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#Supreme Court

# supreme-court - Tuesday 4 October, 2022

Trump asks Supreme Court to intervene over classified documents seized in Mar-a-Lago raid
# US
# US

Trump asks Supreme Court to intervene over classified documents seized in Mar-a-Lago raid

Tue 11:04 PM 17,964 Views 18 Comments

A US court last month allowed the Justice Department to resume its use of the documents as part of its ongoing criminal investigation.

# supreme-court - Monday 5 September, 2022

Kenya court upholds WiIliam Ruto's presidential election after claims of fraud
# Kenya
# Kenya

Kenya court upholds WiIliam Ruto's presidential election after claims of fraud

Sep 5th 2022, 6:31 PM 6,601 Views 0 Comments

The verdict dealt a blow to challenger Raila Odinga who had alleged fraud and filed a petition against the poll outcome.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 2 August, 2022

UK court upholds decision to withdraw 12-year-old's life sustaining treatment
# Archie Battersbee
# Archie Battersbee

UK court upholds decision to withdraw 12-year-old's life sustaining treatment

Aug 2nd 2022, 5:51 PM 27,768 Views 7 Comments

Archie was found unconscious at his home by his mother on 7 April and has not regained consciousness since.

# supreme-court - Friday 29 July, 2022

Supreme Court clears way for Hutch and Dowdall murder trials to proceed before Special Criminal Court
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Supreme Court clears way for Hutch and Dowdall murder trials to proceed before Special Criminal Court

Jul 29th 2022, 11:43 AM 10,566 Views 0 Comments

Both men are charged with the murder of David Byrne at the Regency Hotel in 2016.

# supreme-court - Monday 11 July, 2022

Biden administration says US doctors must offer abortion if mother’s life at risk
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

Biden administration says US doctors must offer abortion if mother’s life at risk

Jul 11th 2022, 11:05 PM 10,180 Views 13 Comments

Officials say federal law on emergency treatment guidelines pre-empts state laws in jurisdictions that now ban abortion.

# supreme-court - Friday 8 July, 2022

Supreme Court to hear HSE's appeal over decision to lift consultant doctor's suspension
# St Luke's Kilkenny
# St Luke's Kilkenny

Supreme Court to hear HSE's appeal over decision to lift consultant doctor's suspension

Jul 8th 2022, 6:36 PM 22,688 Views 0 Comments

The Court of Appeal ruled that Prof Ray O’Sullivan was entitled to return to his job that he was suspended from on foot of the complaints against him in 2019.

# supreme-court - Saturday 25 June, 2022

US girds for second day of protest against abortion ruling
# Abortion
# Abortion

US girds for second day of protest against abortion ruling

Jun 25th 2022, 4:53 PM 18,037 Views 48 Comments

Dozens of new protests were planned Saturday from coast to coast.

Abortion clinics begin closing after US Supreme Court ruling
# Abortion Rights
# Abortion Rights

Abortion clinics begin closing after US Supreme Court ruling

Jun 25th 2022, 7:32 AM 32,736 Views 161 Comments

The court’s overturning of the landmark Roe v Wade decision is likely to lead to abortion bans across the country.

# supreme-court - Thursday 23 June, 2022

Biden 'deeply disappointed' after Supreme Court says people have right to carry guns in public
# New York
# New York

Biden 'deeply disappointed' after Supreme Court says people have right to carry guns in public

Updated Jun 23rd 2022, 8:15 PM 36,094 Views 36 Comments

The ruling strikes down a New York law that required a person to prove they had legitimate self-defence needs to receive a gun permit.

# supreme-court - Monday 23 May, 2022

Supreme Court dismisses teen's appeal against sexual assault conviction for smacking child's bottom
# Courts
# Courts

Supreme Court dismisses teen's appeal against sexual assault conviction for smacking child's bottom

May 23rd 2022, 3:01 PM 33,097 Views 0 Comments

The offence occurred in 2019 when the parties were playing in a field near their homes.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 3 May, 2022

‘Draft opinion’ on US abortion rights authentic document but not a final decision - chief justice
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

‘Draft opinion’ on US abortion rights authentic document but not a final decision - chief justice

Updated May 3rd 2022, 5:57 PM 22,580 Views 112 Comments

The draft opinion would allow individual states to more heavily regulate or outright ban abortion.

