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# 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 22,418 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 25,376 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 9,416 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 44,346 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 17,981 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 68,653 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 7,433 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 35,749 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 22,231 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 25,606 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 18,092 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 23,830 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 18,432 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 10,628 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 21,574 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 22,938 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 20,406 Views 7 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 11,430 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 16,251 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 23,072 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 23,041 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 37,188 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 24,543 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 18,166 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 25,114 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 25,622 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 29,768 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 48,456 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 27,740 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 69,505 Views 99 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 29,385 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 37,432 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 18,083 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 21,634 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 18,844 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 13,674 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 30,803 Views 25 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 46,511 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 53,573 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 33,139 Views 12 Comments

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

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