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# 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 18,868 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 14,943 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 18,453 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 9,911 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 15,399 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 22,316 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 32,903 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 10,598 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 22,429 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 22,383 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 8,171 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 19,319 Views 99 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 49,483 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 22,533 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 21,547 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 20,463 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 9,822 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 21,923 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 9,864 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 13,179 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 16,293 Views 153 Comments

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

# 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 20,074 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 30,817 Views 215 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 34,125 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 27,571 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 13,322 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 21,333 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 5,595 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 12,988 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 22,239 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 19,271 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 4,193 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 22,769 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 23,102 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 21,345 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 17,511 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 8,673 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 20,453 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 8,727 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 14,744 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.