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# supreme-court - Friday 22 January, 2021

Parents of brain-damaged boy lose Supreme Court appeal for control of medical treatment
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Parents of brain-damaged boy lose Supreme Court appeal for control of medical treatment

Jan 22nd 2021, 6:29 PM 24,439 Views 0 Comments

The boy, known as John, suffered a devastating brain injury in road crash in 2020.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Embattled judge Seamus Woulfe listed for his first Supreme Court sitting next month
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Embattled judge Seamus Woulfe listed for his first Supreme Court sitting next month

Jan 20th 2021, 1:40 PM 17,927 Views 43 Comments

Woulfe is listed for sittings on three days next month, 4, 12 and 19 February.

# supreme-court - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Leo Varadkar 'didn't know the names' of the other people interested in Seamus Woulfe role
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Leo Varadkar 'didn't know the names' of the other people interested in Seamus Woulfe role

Nov 19th 2020, 1:44 PM 25,050 Views 46 Comments

The Tánaiste faced numerous question on the ongoing controversy today.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Taoiseach told blocking questions to justice minister on Woulfe appointment 'stinks to the highest heavens'
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Taoiseach told blocking questions to justice minister on Woulfe appointment 'stinks to the highest heavens'

Nov 18th 2020, 1:24 PM 25,587 Views 57 Comments

Micheal Martin rejected allegations of “horse trading” in relation to the appointed of the Attorney General.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Seámus Woulfe controversy: Taoiseach says government will be taking 'no further steps' on the matter
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Seámus Woulfe controversy: Taoiseach says government will be taking 'no further steps' on the matter

Updated Nov 17th 2020, 2:25 PM 29,715 Views 91 Comments

The decision was taken at Cabinet this morning, which effectively rules out an impeachment motion being moved by the Government.

# supreme-court - Friday 13 November, 2020

No consensus among party leaders after meeting on Seamus Woulfe controversy
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

No consensus among party leaders after meeting on Seamus Woulfe controversy

Updated Nov 13th 2020, 5:00 PM 48,405 Views 95 Comments

Politicians have been warned about publicly commenting on the controversy.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Taoiseach says he wants to meet party leaders 'without prejudice' to discuss Seamus Woulfe controversy
# Constitutional Headache
# Constitutional Headache

Taoiseach says he wants to meet party leaders 'without prejudice' to discuss Seamus Woulfe controversy

Updated Nov 10th 2020, 5:11 PM 27,693 Views 65 Comments

The government says there are “serious constitutional issues” at play.

# supreme-court - Monday 9 November, 2020

Chief Justice says Seamus Woulfe should resign from Supreme Court, but Woulfe refuses to quit
# Golfgate
# Golfgate

Chief Justice says Seamus Woulfe should resign from Supreme Court, but Woulfe refuses to quit

Updated Nov 9th 2020, 10:46 PM 69,325 Views 97 Comments

Chief Justice Frank Clarke met with fellow Supreme Court judge Seamus Woulfe last week.

# supreme-court - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Seamus Woulfe finally meets with Chief Justice Frank Clarke over 'Golfgate'
# Denham Report
# Denham Report

Seamus Woulfe finally meets with Chief Justice Frank Clarke over 'Golfgate'

Nov 5th 2020, 6:24 PM 29,349 Views 39 Comments

Four different meetings were postponed or cancelled by Woulfe in October. That meeting has now been held.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Trump hails 'momentous day' as Amy Coney Barrett sworn in to the US Supreme Court
# Us Elex 2020
# Us Elex 2020

Trump hails 'momentous day' as Amy Coney Barrett sworn in to the US Supreme Court

Oct 27th 2020, 7:05 AM 37,422 Views 113 Comments

Democrats were unable to stop the confirmation of Trump’s third justice on the court.

# supreme-court - Sunday 25 October, 2020

Senate votes to advance Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation
# Replacing Ruth
# Replacing Ruth

Senate votes to advance Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation

Oct 25th 2020, 7:10 PM 17,998 Views 25 Comments

Republicans have mostly united to support Donald Trump’s pick to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

# supreme-court - Friday 23 October, 2020

Republican senators to work over weekend to put Amy Coney Barrett on Supreme Court
# Amy Coney Barrett
# Amy Coney Barrett

Republican senators to work over weekend to put Amy Coney Barrett on Supreme Court

Oct 23rd 2020, 10:53 PM 21,624 Views 46 Comments

President Donald Trump’s nominee could clear the final hurdle on Monday.

# supreme-court - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Amy Coney Barrett sails through to next step of Supreme Court confirmation as Democrats boycott process
# Clear Path
# Clear Path

Amy Coney Barrett sails through to next step of Supreme Court confirmation as Democrats boycott process

Oct 22nd 2020, 2:59 PM 18,829 Views 33 Comments

The committee vote paves the way for full Senate approval of Barrett on Monday.

