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# supreme-court - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Supreme Court rules State must make payouts to claimants affected by collapse of Setanta Insurance
# Insurance Ruling
# Insurance Ruling

Supreme Court rules State must make payouts to claimants affected by collapse of Setanta Insurance

May 25th 2017, 3:18 PM 20,061 Views 34 Comments

The State Liquidator and Insurance Compensation Fund (ICF) is now to be held liable for the outstanding Setanta payouts.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Bakers who refused to make 'gay cake' to appeal case all the way to the Supreme Court
# GAY CAKE GATE
# GAY CAKE GATE

Bakers who refused to make 'gay cake' to appeal case all the way to the Supreme Court

May 10th 2017, 10:45 PM 30,640 Views 214 Comments

The UK Supreme Court will hear the case in October.

# supreme-court - Friday 21 April, 2017

Despite public outcry, US state carries out first in series of executions
# Ledell Lee
# Ledell Lee

Despite public outcry, US state carries out first in series of executions

Apr 21st 2017, 7:07 AM 34,105 Views 57 Comments

Ledell Lee’s execution was among eight inmates originally scheduled to be put to death before a lethal injection drug expires on 30 April.

# supreme-court - Monday 10 April, 2017

'Serve under our laws - not over them': Donald Trump warns new judge to behave
# Neil Gorsuch
# Neil Gorsuch

'Serve under our laws - not over them': Donald Trump warns new judge to behave

Apr 10th 2017, 10:06 PM 27,569 Views 29 Comments

After his disagreements with court judges over the travel ban, President Trump is asking for obedience from Neil Gorsuch.

# supreme-court - Thursday 6 April, 2017

'The nuclear option': Senate Republicans ditch tradition to ensure Trump's Supreme Court pick gets through
# Filibuster
# Filibuster

'The nuclear option': Senate Republicans ditch tradition to ensure Trump's Supreme Court pick gets through

Apr 6th 2017, 10:58 PM 13,319 Views 26 Comments

From this point on, any effort in the Senate to hold up a presidential nominee can be overcome with a simple majority.

Father who brought daughter to Disney World during school year loses British Supreme Court case
# Truancy
# Truancy

Father who brought daughter to Disney World during school year loses British Supreme Court case

Apr 6th 2017, 11:58 AM 21,328 Views 22 Comments

In today’s Supreme Court judgment, justices unanimously agreed that the word ‘regularly’ means “in accordance with the rules prescribed by the school”.

# supreme-court - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Venezuelan court rows back on move to seize power after being accused of coup
# Coup
# Coup

Venezuelan court rows back on move to seize power after being accused of coup

Apr 1st 2017, 3:37 PM 5,592 Views 11 Comments

The court’s original decision had been condemned internationally.

# supreme-court - Friday 31 March, 2017

When a coup is not a coup: Venezuela is edging closer to a full-on democratic catastrophe
# Coup D'etat
# Coup D'etat

When a coup is not a coup: Venezuela is edging closer to a full-on democratic catastrophe

Mar 31st 2017, 4:18 PM 12,986 Views 33 Comments

A number of Latin American countries have hit out at the move.

# supreme-court - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Trump's pick for top judge has set US politicians on a collision course
# The Supremes
# The Supremes

Trump's pick for top judge has set US politicians on a collision course

Mar 23rd 2017, 9:19 PM 22,237 Views 11 Comments

A Supreme Court seat has been open for more than 13 months, since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.

# supreme-court - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Court orders new trial for death row inmate who psychologist said was more dangerous because he is black
# Texas
# Texas

Court orders new trial for death row inmate who psychologist said was more dangerous because he is black

Feb 23rd 2017, 9:29 AM 19,265 Views 18 Comments

“Our law punishes people for what they do, not who they are.”

# supreme-court - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Bomb blast at Afghanistan's Supreme Court kills at least 19
# Attack
# Attack

Bomb blast at Afghanistan's Supreme Court kills at least 19

Feb 7th 2017, 1:34 PM 4,192 Views 6 Comments

The bomber detonated the device as employees were boarding a bus to go home.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

The Criminal Assets Bureau says it's now ready to sell John Gilligan's former houses
# Jessbrook
# Jessbrook

The Criminal Assets Bureau says it's now ready to sell John Gilligan's former houses

Feb 1st 2017, 5:06 PM 22,726 Views 31 Comments

A Supreme Court decision today paved the way for more sales.

John Gilligan has lost his appeal to hold onto properties seized by CAB
# CAB
# CAB

John Gilligan has lost his appeal to hold onto properties seized by CAB

Feb 1st 2017, 11:59 AM 22,963 Views 50 Comments

He must now vacate the three properties, including Jessbrook – his beloved equestrian centre in Kildare.

