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# supreme-court - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Asylum seekers will be allowed to work in Ireland under new rules
# Right To Work
# Right To Work

Asylum seekers will be allowed to work in Ireland under new rules

Jun 27th 2018, 4:58 PM 49,116 Views 148 Comments

Over 3,000 people will be eligible for the new scheme which will allow asylum seekers take up temporary and permanent positions.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Widow of murdered Belfast solicitor to call for public inquiry at UK Supreme Court today
# Pat Finucane
# Pat Finucane

Widow of murdered Belfast solicitor to call for public inquiry at UK Supreme Court today

Jun 26th 2018, 7:28 AM 8,127 Views 0 Comments

Pat Finucane was murdered in front of his family by Loyalist paramilitaries in February 1989.

# supreme-court - Monday 25 June, 2018

US Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal by Brendan Dassey of Netflix's Making a Murderer
# Wisconsin
# Wisconsin

US Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal by Brendan Dassey of Netflix's Making a Murderer

Jun 25th 2018, 5:52 PM 34,399 Views 37 Comments

Dassey was 16 years old when he confessed to authorities that he had joined his uncle in a murder.

# supreme-court - Thursday 7 June, 2018

'All eyes are on the UK government': Who'll be the first to make moves to change NI's abortion laws?
# Will To Change
# Will To Change

'All eyes are on the UK government': Who'll be the first to make moves to change NI's abortion laws?

Jun 7th 2018, 7:00 PM 9,198 Views 26 Comments

A Supreme Court decision made today has led to continued calls for a change to Northern Ireland’s abortion laws.

UK Supreme Court to rule on whether the North's abortion laws violate human rights
# Belfast
# Belfast

UK Supreme Court to rule on whether the North's abortion laws violate human rights

Jun 7th 2018, 6:10 AM 6,548 Views 22 Comments

If the court rules that it does, it could lead to Westminster legislating for abortion in the North.

# supreme-court - Monday 4 June, 2018

US Supreme Court sides with baker who refused to make same-sex couple's wedding cake
# Colorado
# Colorado

US Supreme Court sides with baker who refused to make same-sex couple's wedding cake

Jun 4th 2018, 5:45 PM 32,209 Views 118 Comments

The court ruled that an initial judgement against Jack Phillips had shown a ‘clear and impermissible hostility’ towards his ‘sincere religious beliefs’.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Bakers in 'gay cake' row to have appeal heard in Supreme Court today
# Ashers Bakery
# Ashers Bakery

Bakers in 'gay cake' row to have appeal heard in Supreme Court today

May 1st 2018, 7:29 AM 37,526 Views 0 Comments

It is the first time the UK Supreme Court has heard a case in Northern Ireland.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Supreme Court: Minister's decision left two Mauritian families in 'Catch 22' situation
# Deportation
# Deportation

Supreme Court: Minister's decision left two Mauritian families in 'Catch 22' situation

Apr 25th 2018, 12:05 AM 22,900 Views 60 Comments

Both students had been studying and working the country for 11 years and were directed to leave after a policy change.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Supreme Court told that judges have no power to decide if Dáil privilege is being used correctly
# Denis O'Brien
# Denis O'Brien

Supreme Court told that judges have no power to decide if Dáil privilege is being used correctly

Apr 24th 2018, 1:00 PM 12,697 Views 0 Comments

Denis O’Brien’s legal team has argued that TDs’ “extraordinary privilege” had led to a breach of his privacy in 2015.

# supreme-court - Monday 23 April, 2018

Denis O'Brien's privacy vs Dáil privilege: Arguments in businessman's Supreme Court appeal
# SiteServ
# SiteServ

Denis O'Brien's privacy vs Dáil privilege: Arguments in businessman's Supreme Court appeal

Apr 23rd 2018, 1:05 PM 7,486 Views 0 Comments

He’s also contesting the decision that he should pay the costs of the High Court case that went against him.

# supreme-court - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'Out of reach': A month after landmark court ruling, no asylum seeker has applied for work permit here
# Right To Work
# Right To Work

'Out of reach': A month after landmark court ruling, no asylum seeker has applied for work permit here

Mar 22nd 2018, 6:01 AM 19,220 Views 37 Comments

Critics say the barriers that remain in place act as a deterrent for asylum seekers to get an employment permit.

# supreme-court - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Asylum seekers in Ireland can finally work, but it doesn't look like they're allowed drive to that work
# Off The Road
# Off The Road

Asylum seekers in Ireland can finally work, but it doesn't look like they're allowed drive to that work

Mar 10th 2018, 12:05 AM 42,161 Views 119 Comments

There is a lack of clarity as to whether or not asylum seekers in Ireland are legally allowed to obtain a driving licence.

