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# 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 10,081 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 1,227 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 14,096 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 65,809 Views 131 Comments

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
# Working Remotely
# Working Remotely

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

Apr 20th 2020, 4:47 PM 11,231 Views 11 Comments

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
# SENTENCE RESTORED
# SENTENCE RESTORED

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

Feb 26th 2020, 3:58 PM 19,858 Views 0 Comments

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?
# Explainer
# Explainer

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

Feb 24th 2020, 5:40 PM 18,691 Views 0 Comments

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
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

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

Updated Feb 24th 2020, 1:17 PM 50,422 Views 0 Comments

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
# Freedom Of Information
# Freedom Of Information

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

Jan 18th 2020, 8:45 AM 18,367 Views 19 Comments

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
# History Made
# History Made

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

Jan 16th 2020, 5:23 PM 225 Views 0 Comments

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
# Freedom Of Information
# Freedom Of Information

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

Jan 15th 2020, 7:16 PM 15,810 Views 12 Comments

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
# Freedom Of Information
# Freedom Of Information

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

Jan 14th 2020, 7:55 PM 24,620 Views 18 Comments

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
# Financial Records
# Financial Records

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

Dec 13th 2019, 10:43 PM 13,240 Views 34 Comments

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
# National Mitigation Plan
# National Mitigation Plan

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

Nov 22nd 2019, 3:19 PM 8,354 Views 21 Comments

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
# Maze Prison
# Maze Prison

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

Updated Nov 19th 2019, 9:17 PM 39,121 Views 37 Comments

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
# Ayodhya
# Ayodhya

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

Nov 9th 2019, 7:19 AM 12,793 Views 20 Comments

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
# CURITIBA
# CURITIBA

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

Nov 8th 2019, 9:28 PM 9,088 Views 6 Comments

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
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

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

Sep 28th 2019, 7:30 PM 10,787 Views 1 Comment

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
# Westminster Showdown

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

Sep 25th 2019, 7:33 PM 24,783 Views 57 Comments

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'
Live Sep 25th 2019, 1:30 PM

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

# supreme-court - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Spanish Supreme Court approves exhumation of Franco's remains
# Dictator
# Dictator

Spanish Supreme Court approves exhumation of Franco's remains

Sep 24th 2019, 4:18 PM 20,439 Views 22 Comments

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
# Can't Stop Proroguing
# Can't Stop Proroguing

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

Sep 24th 2019, 2:08 PM 17,233 Views 32 Comments

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'
# Prorogation
# Prorogation

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

Sep 24th 2019, 10:42 AM 68,351 Views 130 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 24th 2019, 7:17 AM 6,320 Views 4 Comments

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
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

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

Sep 19th 2019, 3:11 PM 17,692 Views 15 Comments

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'
# 44 Days To Go
# 44 Days To Go

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

Sep 17th 2019, 8:09 PM 12,940 Views 28 Comments

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
# Prorogation
# Prorogation

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

Sep 17th 2019, 7:19 AM 30,065 Views 28 Comments

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

# supreme-court - Thursday 12 September, 2019

US Supreme Court allows Trump administration to implement new asylum restrictions
# Asylum
# Asylum

US Supreme Court allows Trump administration to implement new asylum restrictions

Sep 12th 2019, 7:19 AM 11,737 Views 18 Comments

Democrats have said the ruling puts people’s lives at risk.

# supreme-court - Saturday 27 July, 2019

US Supreme Court approves funding for Trump's border wall
# Judgement
# Judgement

US Supreme Court approves funding for Trump's border wall

Jul 27th 2019, 8:00 AM 22,979 Views 68 Comments

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer denounced the ruling.

# supreme-court - Friday 26 July, 2019

Supreme Court agrees to hear appeal against judgement in Ruth Morrissey case
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Supreme Court agrees to hear appeal against judgement in Ruth Morrissey case

Jul 26th 2019, 5:24 PM 8,662 Views 7 Comments

The government has said the appeal does not relate to the €2.1 million in damages and that the Morrisseys will retain that irrespective of the outcome.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Supreme Court rejects appeal by man deported for alleged links to Isis
# Courts
# Courts

Supreme Court rejects appeal by man deported for alleged links to Isis

Jul 24th 2019, 6:20 AM 11,389 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that one of the man’s sons was killed fighting in the Syria.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Former Air Corps mechanic says fight against State 'back on' after Supreme Court victory
# Air Corps
# Air Corps

Former Air Corps mechanic says fight against State 'back on' after Supreme Court victory

Jul 17th 2019, 9:30 PM 19,785 Views 10 Comments

The complainants in this case allege there was a disregard for the safety of young Air Corps members.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

London Irish campaigners taking British government to court over Northern Ireland abortion laws
# LIARC
# LIARC

London Irish campaigners taking British government to court over Northern Ireland abortion laws

Jul 9th 2019, 10:57 AM 12,558 Views 138 Comments

The group claims the secretary of state for Northern Ireland, Karen Bradley, is legally obliged to take action in the absence of the devolved Assembly.

# supreme-court - Friday 21 June, 2019

Ex-IRA man granted UK Supreme Court hearing over Boston College tapes
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Ex-IRA man granted UK Supreme Court hearing over Boston College tapes

Jun 21st 2019, 7:11 PM 23,998 Views 0 Comments

The tapes which contain interviews with former paramilitaries were not meant to be heard in public until after their deaths.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

'I'd rather see her using contraceptives than be throwing flowers on her grave'
# May Mcgee
# May Mcgee

'I'd rather see her using contraceptives than be throwing flowers on her grave'

Jun 4th 2019, 4:55 PM 43,356 Views 33 Comments

May McGee’s fight to overturn Ireland’s ban on contraception is the subject of a documentary on RTÉ One this evening.

Supreme Court agrees to hear 'leapfrog appeal' in Graham Dwyer case
# Mobile Phones
# Mobile Phones

Supreme Court agrees to hear 'leapfrog appeal' in Graham Dwyer case

Jun 4th 2019, 2:46 PM 26,852 Views 0 Comments

The Supreme Court said that the case “raises complex and novel questions of constitutional and EU law”.

# supreme-court - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says that Angela Kerins was 'badly treated' by the PAC
# Former Rehab Ceo
# Former Rehab Ceo

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says that Angela Kerins was 'badly treated' by the PAC

May 30th 2019, 5:50 PM 13,047 Views 73 Comments

“Notwithstanding all the issues around Ms Kerins’ salary, I think she was badly treated,” Varadkar told the Dáil committees’ chairs.

Louisiana lawmakers pass controversial 'heartbeat' abortion ban
# Louisiana
# Louisiana

Louisiana lawmakers pass controversial 'heartbeat' abortion ban

May 30th 2019, 8:41 AM 14,774 Views 191 Comments

Restrictions passed by a number of US States recently are expected to be blocked in lower courts and eventually appealed to the Supreme Court.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Supreme Court rules PAC 'acted unlawfully' in questioning of Angela Kerins
# Landmark Judgement
# Landmark Judgement

Supreme Court rules PAC 'acted unlawfully' in questioning of Angela Kerins

Updated May 29th 2019, 11:58 AM 17,042 Views 0 Comments

The six judge court made the ruling this morning.