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# 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 24,791 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 20,440 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 17,235 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 68,365 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 6,327 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 17,699 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 12,943 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 30,072 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 11,740 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 22,986 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 8,670 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 11,399 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 19,802 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 12,587 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 24,018 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 43,514 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 26,864 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 13,060 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 14,780 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 17,053 Views 0 Comments

The six judge court made the ruling this morning.

# supreme-court - Saturday 13 April, 2019

How relevant is the Kerins Supreme Court ruling to Oireachtas committees?
# PAC Mentality
# PAC Mentality

How relevant is the Kerins Supreme Court ruling to Oireachtas committees?

Apr 13th 2019, 9:30 PM 14,384 Views 24 Comments

“We have to act within the law, whether we like it or not,” the chair of the Oireachtas Sports committee told his members this week.

# supreme-court - Saturday 23 March, 2019

Dublin man extradited to the US to face child pornography charges
# Extradition
# Extradition

Dublin man extradited to the US to face child pornography charges

Mar 23rd 2019, 2:14 PM 16,494 Views 0 Comments

Eric Eoin Marques will appear in court in the US on Monday.

# supreme-court - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Fianna Fáil member wins right to take case over Ireland's gender quota laws
# Gender Quotas
# Gender Quotas

Fianna Fáil member wins right to take case over Ireland's gender quota laws

Mar 21st 2019, 12:53 PM 22,977 Views 84 Comments

Brian Mohan was granted leave today by the Supreme Court to pursue a challenge against the laws.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Supreme Court clears way for US extradition of Dublin man on child pornography charges
# Courts
# Courts

Supreme Court clears way for US extradition of Dublin man on child pornography charges

Updated Mar 20th 2019, 4:35 PM 18,465 Views 0 Comments

Now aged in his early thirties, Eric Eoin Marques is wanted by US authorities.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

UK Supreme Court allows appeal from mother of man killed by RUC in 1992
# Pearse Jordan
# Pearse Jordan

UK Supreme Court allows appeal from mother of man killed by RUC in 1992

Mar 6th 2019, 6:39 PM 10,795 Views 19 Comments

Pearse Jordan was 23 when he was shot in the back in Belfast in November 1992.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Opinion: Had Denis O'Brien's suit succeeded, our democratic system could have been undermined
# Law
# Law

Opinion: Had Denis O'Brien's suit succeeded, our democratic system could have been undermined

Mar 5th 2019, 6:00 PM 15,536 Views 1 Comment

Free speech and open debate in parliament is essential to our democratic system and would be inhibited if TDs were constantly under threat of lawsuits, writes David Kenny.

Supreme Court dismisses Denis O'Brien's appeal over Dáil debate on Siteserv
# Dáil Statements
# Dáil Statements

Supreme Court dismisses Denis O'Brien's appeal over Dáil debate on Siteserv

Updated Mar 5th 2019, 11:46 AM 47,578 Views 0 Comments

The judgment was delivered in Galway by Ireland’s top court.

# supreme-court - Monday 4 March, 2019

Supreme Court cuts wait time for appeals to one year
# Justice
# Justice

Supreme Court cuts wait time for appeals to one year

Mar 4th 2019, 3:12 PM 7,363 Views 0 Comments

The court has now effectively disposed of its backlog of legacy cases.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

'Chilling effect': What could the Kerins case change about Dáil committees?
# PAC It In
# PAC It In

'Chilling effect': What could the Kerins case change about Dáil committees?

Feb 27th 2019, 5:45 PM 13,812 Views 0 Comments

A significant judgement was handed down today against the “extraordinarily well-defended” privileges of the Oireachtas.

Supreme Court finds PAC acted 'significantly' outside remit in questioning of former Rehab CEO Angela Kerins
# Angela Kerins
# Angela Kerins

Supreme Court finds PAC acted 'significantly' outside remit in questioning of former Rehab CEO Angela Kerins

Feb 27th 2019, 10:31 AM 38,007 Views 0 Comments

Angela Kerins had sought damages from the PAC following a 2014 hearing. The case has been adjourned until April.

Supreme Court rules that there has been no valid inquiry into Pat Finucane's killing
# Pat Finucane
# Pat Finucane

Supreme Court rules that there has been no valid inquiry into Pat Finucane's killing

Updated Feb 27th 2019, 10:15 AM 16,788 Views 0 Comments

Pat Finucane was murdered in front of his three children and wife in February 1989.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Supreme Court rejects appeal against Alan Shatter's successful challenge to Guerin report
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Supreme Court rejects appeal against Alan Shatter's successful challenge to Guerin report

Feb 26th 2019, 1:12 PM 16,291 Views 12 Comments

The Guerin report looked into the handling of Shatter of claims made by Maurice McCabe.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Pakistan rejects challenge against Asia Bibi blasphemy acquittal
# Asia Bibi
# Asia Bibi

Pakistan rejects challenge against Asia Bibi blasphemy acquittal

Jan 29th 2019, 10:12 AM 9,298 Views 22 Comments

Bibi was sentenced to death in 2010 in what swiftly became Pakistan’s most infamous blasphemy case.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

US Supreme Court allows for Trump's restrictions on transgender troops to come into effect
# Military
# Military

US Supreme Court allows for Trump's restrictions on transgender troops to come into effect

Jan 22nd 2019, 3:13 PM 20,872 Views 91 Comments

The high court today reversed lower-court orders preventing the Pentagon from implementing its plans.

# supreme-court - Friday 11 January, 2019

State to appeal High Court ruling on Graham Dwyer's phone data
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

State to appeal High Court ruling on Graham Dwyer's phone data

Jan 11th 2019, 12:20 PM 18,780 Views 0 Comments

The ruling last month forms part of Dwyer’s bid to overturn his conviction.

# supreme-court - Friday 23 November, 2018

UK Supreme Court will hear Gerry Adams' case to overturn prison escape convictions
# Long Kesh
# Long Kesh

UK Supreme Court will hear Gerry Adams' case to overturn prison escape convictions

Nov 23rd 2018, 3:02 PM 14,394 Views 0 Comments

During his second internment, Adams tried to escape twice – on Christmas Eve, December 1973 and again in July 1974.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Gay cake case: How the court tried to reach a fair balance between competing rights
# Opinion
# Opinion

Gay cake case: How the court tried to reach a fair balance between competing rights

Oct 17th 2018, 7:00 AM 16,351 Views 45 Comments

There has been much debate and anger, some of it stemming from a misunderstanding of the Supreme Court decision, writes Aoife McMahon.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Trump says America owes Brett Kavanaugh an apology at White House swearing-in
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Trump says America owes Brett Kavanaugh an apology at White House swearing-in

Oct 9th 2018, 7:24 AM 19,365 Views 92 Comments

Kavanaugh himself struck a markedly more conciliatory tone, insisting he had “no bitterness”.

# supreme-court - Sunday 7 October, 2018

'Very, very good': Trump welcomes Kavanaugh's appointment to Supreme Court
# CONFIRMED
# CONFIRMED

'Very, very good': Trump welcomes Kavanaugh's appointment to Supreme Court

Oct 7th 2018, 7:28 AM 15,814 Views 47 Comments

Kavanaugh was sworn in as a justice yesterday in Washington after a fraught nomination that sparked protests.