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# The Supremes

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Trump picks Republican favourite for Supreme Court - setting up a ferocious confirmation battle
He also has an expansive view of executive power and has favoured limits on investigating the president.
Ireland has appointed a new top judge
Mr Justice Frank Clarke will take over from the retiring Chief Justice Susan Denham next month.
Trump's pick for top judge has set US politicians on a collision course
A Supreme Court seat has been open for more than 13 months, since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.
Courts to hold extra September sittings to work through backlog
The Supreme Court and the Court of Criminal Appeal will join the High Court in holding extra sittings to clear a backlog.
Alan Shatter and The Supremes: New judges to deal with courts backlog
The government has approved the appointment of two extra judges to the Supreme Court to deal with the current backlogs, some as long as four years.