Instead, football’s governing body has fined the Premier League side €340,000.

# ruling - Monday 1 April, 2019

Former Brazil gymnastics coach banned for life amid sexual abuse allegations
# Ruling
From The42
# Ruling

Former Brazil gymnastics coach banned for life amid sexual abuse allegations

Apr 1st 2019, 8:43 PM 4,511 Views 0 Comments

He was axed from the staff of the Brazil team just before the Rio Olympics after a complaint by the parents of a young gymnast.

# ruling - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

EU sides with Ireland in landmark denial of extradition of man due to problems with the Polish courts
# Artur Celmer
# Artur Celmer

EU sides with Ireland in landmark denial of extradition of man due to problems with the Polish courts

Jul 25th 2018, 10:57 PM 27,050 Views 0 Comments

In March the High Court ruled that Artur Celmer could not be extradited due to his not being able to get a fair trial in his own country.

# ruling - Friday 29 June, 2018

Man loses High Court challenge against Northern Ireland Secretary over border poll
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

Man loses High Court challenge against Northern Ireland Secretary over border poll

Jun 29th 2018, 10:54 AM 10,321 Views 56 Comments

Raymond McCord wants both governments to set out the criteria for the holding of a border poll.

# ruling - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Top EU court rules same-sex partners have residency rights in landmark case
# Ruling
# Ruling

Top EU court rules same-sex partners have residency rights in landmark case

Jun 5th 2018, 3:53 PM 10,266 Views 21 Comments

The ruling means same-sex partners of EU citizens have the right to live in any member state, even in countries that do not recognise gay marriage.

# ruling - Friday 20 April, 2018

Exeter hit out at 'disappointing' decision over Ampadu's Chelsea transfer fee
# Ruling
From The42
# Ruling

Exeter hit out at 'disappointing' decision over Ampadu's Chelsea transfer fee

Apr 20th 2018, 8:52 PM 11,161 Views 2 Comments

The League Two club are unhappy with the tribunal’s decision over the price of the teenage defender, who moved to the Blues last summer.

# ruling - Friday 30 March, 2018

California judge rules that coffee needs to be sold with cancer warning
# Court
# Court

California judge rules that coffee needs to be sold with cancer warning

Mar 30th 2018, 9:44 AM 36,629 Views 37 Comments

The lawsuit called for the coffee industry to remove acrylamide from its processing.

# ruling - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Tonga bans girls from playing rugby, boxing
# Ruling
From The42
# Ruling

Tonga bans girls from playing rugby, boxing

Mar 21st 2018, 10:30 AM 5,911 Views 6 Comments

The government edict came to light last week when a team of girls from Tonga High School were pulled from a touch rugby tournament.

# ruling - Saturday 10 March, 2018

High Court rules that teenager's HIV need not be disclosed to young woman
# Unprecedented
# Unprecedented

High Court rules that teenager's HIV need not be disclosed to young woman

Mar 10th 2018, 2:46 PM 28,453 Views 0 Comments

The case was taken by the Child and Family Agency.

# ruling - Sunday 18 February, 2018

The Supreme Court case that needs to be resolved before the Eighth Amendment referendum
# The Unborn
# The Unborn

The Supreme Court case that needs to be resolved before the Eighth Amendment referendum

Feb 18th 2018, 8:25 AM 33,285 Views 167 Comments

A ruling by the High Court in 2016 found that references to the “unborn” in the Constitution meant an unborn child.

# ruling - Friday 27 October, 2017

Australia's deputy prime minister has had to step down because of his dual citizenship
# Ruling
# Ruling

Australia's deputy prime minister has had to step down because of his dual citizenship

Oct 27th 2017, 7:33 AM 17,606 Views 18 Comments

Barnaby Joyce will contest a by-election in December.

# ruling - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Antrim forward hit with 48-week ban for 'deliberately giving false evidence'
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

Antrim forward hit with 48-week ban for 'deliberately giving false evidence'

May 16th 2017, 3:38 PM 9,995 Views 7 Comments

Matthew Fitzpatrick is expected to appeal the ruling.

# ruling - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Wales defender gets two-game ban for horror tackle that broke Coleman's leg
# Ruling
From The42
# Ruling

Wales defender gets two-game ban for horror tackle that broke Coleman's leg

Apr 26th 2017, 12:48 PM 20,585 Views 59 Comments

Fifa have extended Neil Taylor’s suspension by one match.