# supreme-court - Saturday 30 April, 2022

Supreme Court rules President immune from EU regulations around public disclosure of information
# Michael D Higgins
# Michael D Higgins

Supreme Court rules President immune from EU regulations around public disclosure of information

Apr 30th 2022, 1:34 PM 25,420 Views 11 Comments

The Right To Know Group brought proceedings after it failed to get certain information following two separate requests to the Office of Secretary General to the President.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

Supreme Court gives Patrick Quirke permission to appeal conviction against 'Mr Moonlight' murder
# Mr Moonlight
# Mr Moonlight

Supreme Court gives Patrick Quirke permission to appeal conviction against 'Mr Moonlight' murder

Apr 27th 2022, 12:32 PM 9,542 Views 0 Comments

The Tipperary farmer was convicted of the murder in 2019.

# supreme-court - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Supreme Court to hear appeal in case brought by fathers seeking Irish passport for their son
# Surrogacy
# Surrogacy

Supreme Court to hear appeal in case brought by fathers seeking Irish passport for their son

Apr 14th 2022, 6:54 PM 44,534 Views 0 Comments

The boy has UK citizenship, and it is his fathers’ wish that he get an Irish passport.

# supreme-court - Thursday 7 April, 2022

US Senate confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

US Senate confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court

Apr 7th 2022, 8:10 PM 18,033 Views 36 Comments

Jackson is the first Black woman ever to serve on the Supreme Court.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

EU court rules in favour of Graham Dwyer in privacy case, paving way for murder conviction appeal
# Court Of Justice
# Court Of Justice

EU court rules in favour of Graham Dwyer in privacy case, paving way for murder conviction appeal

Updated Apr 5th 2022, 11:08 AM 68,882 Views 0 Comments

Dwyer claims that data gathered from his phone should not have been used at his trial.

# supreme-court - Thursday 17 March, 2022

Honduran judge rules ex-president Hernández can be extradited to US
# JUAN Orlando Hernandez
# JUAN Orlando Hernandez

Honduran judge rules ex-president Hernández can be extradited to US

Mar 17th 2022, 4:07 PM 7,455 Views 0 Comments

Juan Orlando Hernández is accused of having facilitated the smuggling of some 500 tons of drugs to the US since 2014.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

Supreme Court reserves decision in an appeal brought by Gemma O’Doherty and John Waters
# Pandemic Response
# Pandemic Response

Supreme Court reserves decision in an appeal brought by Gemma O’Doherty and John Waters

Mar 15th 2022, 6:07 PM 35,848 Views 0 Comments

The court gave no indication as to when it would give its decision.

# supreme-court - Friday 18 February, 2022

Supreme Court refers action brought by Kinahan-linked crime boss to European Court of Justice
# Naoufal Fassih
# Naoufal Fassih

Supreme Court refers action brought by Kinahan-linked crime boss to European Court of Justice

Feb 18th 2022, 5:50 PM 22,282 Views 0 Comments

Fassih is currently serving an 18-year prison sentence in the Netherlands after being convicted of charges including attempted murder.

# supreme-court - Monday 31 January, 2022

Supreme Court discontinues injunction requiring Traveller family to vacate council-owned land
# Court
# Court

Supreme Court discontinues injunction requiring Traveller family to vacate council-owned land

Jan 31st 2022, 3:24 PM 25,632 Views 0 Comments

Clare County Council had secured an injunction from the High Court.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

US President to get Supreme Court pick as liberal justice Breyer set to retire
# US Court
# US Court

US President to get Supreme Court pick as liberal justice Breyer set to retire

Jan 26th 2022, 8:01 PM 18,118 Views 20 Comments

Joe Biden has pledged to name the first black woman to the US’s highest court.

# supreme-court - Monday 24 January, 2022

Julian Assange wins ruling in his battle against extradition to US
# London
# London

Julian Assange wins ruling in his battle against extradition to US

Updated Jan 24th 2022, 3:00 PM 23,869 Views 11 Comments

The WikiLeaks founder is wanted in the US over an alleged conspiracy to disclose national defence information.