# supreme-court - Thursday 15 October, 2020

US Senate committee to vote next Thursday on recommending Supreme Court nominee
# Amy Coney Barrett
# Amy Coney Barrett

US Senate committee to vote next Thursday on recommending Supreme Court nominee

Oct 15th 2020, 3:32 PM 13,663 Views 60 Comments

The judiciary committee will vote on October 22 on whether to recommend Amy Coney Barrett for the vacancy.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Supreme Court allows convicted terrorist to appeal attempt by government to revoke his Irish citizenship
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Supreme Court allows convicted terrorist to appeal attempt by government to revoke his Irish citizenship

Oct 14th 2020, 7:59 PM 30,564 Views 23 Comments

Ali Damache is currently serving a 15-year prison sentence in the US.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Trump's Supreme Court nominee refuses to commit to recusing herself from election cases
# Amy Coney Barrett
# Amy Coney Barrett

Trump's Supreme Court nominee refuses to commit to recusing herself from election cases

Updated Oct 13th 2020, 5:37 PM 46,497 Views 62 Comments

Amy Coney Barrett is facing senators’ questions for the first time at a confirmation hearing.

# supreme-court - Monday 12 October, 2020

Amy Coney Barrett says Supreme Court must be independent and enforce rule of law
# Capitol Hill
# Capitol Hill

Amy Coney Barrett says Supreme Court must be independent and enforce rule of law

Updated Oct 12th 2020, 8:00 PM 53,545 Views 67 Comments

Donald Trump’s nominee to fill the vacancy on the panel was giving evidence at her confirmation hearing.

# supreme-court - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Trump's Supreme Court nominee to tell US senators that judges should not decide policy
# Amy Coney Barrett
# Amy Coney Barrett

Trump's Supreme Court nominee to tell US senators that judges should not decide policy

Oct 11th 2020, 4:53 PM 33,135 Views 12 Comments

Amy Coney Barrett will be quizzed by senators tomorrow, weeks out from the US election.

# supreme-court - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Golfgate: Woulfe resignation from Supreme Court would be 'unjust and disproportionate' - Denham report
# Golfgate
# Golfgate

Golfgate: Woulfe resignation from Supreme Court would be 'unjust and disproportionate' - Denham report

Updated Oct 1st 2020, 4:06 PM 49,106 Views 136 Comments

The report was published at 4pm today.

# supreme-court - Sunday 27 September, 2020

Who exactly is Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett and what happens next?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Who exactly is Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett and what happens next?

Sep 27th 2020, 7:57 AM 47,287 Views 60 Comments

At the age of 48, she would be the youngest justice on the current court if confirmed.

# supreme-court - Saturday 26 September, 2020

Trump expected to nominate Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Trump expected to nominate Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

Sep 26th 2020, 7:13 AM 36,985 Views 76 Comments

Barrett, of Indiana, was at the White House at least twice this week.

# supreme-court - Friday 25 September, 2020

'A ruling of significant importance': Supreme Court orders re-opening of landmark FOI appeals
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

'A ruling of significant importance': Supreme Court orders re-opening of landmark FOI appeals

Sep 25th 2020, 4:51 PM 22,933 Views 3 Comments

The country’s highest court made the order in two rulings today.

The Supremes: Who is on Trump's Supreme Court wish list and why is it so important?
# Hail To The Chief Justice
# Hail To The Chief Justice

The Supremes: Who is on Trump's Supreme Court wish list and why is it so important?

Sep 25th 2020, 6:10 AM 14,862 Views 5 Comments

Liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg died last week, setting up a potentially divisive battle to replace her.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

'Tough, brave, a fighter, a winner': Thousands to pay respects today to the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg
# Rbg
# Rbg

'Tough, brave, a fighter, a winner': Thousands to pay respects today to the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Sep 23rd 2020, 5:55 PM 20,892 Views 23 Comments

Her colleague Chief Justice John Roberts paid tribute to Ginsberg today.

Trump set to announce Supreme Court pick on Saturday as Republicans eye quick confirmation
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Trump set to announce Supreme Court pick on Saturday as Republicans eye quick confirmation

Sep 23rd 2020, 6:44 AM 14,274 Views 33 Comments

Democrats argue that any Senate vote should be delayed until after the November election.

# supreme-court - Monday 21 September, 2020

Trump to defy Biden as he says he'll announce Supreme Court nominee by the end of the week
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Trump to defy Biden as he says he'll announce Supreme Court nominee by the end of the week

Updated Sep 21st 2020, 7:21 PM 42,297 Views 70 Comments

Biden has said that rushing a nominee to replace Ruth Bader Ginsberg through the Senate before the election would be an “abuse of power”.

# supreme-court - Sunday 20 September, 2020

Donald Trump vows to nominate a woman to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s vacant seat
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Donald Trump vows to nominate a woman to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s vacant seat

Sep 20th 2020, 6:50 AM 17,836 Views 52 Comments

The towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice died aged 87 at her home in Washington.