Trump tilts balance of power by unveiling new conservative Supreme Court judge
# He's My Man
# He's My Man

Trump tilts balance of power by unveiling new conservative Supreme Court judge

Feb 1st 2017, 6:59 AM 21,343 Views 72 Comments

The move puts conservatives back in the majority in the Supreme Court.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Man jailed for life for murder of Limerick rugby player loses Supreme Court appeal
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Man jailed for life for murder of Limerick rugby player loses Supreme Court appeal

Jan 18th 2017, 2:30 PM 17,467 Views 22 Comments

Barry Doyle shot and killed Shane Geoghegan in a case of mistaken identity in Limerick in November 2008.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Germany's top court rejects bid to ban far-right NPD party
# Insignificant
# Insignificant

Germany's top court rejects bid to ban far-right NPD party

Jan 17th 2017, 12:33 PM 8,664 Views 43 Comments

The party was deemed to be “too insignificant” to pose a threat.

# supreme-court - Friday 16 December, 2016

Joan Collins says the Supreme Court "sided against the Irish people" in rejecting her promissory note appeal
# Prom Night Revisited
# Prom Night Revisited

Joan Collins says the Supreme Court "sided against the Irish people" in rejecting her promissory note appeal

Dec 16th 2016, 1:13 PM 20,445 Views 150 Comments

Earlier, the State’s highest court rejected the independent TD’s challenge to the decision to use public money to aid institutions like Anglo Irish Bank in 2010.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Around 20 Indian cinema-goers arrested for failing to stand for national anthem
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Around 20 Indian cinema-goers arrested for failing to stand for national anthem

Dec 13th 2016, 2:03 PM 8,721 Views 41 Comments

In October, a wheelchair-user was assaulted in a Mumbai cinema for failing to stand for the anthem.

# supreme-court - Friday 11 November, 2016

Calls for legislation on definition of consent following Supreme Court ruling in rape case
# Dublin Rape Crisis Centre
# Dublin Rape Crisis Centre

Calls for legislation on definition of consent following Supreme Court ruling in rape case

Nov 11th 2016, 9:15 PM 14,734 Views 18 Comments

It found that an honest belief of consent would be a good defence for an accused, even if the belief is unreasonable.

# supreme-court - Friday 22 July, 2016

Joe O'Reilly granted legal aid to pursue Supreme Court appeal
# Courts
# Courts

Joe O'Reilly granted legal aid to pursue Supreme Court appeal

Jul 22nd 2016, 1:17 PM 21,316 Views 59 Comments

In July 2007, he was found guilty and sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of his wife Rachel.

# supreme-court - Monday 27 June, 2016

Victory for pro-choice movement as US Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion rules
# SCOTUS
# SCOTUS

Victory for pro-choice movement as US Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion rules

Jun 27th 2016, 4:01 PM 9,703 Views 170 Comments

The ruling has been made in the most important abortion case in a generation.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Government to appeal decision to protect Moore Street battlefield site to Supreme Court
# Courts
# Courts

Government to appeal decision to protect Moore Street battlefield site to Supreme Court

Jun 14th 2016, 7:29 PM 13,466 Views 46 Comments

The Moore Street site was ruled a “battlefield site” by the High Court in March.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Joan Collins' prom note appeal makes it all the way to the Supreme Court today
# Prom Night
# Prom Night

Joan Collins' prom note appeal makes it all the way to the Supreme Court today

Apr 5th 2016, 6:01 AM 18,907 Views 40 Comments

The deputy’s challenge against the €31 billion promissory note deal was rejected by the High Court.

# supreme-court - Monday 7 March, 2016

"A colossus of the legal world." - Tributes paid after death of Supreme Court judge
# Adrian Hardiman
# Adrian Hardiman

"A colossus of the legal world." - Tributes paid after death of Supreme Court judge

Mar 7th 2016, 4:17 PM 51,361 Views 56 Comments

Hardiman was one of the most well-known barristers in the country before his appointment to the State’s highest court.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Obama asks Republicans to 'rise above the venom' after judge's unexpected death
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Obama asks Republicans to 'rise above the venom' after judge's unexpected death

Feb 17th 2016, 8:27 AM 14,657 Views 37 Comments

Since Antonin Scalia’s death, White House lawyers and advisers have been scrambling to refine and vet a list of potential replacements.

As many as 30 lives a month are saved because of the injection centre this woman co-founded
# Changing Attitudes
# Changing Attitudes

As many as 30 lives a month are saved because of the injection centre this woman co-founded

Feb 17th 2016, 6:13 AM 15,177 Views 23 Comments

TheJournal.ie speaks to the woman who opened North America’s only injection centre.