# ruling - Friday 21 April, 2017

Wetherspoon's gets green light for €4 million 'super pub' on Camden Street
# Ruling
# Ruling

Wetherspoon's gets green light for €4 million 'super pub' on Camden Street

Apr 21st 2017, 4:49 PM 32,238 Views 77 Comments

Wetherspoon operates five pubs here – four in Dublin and one in Cork.

# ruling - Friday 31 March, 2017

'Outstanding achievement': High Court ruling paves the way for blind people to vote in secret
# High Court
# High Court

'Outstanding achievement': High Court ruling paves the way for blind people to vote in secret

Mar 31st 2017, 3:32 PM 7,348 Views 5 Comments

The High Court ruled yesterday in favour of a man who had argued for his right to vote in private.

# ruling - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

EU court rules companies can ban staff from wearing headscarves
# Religion
# Religion

EU court rules companies can ban staff from wearing headscarves

Mar 14th 2017, 10:53 AM 15,791 Views 147 Comments

The court said it does not constitute “direct discrimination” if a firm has an internal rule banning the wearing of any political, philosophical or religious sign.

# ruling - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Northampton escape punishment over treatment of George North's head injury
# Ruling
From The42
# Ruling

Northampton escape punishment over treatment of George North's head injury

Dec 21st 2016, 2:49 PM 4,523 Views 6 Comments

But the Concussion Management Review Group ruled that the Welsh back shouldn’t have returned to the field against Leicester.

# ruling - Monday 24 October, 2016

Gay cake row: Bakery loses appeal, is found to have 'directly discriminated' against activist
# Belfast
# Belfast

Gay cake row: Bakery loses appeal, is found to have 'directly discriminated' against activist

Oct 24th 2016, 10:55 AM 41,538 Views 450 Comments

The long-running dispute has made it to Belfast’s Court of Appeal.

# ruling - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Paris five-star hotel cleaner awarded €57,000 after being "molested" by Qatari guest
# Hyatt Paris-vendome
# Hyatt Paris-vendome

Paris five-star hotel cleaner awarded €57,000 after being "molested" by Qatari guest

Oct 1st 2016, 7:49 AM 40,066 Views 32 Comments

The incident happened in 2010 and involved a member of the entourage of a Qatari prince.

# ruling - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

The Taoiseach went on the US news to defend the Apple tax appeal
# Enda Kenny
# Enda Kenny

The Taoiseach went on the US news to defend the Apple tax appeal

Sep 7th 2016, 7:16 PM 16,953 Views 96 Comments

Sweetheart deals are “not the way we do business here,” he said.

# ruling - Friday 22 July, 2016

High Court rules to allow former judge to 'earn his crust' as a barrister
# Barry White
# Barry White

High Court rules to allow former judge to 'earn his crust' as a barrister

Jul 22nd 2016, 9:49 PM 28,309 Views 71 Comments

White had been prevented from doing by a Bar Council rule that restricts the type of work former judges can perform.

# ruling - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Toyota told it can't claim to have the 'Best Built Cars in the World'
# Not Bragging
# Not Bragging

Toyota told it can't claim to have the 'Best Built Cars in the World'

Apr 20th 2016, 1:49 PM 24,151 Views 61 Comments

A ruling by the Irish advertising authority has ruled it is no longer allowed to use the slogan in its advertising.

# ruling - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Judge rules that Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven may be partly stolen
# Ruling
# Ruling

Judge rules that Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven may be partly stolen

Apr 12th 2016, 7:44 AM 22,859 Views 33 Comments

A US judge said its opening may copy the notes of a song performed by the rock band Spirit.

# ruling - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Hospital 'solely responsible and negligent' for cleaner being pricked by needle
# Circuit Civil Court
# Circuit Civil Court

Hospital 'solely responsible and negligent' for cleaner being pricked by needle

Jan 28th 2016, 3:12 PM 23,741 Views 19 Comments

St Vincent’s Hospital was found to be solely liable in the case.

# ruling - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Israeli transgender activist wins right for cremations against the wish of her religious parents
# Orthodox Jewish
# Orthodox Jewish

Israeli transgender activist wins right for cremations against the wish of her religious parents

Nov 26th 2015, 6:07 AM 18,174 Views 28 Comments

This follows a ruling by the country’s Supreme Court.