# supreme-court - Thursday 8 March, 2018

What the 'unborn' ruling means for the Eighth Amendment referendum
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

What the 'unborn' ruling means for the Eighth Amendment referendum

Mar 8th 2018, 6:05 AM 18,866 Views 55 Comments

Yesterday, the Supreme Court clarified that the unborn does not have constitutional rights outside of the Eighth Amendment.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Ruling that Justice Minister 'obliged to consider' pregnancies in deportation cases could be 'helpful'
# The Unborn
# The Unborn

Ruling that Justice Minister 'obliged to consider' pregnancies in deportation cases could be 'helpful'

Mar 7th 2018, 6:04 PM 10,142 Views 18 Comments

A 2016 High Court ruling that said the Minister is obliged to consider the prospective rights of the unborn in deportation cases has been upheld by Ireland’s highest court.

Supreme Court rejects definition of 'unborn' as an unborn child in Constitution
# The Eighth Referendum
# The Eighth Referendum

Supreme Court rejects definition of 'unborn' as an unborn child in Constitution

Mar 7th 2018, 10:56 AM 51,600 Views 189 Comments

The Taoiseach had previously halted publishing the draft legislation for the Eighth referendum pending the ruling.

# supreme-court - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Argument from Justice Minister that unborn has no constitutional rights 'radical', Supreme Court told
# Bunreacht Na HÉireann
# Bunreacht Na HÉireann

Argument from Justice Minister that unborn has no constitutional rights 'radical', Supreme Court told

Feb 22nd 2018, 12:17 PM 9,697 Views 0 Comments

The Supreme Court is considering the legal arguments for and against defining ‘the unborn’ in the Constitution as an unborn child.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Giving the unborn full rights would have consequences 'with reverberations', Supreme Court hears
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Giving the unborn full rights would have consequences 'with reverberations', Supreme Court hears

Feb 21st 2018, 4:27 PM 24,078 Views 0 Comments

A landmark Supreme Court appeal hearing is under way which is expected to have crucial ramifications for the pending referendum on the Eighth Amendment.

# supreme-court - Sunday 18 February, 2018

The Supreme Court case that needs to be resolved before the Eighth Amendment referendum
# The Unborn
# The Unborn

The Supreme Court case that needs to be resolved before the Eighth Amendment referendum

Feb 18th 2018, 8:25 AM 33,324 Views 167 Comments

A ruling by the High Court in 2016 found that references to the “unborn” in the Constitution meant an unborn child.

# supreme-court - Friday 9 February, 2018

Supreme Court formally declares end to ban preventing asylum seekers from working
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Supreme Court formally declares end to ban preventing asylum seekers from working

Feb 9th 2018, 12:00 PM 22,677 Views 166 Comments

The court found the ban to be unconstitutional “in principle” last May and the cabinet agreed to lift the ban last November.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Supreme Court dismisses Pro Life Campaign request to become adviser in 'defining the unborn' case
# Constitution
# Constitution

Supreme Court dismisses Pro Life Campaign request to become adviser in 'defining the unborn' case

Feb 7th 2018, 2:23 PM 18,857 Views 172 Comments

The Pro Life Campaign had argued that it had spent “a significant amount of time” on the issue of defining the unborn.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Supreme Court to decide whether Pro Life Campaign can be an advisor in the 'defining the unborn' case
# Bunreacht Na HÉireann
# Bunreacht Na HÉireann

Supreme Court to decide whether Pro Life Campaign can be an advisor in the 'defining the unborn' case

Feb 6th 2018, 4:10 PM 14,939 Views 301 Comments

The Pro Life Campaign argued that they had spent a significant amount of time on the issue that was before the Supreme Court.

# supreme-court - Monday 22 January, 2018

Mother of sick child facing deportation 'turned to prostitution' to pay his medical bills, Supreme Court hears
# Sickle Cell Disease
# Sickle Cell Disease

Mother of sick child facing deportation 'turned to prostitution' to pay his medical bills, Supreme Court hears

Jan 22nd 2018, 6:58 PM 18,421 Views 0 Comments

The young boy (who suffers from sickle cell disease) and his mother have been subject to the order since 2011.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

US Supreme Court to hear arguments in gay marriage cake dispute
# Landmark Case
# Landmark Case

US Supreme Court to hear arguments in gay marriage cake dispute

Dec 5th 2017, 7:45 AM 9,899 Views 81 Comments

A Colorado bakery owner refused to make a cake for a couple’s wedding.

# supreme-court - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Pat Hickey court case over Rio ticket touting allegations suspended
# Brazil
# Brazil

Pat Hickey court case over Rio ticket touting allegations suspended

Nov 11th 2017, 1:00 PM 15,386 Views 0 Comments

Both Pat Hickey and Kevin Mallon were due to appear at a local court in Rio de Janeiro on the afternoon of 29 November.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Supreme Court proceedings have been broadcast for the first time in State history
# And It's Live
# And It's Live

Supreme Court proceedings have been broadcast for the first time in State history

Oct 24th 2017, 2:40 PM 22,308 Views 22 Comments

The decision to allow cameras was made recently.