# supreme-court - Sunday 14 February, 2016

How the death of this Supreme Court judge has sparked a huge political battle
# Justice
# Justice

How the death of this Supreme Court judge has sparked a huge political battle

Feb 14th 2016, 1:36 PM 18,026 Views 49 Comments

The coming months will see clashes between Republicans and Democrats as Obama tries to confirm a successor before he leaves the White House.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Two votes in it. 10 spoiled votes. This Kerry election recount just got interesting...
# Day Of Reckoning
# Day Of Reckoning

Two votes in it. 10 spoiled votes. This Kerry election recount just got interesting...

Feb 10th 2016, 2:54 PM 18,044 Views 26 Comments

The initial ballot in the Listowel local election in 2014 saw independent Dan Kiely lose out to Fine Gael’s Mike Kennelly by just two votes after a recount.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

"I genuinely think what I'm doing is right" - gender quotas appeal heading for Supreme Court
# Not Quitting
# Not Quitting

"I genuinely think what I'm doing is right" - gender quotas appeal heading for Supreme Court

Feb 2nd 2016, 4:12 PM 14,132 Views 112 Comments

Fianna Fáil activist Brian Mohan is to take his legal challenge against gender quotas to the Supreme Court after his initial action was rejected today.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

There were some familiar faces at this morning's Council of State meeting
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

There were some familiar faces at this morning's Council of State meeting

Dec 29th 2015, 1:55 PM 24,523 Views 134 Comments

President Higgins called the meeting to discuss asylum laws that were ‘rushed’ through the Dáil.

# supreme-court - Thursday 17 December, 2015

This man's Supreme Court win could have big consequences for future elections
# Total Recount
# Total Recount

This man's Supreme Court win could have big consequences for future elections

Dec 17th 2015, 6:40 PM 23,527 Views 41 Comments

The Supreme Court has ordered a total recount of local election votes in the Listowel area.

# supreme-court - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Israeli transgender activist wins right for cremations against the wish of her religious parents
# Orthodox Jewish
# Orthodox Jewish

Israeli transgender activist wins right for cremations against the wish of her religious parents

Nov 26th 2015, 6:07 AM 18,185 Views 28 Comments

This follows a ruling by the country’s Supreme Court.

# supreme-court - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Kildare man wins appeal in Supreme Court and won't be forced to sell his family home to the IDA
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Kildare man wins appeal in Supreme Court and won't be forced to sell his family home to the IDA

Nov 5th 2015, 2:30 PM 97,673 Views 217 Comments

The four-year battle comes to a conclusion today.

# supreme-court - Friday 28 August, 2015

The appeals against the marriage referendum result are in the last chance saloon
# END IN SIGHT
# END IN SIGHT

The appeals against the marriage referendum result are in the last chance saloon

Aug 28th 2015, 4:47 PM 13,994 Views 73 Comments

Both parties involved have lodged an application to appeal with the Supreme Court.

# supreme-court - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Varoufakis could face treason charges for planning alternative currency
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Varoufakis could face treason charges for planning alternative currency

Jul 30th 2015, 10:59 AM 15,177 Views 62 Comments

His immunity to prosecution as a member of parliament must be revoked first.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

America has ended its ban on gay leaders (but there's an opt-out for church-backed troops)
# Bitter Dispute
# Bitter Dispute

America has ended its ban on gay leaders (but there's an opt-out for church-backed troops)

Jul 14th 2015, 2:56 PM 7,633 Views 52 Comments

The organisation has been under pressure to do so since June’s US Supreme Court ruling to allow same-sex marriage nationwide.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Woman who challenged referendum landed with huge bill for court costs
# Children's Referendum
# Children's Referendum

Woman who challenged referendum landed with huge bill for court costs

Jul 7th 2015, 11:06 AM 48,630 Views 56 Comments

The overall costs of the appeal is believed to be over €1 million.

# supreme-court - Monday 29 June, 2015

Texas is fighting back against US marriage equality
# America
# America

Texas is fighting back against US marriage equality

Jun 29th 2015, 12:02 PM 25,913 Views 257 Comments

The state’s attorney general said Texans ‘must speak with one voice against this lawlessness’.

# supreme-court - Friday 26 June, 2015

19 of the loveliest brand reactions to today's US marriage equality ruling
# Love Is Love
From The Daily Edge
# Love Is Love

19 of the loveliest brand reactions to today's US marriage equality ruling

Jun 26th 2015, 10:00 PM 8,975 Views 5 Comments

Nice work, advertising departments.

# supreme-court - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Chef who was paid just 51c an hour will finally get the wages he was owed
# Mohammed Younis
# Mohammed Younis

Chef who was paid just 51c an hour will finally get the wages he was owed

Jun 25th 2015, 7:21 PM 42,730 Views 75 Comments

Muhammad Younis was forced to work up to 80 hours a week in a Clondalkin restaurant.