# supreme-court - Thursday 20 January, 2022

US Supreme Court allows release of presidential documents in Capitol investigation
# 6 January
# 6 January

US Supreme Court allows release of presidential documents in Capitol investigation

Jan 20th 2022, 7:06 AM 18,471 Views 18 Comments

Donald Trump had asked that the diaries, logs and handwritten notes be withheld.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

Russian Supreme Court orders closure of prominent human rights group Memorial
# Russia
# Russia

Russian Supreme Court orders closure of prominent human rights group Memorial

Dec 28th 2021, 2:30 PM 10,662 Views 4 Comments

The group has spent years cataloguing atrocities committed in the Soviet Union.

# supreme-court - Thursday 16 December, 2021

Contributions paid by undocumented worker cannot be counted in social welfare payments application
# Courts
# Courts

Contributions paid by undocumented worker cannot be counted in social welfare payments application

Dec 16th 2021, 6:11 PM 21,587 Views 0 Comments

The Supreme Court ruled that Sharda Sobhy is not entitled to have PAYE and PRSI payments considered in her application for maternity benefit.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 15 December, 2021

UK Supreme Court rules PSNI decision not to investigate Hooded Men case was unlawful
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

UK Supreme Court rules PSNI decision not to investigate Hooded Men case was unlawful

Dec 15th 2021, 8:00 PM 22,971 Views 0 Comments

The ‘Hooded Men’ were detained and subjected to extreme interrogation methods in 1971.

'Hooded man' Frank McGuigan says he still suffers nightmares 50 years on from ordeal
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

'Hooded man' Frank McGuigan says he still suffers nightmares 50 years on from ordeal

Dec 15th 2021, 2:37 PM 20,454 Views 6 Comments

Francis McGuigan, one of the 14 ‘hooded men’, said he was delighted with the verdict from the Supreme Court.

# supreme-court - Thursday 5 August, 2021

Brazil court rules that Bolsonaro should be investigated for 'vote fraud' claims
# Brazil President
# Brazil President

Brazil court rules that Bolsonaro should be investigated for 'vote fraud' claims

Aug 5th 2021, 7:23 AM 11,448 Views 18 Comments

The Brazil president has long criticised electronic voting, introduced in Brazil in 1996.

# supreme-court - Monday 14 June, 2021

UK Supreme Court examines suitability of PSNI to investigate 'Hooded Men' treatment and killing of Jean Smyth
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

UK Supreme Court examines suitability of PSNI to investigate 'Hooded Men' treatment and killing of Jean Smyth

Updated Jun 14th 2021, 1:30 PM 16,265 Views 23 Comments

Lawyers argued those affected were entitled to ‘effective, independent investigation’.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Supreme Court quashes decision to dismiss harbour master following Minister's complaints
# Patrick J Kelly
# Patrick J Kelly

Supreme Court quashes decision to dismiss harbour master following Minister's complaints

Mar 30th 2021, 3:42 PM 23,110 Views 10 Comments

The court held that former Minister Mary Coughlan’s presence at Cabinet resulted in the decision being tainted by objective bias.

# supreme-court - Thursday 18 March, 2021

US progressives urge liberal Supreme Court justice to retire at 82
# Stephen Breyer
# Stephen Breyer

US progressives urge liberal Supreme Court justice to retire at 82

Mar 18th 2021, 9:55 AM 23,048 Views 19 Comments

Liberals want Stephen Breyer to quit so they can nominate a like-minded successor while they still control the nomination process.

# supreme-court - Friday 26 February, 2021

Woman who went to Syria to join IS as a teenager cannot return to Britain, UK's highest court rules
# Citizenship
# Citizenship

Woman who went to Syria to join IS as a teenager cannot return to Britain, UK's highest court rules

Feb 26th 2021, 10:40 AM 37,202 Views 88 Comments

Shamima Begum had her British citizenship revoked and now cannot return to fight her case.

# 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 24,570 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 18,189 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 25,141 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 25,644 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 29,781 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 48,473 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 27,761 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 69,545 Views 99 Comments

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

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