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# 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 14,350 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 16,485 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 22,964 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 18,460 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 10,781 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 15,519 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 47,570 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 7,354 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 13,785 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 37,993 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 16,755 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 16,227 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 9,296 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 20,862 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 18,771 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 14,387 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 16,198 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 19,346 Views 75 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 15,801 Views 47 Comments

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

# supreme-court - Friday 5 October, 2018

Senators back Brett Kavanaugh, paving way for Supreme Court confirmation
# Assault Allegations
# Assault Allegations

Senators back Brett Kavanaugh, paving way for Supreme Court confirmation

Updated Oct 5th 2018, 10:34 PM 27,430 Views 95 Comments

Donald Trump’s controversial nominee is likely to be confirmed to the court this weekend.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Donald Trump did an impression of Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine Blasey Ford
# Rally
# Rally

Donald Trump did an impression of Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine Blasey Ford

Oct 3rd 2018, 9:53 AM 45,527 Views 167 Comments

He repeated phrases from Dr Ford’s testimony at a rally in Mississippi, which gathered applause.

# supreme-court - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Why Christine Blasey Ford's testimony is both 'extraordinary' and 'typical'
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Why Christine Blasey Ford's testimony is both 'extraordinary' and 'typical'

Sep 29th 2018, 7:00 AM 23,180 Views 53 Comments

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre said a person “may carry out a serious sexual assault without even recognising they have done so”.

# supreme-court - Friday 28 September, 2018

Trump tweets support for Kavanaugh after fiery hearing: 'He showed America exactly why I nominated him'
# Accused
# Accused

Trump tweets support for Kavanaugh after fiery hearing: 'He showed America exactly why I nominated him'

Sep 28th 2018, 7:37 AM 15,948 Views 109 Comments

Trump pushed for the Senate to go ahead with a vote on his nomination.

# supreme-court - Thursday 27 September, 2018

'They were having fun' - Accuser of Trump's Supreme Court nominee describes the 'laughter' during alleged assault
# Christine Blasey Ford
# Christine Blasey Ford

'They were having fun' - Accuser of Trump's Supreme Court nominee describes the 'laughter' during alleged assault

Updated Sep 27th 2018, 4:14 PM 28,664 Views 124 Comments

Brett Kavanaugh is due to testify after Christine Blasey Ford.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Donald Trump calls Brett Kavanaugh accuser 'drunk' and 'messed up'
# Supreme Court Nominee
# Supreme Court Nominee

Donald Trump calls Brett Kavanaugh accuser 'drunk' and 'messed up'

Sep 26th 2018, 11:00 AM 27,469 Views 69 Comments

“The second accuser has nothing. She thinks maybe it could have been him, maybe not,” Trump told reporters in New York.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh: 'I've never had any sexual or physical activity with Dr Ford'
# Supreme Court Nominee
# Supreme Court Nominee

Brett Kavanaugh: 'I've never had any sexual or physical activity with Dr Ford'

Sep 25th 2018, 7:28 AM 18,144 Views 76 Comments

In an exclusive interview with Fox News, Kavanaugh denied the accusations against him and said that he was a virgin at the time of the attacks.

# supreme-court - Sunday 23 September, 2018

The strikingly similar 1991 case where the US President's Supreme Court pick was almost derailed
# Parallels
# Parallels

The strikingly similar 1991 case where the US President's Supreme Court pick was almost derailed

Sep 23rd 2018, 10:00 PM 24,359 Views 21 Comments

With the allegations being levelled against Brett Kavanaugh, it is drawing comparison with the case of Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas 27 years ago.

# supreme-court - Friday 21 September, 2018

Trump challenges Supreme Court nominee accuser over account of sex attack
# Brett Kavanaugh
# Brett Kavanaugh

Trump challenges Supreme Court nominee accuser over account of sex attack

Sep 21st 2018, 3:28 PM 19,274 Views 88 Comments

Christine Blasey Ford alleges that Brett Kavanaugh drunkenly assaulted her when they were teenagers.

