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# 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 22,874 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 23,021 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 37,109 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 24,498 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 18,066 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 25,069 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 25,596 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 29,731 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 48,416 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 27,706 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 69,369 Views 98 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 29,362 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 37,428 Views 111 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 18,005 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 21,627 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 18,831 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 13,667 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 30,647 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 46,499 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 53,552 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 33,136 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 49,122 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 47,291 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 23,099 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 14,865 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 20,899 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 42,298 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 17,837 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 33,477 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 36,715 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 66,318 Views 144 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 22,989 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 23,967 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 8,777 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 39,417 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 29,085 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 26,146 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 10,077 Views 24 Comments

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

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