# supreme-court - Monday 23 October, 2017

For the very first time, an Irish court case will be broadcast live on television tomorrow
# And It's Live
# And It's Live

For the very first time, an Irish court case will be broadcast live on television tomorrow

Oct 23rd 2017, 6:54 PM 32,879 Views 35 Comments

“It’s vital that justice is not just done, but is seen to be done.”

# supreme-court - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

US Supreme Court upholds Trump's refugee restrictions in travel ban case
# Travel Ban Upheld
# Travel Ban Upheld

US Supreme Court upholds Trump's refugee restrictions in travel ban case

Sep 13th 2017, 7:05 AM 10,596 Views 40 Comments

The order was not the court’s last word on the travel policy that President Donald Trump first rolled out in January.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

India bans practice that allowed men to divorce their wives by reciting word three times
# Triple Talaq
# Triple Talaq

India bans practice that allowed men to divorce their wives by reciting word three times

Aug 22nd 2017, 11:39 AM 22,413 Views 53 Comments

The country’s Supreme Court ruled that the practice was both unconstitutional and un-Islamic.

# supreme-court - Thursday 17 August, 2017

English man held in Ireland on child sex offences is released after court ruling
# Indecent Images
# Indecent Images

English man held in Ireland on child sex offences is released after court ruling

Aug 17th 2017, 5:54 PM 22,380 Views 0 Comments

Julian Myerscough was convicted of making indecent images of a child.

# supreme-court - Friday 28 July, 2017

Supreme Court rules Pakistani Prime Minister is barred from holding office
# Panama Papers
# Panama Papers

Supreme Court rules Pakistani Prime Minister is barred from holding office

Jul 28th 2017, 9:19 AM 8,166 Views 10 Comments

The ruling is linked to last year’s Panama Paper leaks, which implicated Nawaz Sharif’s family.

# supreme-court - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Supreme Court blocks State from deporting Algerian man linked to terrorism
# Minister For Justice
# Minister For Justice

Supreme Court blocks State from deporting Algerian man linked to terrorism

Jul 27th 2017, 6:32 PM 19,281 Views 97 Comments

The judge said it was not clear why the Minister for Justice concluded that the man was not at risk of being tortured if deported.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Two men, including one who has 25 wives and 146 children, convicted of polygamy
# Canada
# Canada

Two men, including one who has 25 wives and 146 children, convicted of polygamy

Jul 25th 2017, 10:40 AM 49,462 Views 0 Comments

The men face up to five years in prison.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Warning as a number of Irish law firms targeted by scam emails
# Warning
# Warning

Warning as a number of Irish law firms targeted by scam emails

Jul 19th 2017, 10:04 PM 22,529 Views 9 Comments

Users have been advised not to open the email.

# supreme-court - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Trump's travel ban comes into effect today: what impact will it have?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Trump's travel ban comes into effect today: what impact will it have?

Jun 29th 2017, 8:33 AM 21,542 Views 58 Comments

After months of legal wrangling, a stripped-down version of Trump’s travel ban is to come into effect.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Man stole police helicopter to hurl grenades at Supreme Court, Venezuela says
# Protest
# Protest

Man stole police helicopter to hurl grenades at Supreme Court, Venezuela says

Jun 28th 2017, 6:10 PM 20,448 Views 65 Comments

President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the country’s entire armed forces to respond.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Chaos and outrage: The twists and turns of Trump's travel ban
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Chaos and outrage: The twists and turns of Trump's travel ban

Jun 27th 2017, 6:20 AM 9,818 Views 45 Comments

Yesterday, the Supreme Court partially reinstated the ban.

# supreme-court - Monday 26 June, 2017

Part of Trump's travel ban gets the green light
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Part of Trump's travel ban gets the green light

Jun 26th 2017, 3:59 PM 21,917 Views 38 Comments

The move is a victory for Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his presidency to date.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Northern Irish women not entitled to free abortions in England, court rules
# Abortion
# Abortion

Northern Irish women not entitled to free abortions in England, court rules

Jun 14th 2017, 5:03 PM 9,856 Views 39 Comments

The UK Supreme Court has ruled that women from Northern Ireland are not entitled to free access to abortions.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Minister for Justice is 'insulting Irish courts' in Ian Bailey extradition case, lawyers say
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Minister for Justice is 'insulting Irish courts' in Ian Bailey extradition case, lawyers say

May 31st 2017, 1:55 PM 13,151 Views 0 Comments

French authorities are seeking the extradition of Bailey to face charges relating to the death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Supreme Court says that ban on asylum seekers working is unconstitutional
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Supreme Court says that ban on asylum seekers working is unconstitutional

May 30th 2017, 12:41 PM 16,275 Views 153 Comments

Over the next six months, the Court has invited interested parties to make submissions on the order.