# ruling - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Poll: Should sex offenders be able to take their name off the register?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should sex offenders be able to take their name off the register?

Nov 12th 2015, 9:30 AM 17,019 Views 57 Comments

A court ruled yesterday that a man convicted of abusing his daughter 15 years ago should be able to take his name off.

# ruling - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Dutch brothel owners now have to speak the same language as sex workers
# Ruling
# Ruling

Dutch brothel owners now have to speak the same language as sex workers

Oct 1st 2015, 9:49 PM 21,185 Views 20 Comments

The judgement is aimed at preventing abuse.

# ruling - Sunday 2 August, 2015

Boss attacked me for moving beer bottles too early in the morning, sacked worker claims
# Castle Durrow
# Castle Durrow

Boss attacked me for moving beer bottles too early in the morning, sacked worker claims

Aug 2nd 2015, 7:30 AM 44,333 Views 33 Comments

Former luxury hotel worker Eugene Young was awarded €30,000 for unfair dismissal.

# ruling - Monday 27 July, 2015

High Court decision clears the UK Times to launch its Irish edition (finally)
# What's In A Name
# What's In A Name

High Court decision clears the UK Times to launch its Irish edition (finally)

Jul 27th 2015, 4:09 PM 12,454 Views 12 Comments

Times Newspapers London today won a ruling in the High Court against the Irish Times which says they are entitled to launch an Irish edition of their UK brand.

# ruling - Monday 13 July, 2015

Irish Independent's 'gunpoint' story about Gerry Adams misleading, says watchdog
# Ruling
# Ruling

Irish Independent's 'gunpoint' story about Gerry Adams misleading, says watchdog

Jul 13th 2015, 10:19 AM 16,241 Views 22 Comments

The Ombudsman said the paper should have clarified that remarks he made about its editor referred to events in 1916.

# ruling - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Those in debt will not be hit with extra VAT charge
# Debt Management
# Debt Management

Those in debt will not be hit with extra VAT charge

Jun 17th 2015, 10:12 AM 8,157 Views 3 Comments

A ruling has found that debt management company Money Village will not be subject to VAT.

# ruling - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

'I committed no offence': Adams cleared of withholding information on niece's abuse
# Report
# Report

'I committed no offence': Adams cleared of withholding information on niece's abuse

Jun 9th 2015, 5:07 PM 6,947 Views 25 Comments

Northern Ireland’s Attorney General found in a report that the Public Prosecution Service was correct in its earlier judgement.

# ruling - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

What did Denis O'Brien achieve by trying to stop THAT speech going public?
# Read All About It
# Read All About It

What did Denis O'Brien achieve by trying to stop THAT speech going public?

Jun 2nd 2015, 9:30 PM 22,113 Views 82 Comments

The Streisand effect in full swing.

Loud sex lands British woman in prison
# Birmingham
# Birmingham

Loud sex lands British woman in prison

Jun 2nd 2015, 12:09 PM 33,145 Views 39 Comments

The woman’s boyfriend, Wayne, received no punishment.

# ruling - Friday 20 March, 2015

MS sufferer made to do 'boring, degrading and insulting' work awarded €20,000
# Equality Tribunal
# Equality Tribunal

MS sufferer made to do 'boring, degrading and insulting' work awarded €20,000

Mar 20th 2015, 4:56 PM 26,414 Views 31 Comments

She had been inappropriately transferred by her employer.

# ruling - Monday 17 November, 2014

Separated man awarded €4,000 after being told not to attend his daughter's sports day
# Family
# Family

Separated man awarded €4,000 after being told not to attend his daughter's sports day

Nov 17th 2014, 5:30 PM 38,662 Views 67 Comments

The man’s wife had enrolled her in a school without his knowledge.

# ruling - Friday 14 November, 2014

High Court rules direct provision does not breach human rights
# Ruling
# Ruling

High Court rules direct provision does not breach human rights

Nov 14th 2014, 3:32 PM 11,662 Views 68 Comments

The €19.10 payment and the operation of direct provision were not deemed unlawful.

# ruling - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

A European court has ruled against "welfare tourism"
# Benefits
# Benefits

A European court has ruled against "welfare tourism"

Nov 12th 2014, 7:34 AM 17,369 Views 133 Comments

The European Court of Justice said that Germany did not have to give a Romanian man benefits.

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