# supreme-court - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Trump pushes Kavanaugh's accuser to testify; her lawyer says she needs more time
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Trump pushes Kavanaugh's accuser to testify; her lawyer says she needs more time

Sep 20th 2018, 7:29 AM 10,570 Views 63 Comments

Ford has until tomorrow to submit a statement if she intends to testify on Monday.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Trump says it's 'hard to imagine' Supreme Court nominee assaulted woman
# Brett Kavanaugh
# Brett Kavanaugh

Trump says it's 'hard to imagine' Supreme Court nominee assaulted woman

Updated Sep 19th 2018, 9:11 PM 21,033 Views 72 Comments

Republicans have set a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing for Monday that is supposed to feature Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Trump rejects calls for FBI probe into his Supreme Court pick over alleged sexual assault
# Brett Kavanaugh
# Brett Kavanaugh

Trump rejects calls for FBI probe into his Supreme Court pick over alleged sexual assault

Sep 18th 2018, 9:16 PM 9,912 Views 30 Comments

“He is a very outstanding man… I’m totally supportive,” the US President said of Brett Kavanaugh.

# supreme-court - Monday 17 September, 2018

Trump stands by Supreme Court nominee after sex assault allegation
# Brett Kavanaugh
# Brett Kavanaugh

Trump stands by Supreme Court nominee after sex assault allegation

Updated Sep 17th 2018, 10:49 PM 46,963 Views 71 Comments

Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the lifetime post would see the balance of the Court swing towards conservatism.

# supreme-court - Friday 7 September, 2018

Supreme Court decides not to hear challenge to 8th referendum vote, paving way for abortion legislation
# 8th Referendum
# 8th Referendum

Supreme Court decides not to hear challenge to 8th referendum vote, paving way for abortion legislation

Sep 7th 2018, 3:56 PM 17,674 Views 84 Comments

The challenge was taken by a woman who complained about irregularities in voter numbers during the vote.

# supreme-court - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Trump's Supreme Court pick grilled on abortion laws and emails about Mueller investigation
# Brett Kavanaugh
# Brett Kavanaugh

Trump's Supreme Court pick grilled on abortion laws and emails about Mueller investigation

Sep 6th 2018, 9:35 PM 8,842 Views 19 Comments

Democrats have been grilling the judge Trump has selected – but he’s likely to be approved by the Republican-controlled Senate.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Trump's Supreme Court candidate quizzed on his loyalty to the US President
# Brett Kavanaugh
# Brett Kavanaugh

Trump's Supreme Court candidate quizzed on his loyalty to the US President

Sep 5th 2018, 9:48 PM 13,770 Views 22 Comments

“I owe my loyalty to the Constitution,” Brett Kavanaugh told the committee. “No one is above the law in our constitutional system.”

# supreme-court - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

New scheme could allow up to 5,500 non-EEA nationals remain in Ireland to work
# Student Visa
# Student Visa

New scheme could allow up to 5,500 non-EEA nationals remain in Ireland to work

Sep 4th 2018, 8:26 PM 94,050 Views 104 Comments

The scheme will be set up specifically for people who came to Ireland between 2005 and 2011 to study.

'There will be sparks': Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearings begin today
# Congress
# Congress

'There will be sparks': Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearings begin today

Sep 4th 2018, 6:20 AM 8,536 Views 5 Comments

Some two dozen witnesses are lined up to argue for and against confirming Kavanaugh.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Poland's 'retired' top judge back at work as government tries to oust her
# I'm Not Leaving
# I'm Not Leaving

Poland's 'retired' top judge back at work as government tries to oust her

Jul 18th 2018, 7:07 AM 11,769 Views 38 Comments

Gersdorf, 65, has refused to comply with the legislation reducing the retirement age for Supreme Court justices from 70 to 65.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Trump picks Republican favourite for Supreme Court - setting up a ferocious confirmation battle
# The Supremes
# The Supremes

Trump picks Republican favourite for Supreme Court - setting up a ferocious confirmation battle

Jul 10th 2018, 6:56 AM 11,690 Views 26 Comments

He also has an expansive view of executive power and has favoured limits on investigating the president.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Supreme Court clears the way for extradition of Wicklow man accused of helping run Silk Road website
# Silk Road
# Silk Road

Supreme Court clears the way for extradition of Wicklow man accused of helping run Silk Road website

Updated Jun 27th 2018, 6:18 PM 26,029 Views 0 Comments

Gary Davis will now face trial in the US on charges including conspiracy to distribute narcotics.