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# 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 30,805 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 46,512 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 53,574 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.

# 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 49,188 Views 139 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 47,319 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 36,993 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 23,229 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 14,869 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 20,930 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 14,276 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 42,304 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 17,839 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 33,494 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 36,786 Views 56 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 66,491 Views 145 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 23,161 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 24,133 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 8,801 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 39,427 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 29,111 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 26,152 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 10,087 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 1,257 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 14,140 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 65,902 Views 132 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 11,235 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 19,864 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 18,912 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 50,583 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 18,380 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 444 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 15,846 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 24,643 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 13,246 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 8,358 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 39,132 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 12,796 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 9,092 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 10,788 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.