# supreme-court - Saturday 19 September, 2020

US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies aged 87
# America
# America

US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies aged 87

Sep 19th 2020, 12:45 AM 33,472 Views 52 Comments

She died of pancreatic cancer.

# supreme-court - Monday 24 August, 2020

Golfgate: Supreme Court orders report into Seamus Woulfe's attendance at event
# Co Galway
# Co Galway

Golfgate: Supreme Court orders report into Seamus Woulfe's attendance at event

Updated Aug 24th 2020, 7:26 PM 36,709 Views 55 Comments

Meanwhile, former Kildare junior minister Áine Brady has apologised for her attendance at the event.

# supreme-court - Friday 21 August, 2020

'I unreservedly apologise': Supreme Court judge releases statement following golf dinner controversy
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

'I unreservedly apologise': Supreme Court judge releases statement following golf dinner controversy

Aug 21st 2020, 12:09 PM 66,287 Views 143 Comments

The Supreme Court justice was at the controversial event in Galway on Wednesday night.

# supreme-court - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Opinion: The Supreme Court's ruling on the government's climate plan is a watershed moment
# Midnight Must Read
# Midnight Must Read

Opinion: The Supreme Court's ruling on the government's climate plan is a watershed moment

Aug 1st 2020, 12:05 AM 22,798 Views 24 Comments

David Kenny, Assistant Professor of Law at Trinity College, says the Supreme Court’s ruling has major implications for environmental policy and the court.

# supreme-court - Friday 31 July, 2020

Supreme Court finds government climate plan falls "well short"
# Climate Case Ireland
# Climate Case Ireland

Supreme Court finds government climate plan falls "well short"

Jul 31st 2020, 10:44 AM 23,891 Views 19 Comments

The case was brought to the Supreme Court by Friends of the Irish Environment after the High Court rejected its case in September.

# supreme-court - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Chief Justice expresses 'deepest sympathy' to family of Ruth Morrissey in Supreme Court judgment
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Chief Justice expresses 'deepest sympathy' to family of Ruth Morrissey in Supreme Court judgment

Jul 23rd 2020, 4:06 PM 8,765 Views 5 Comments

The judge said the “tragic circumstances had most sadly, come to fruition”.

# supreme-court - Thursday 9 July, 2020

US Supreme Court orders Trump financial records be released to New York prosecutors
# Trump
# Trump

US Supreme Court orders Trump financial records be released to New York prosecutors

Updated Jul 9th 2020, 9:43 PM 39,412 Views 113 Comments

Trump’s lawyers had claimed the president was immune from criminal investigation – a claim rejected by the court.

# supreme-court - Monday 22 June, 2020

Maeve Higgins: This week's Supreme Court case could shape how Ireland deals with climate change for years to come
# Opinion
# Opinion

Maeve Higgins: This week's Supreme Court case could shape how Ireland deals with climate change for years to come

Jun 22nd 2020, 11:21 AM 29,067 Views 40 Comments

The Supreme Court is hearing an important appeal by Irish climate activists today and tomorrow.

# supreme-court - Thursday 18 June, 2020

US Supreme Court rejects Trump's bid to end 'Dreamer' immigrant programme
# Dreamers
# Dreamers

US Supreme Court rejects Trump's bid to end 'Dreamer' immigrant programme

Updated Jun 18th 2020, 10:05 PM 26,144 Views 34 Comments

The justices rejected administration arguments that the eight-year-old DACA programme is illegal.

# supreme-court - Monday 15 June, 2020

US Supreme Court rules law protects LGBT workers from discrimination
# LGBT
# LGBT

US Supreme Court rules law protects LGBT workers from discrimination

Jun 15th 2020, 8:01 PM 10,071 Views 24 Comments

The court voted that Title VII, that bars job discrimination because of sex, encompasses bias against LGBT workers.

# supreme-court - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Debunked: No, Leo Varadkar is not going to the Supreme Court to make a coronavirus vaccine mandatory
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: No, Leo Varadkar is not going to the Supreme Court to make a coronavirus vaccine mandatory

Jun 11th 2020, 8:00 PM 1,182 Views 1 Comment

Claims made in a Facebook post are confirmed to be false by Department of An Taoiseach

# supreme-court - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Gerry Adams: 'It's up to the UK government now to address the cases of other internees'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Gerry Adams: 'It's up to the UK government now to address the cases of other internees'

May 13th 2020, 7:49 PM 14,074 Views 67 Comments

Gerry Adams welcomes the UK Supreme Court quashing today of his conviction for attempted Maze Prison escapes in the 1970s.

UK Supreme Court quashes Gerry Adams' 1970s convictions for attempted Maze Prison escapes
# Maze Prison
# Maze Prison

UK Supreme Court quashes Gerry Adams' 1970s convictions for attempted Maze Prison escapes

Updated May 13th 2020, 10:01 AM 65,753 Views 131 Comments

Adams attempted to escape from the Maze on Christmas Eve 1973 and again in July 1974.

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