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

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

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

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

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

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

She died of pancreatic cancer.

# supreme-court - Monday 24 August, 2020

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

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

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

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"

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

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’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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

# supreme-court - Monday 20 April, 2020

Supreme Court hears first case in a virtual courtroom using remote video technology

Other courts such as the High Court and the District Courts will roll out a similar initiative in the coming weeks.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Supreme Court restores 10-year sentence imposed on man who raped wife

Mr Justice Peter Charleton said the alteration of the original sentence by the Court of Appeal “did not accord with law”.

# supreme-court - Monday 24 February, 2020

Explainer: What happened with the Graham Dwyer data retention case in the Supreme Court?

Dwyer was convicted of the murder of Elaine O’Hara in 2015.

Supreme Court to refer Graham Dwyer data retention appeal to the EU's Court of Justice

Chief Justice Frank Clarke said the three central questions in the case “each involve difficult issues”.

# supreme-court - Saturday 18 January, 2020

'An issue of systemic importance': Supreme Court FOI ruling will alter public's relationship with State

When the Supreme Court decides on the future of FOI in Ireland, it will be the end of a glacial process.

# supreme-court - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Supreme Court sits with highest proportion of female judges on bench ever

The Courts Service said the presence of females on the bench has increased greatly in Ireland over the past 25 years.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

'Not in the public interest': Supreme Court hears FOI law could 'scare' firms from working with State in future

The claim was made during appeal against two rulings last year brought by the Information Commissioner.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

'I don't have to tell you': Public bodies may no longer have to justify FOI refusals, Supreme Court hears

An appeal against two rulings last year has been brought by the Information Commissioner.

# supreme-court - Friday 13 December, 2019

US Supreme Court agrees to hear cases next year over release of Trump's tax returns

Trump has been seeking to block access to his tax returns and other financial records in lawsuits.

# supreme-court - Friday 22 November, 2019

Environmental group in Supreme Court bid to challenge government's climate change plan

The NGO claims the National Mitigation Plan is flawed on several grounds and had asked the court to quash its adoption.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Gerry Adams’ prison escape convictions are unsafe, UK Supreme Court hears

The former Sinn Féin leader claims two convictions he received in the 70s were unlawful.

# supreme-court - Saturday 9 November, 2019

India's Supreme Court hands site of demolished mosque to Hindus in historic ruling

Hindu movs destroyed the 460-year-old mosque in 1992.

# supreme-court - Friday 8 November, 2019

Brazil's former President Lula released from jail after supreme court ruling

Lula led Brazil through a historic boom from 2003 to 2010.

# supreme-court - Saturday 28 September, 2019

The most crucial things said this week after another historic Brexit twist

From transforming prorogation into a black sheet of paper, to eagles picking out livers – there were some wild things said this week.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

A bullish Boris Johnson refuses to apologise and again says the Supreme Court 'was wrong' Westminster Showdown This post contains videos

A bullish Boris Johnson refuses to apologise and again says the Supreme Court 'was wrong'

Johnson was speaking after the Supreme Court said he had acted unlawfully.

As it happened: Angry exchanges in Commons as Attorney General declares 'parliament is dead'

“The time is coming when even these turkeys won’t be able to prevent Christmas,” Attorney General geoffrey Cox told MPs.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Spanish Supreme Court approves exhumation of Franco's remains

The ruling has been hailed as “a great victory for Spanish democracy” by Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez.

Boris Johnson 'strongly disagrees' with Supreme Court ruling but parliament set to return tomorrow

Johnson said his hope to get a Brexit deal isn’t “made much easier by this kind of stuff in parliament or in the courts”.

UK Supreme Court rules that Boris Johnson's prorogation is 'unlawful, void and had no effect'

The decision is a major defeat for Boris Johnson’s government.

UK Supreme Court ruling on legality of Boris Johnson suspending parliament due today

The Prime Minister has insisted that proroguing parliament was a routine thing to do.

# supreme-court - Thursday 19 September, 2019

John Major says it's 'striking' that Boris Johnson hasn't rebutted Supreme Court arguments

Lord Pannick argued prorogation was triggered because Johnson saw parliament as a threat to his policies.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Coveney on Brexit deadlock: 'We simply haven’t seen any written proposals from the UK to date'

It’s being reported this evening that the UK side are refusing to submit a written document in the ongoing talks.

'Lying to the queen?': Brexit drama turns to Supreme Court over Johnson suspending parliament

A Scottish court ruled last week that proroguing parliament was unlawful, and it’s been appealed to the UK Supreme Court.

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