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#Court Case

From The42 'The right decision' - Reece goes from cancelled Connacht deal to the All Blacks Debut

'The right decision' - Reece goes from cancelled Connacht deal to the All Blacks

IRFU CEO Philip Browne believes the union and Connacht made the right call.

From TheJournal.ie Couple who claimed Roundup weedkiller caused their cancer awarded $2 billion in damages Monsanto

Couple who claimed Roundup weedkiller caused their cancer awarded $2 billion in damages

A jury in California ordered the payout in what the couple’s legal team called a “historic” damages award.

From TheJournal.ie 'We stand with Philomena': Rally calls on Harris and HSE to settle case of terminally-ill midwife Philomena Canning

'We stand with Philomena': Rally calls on Harris and HSE to settle case of terminally-ill midwife

Philomena Canning, who is suffering from terminal ovarian cancer, is seeking damages from the HSE.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin's Lord Mayor to keep house after bank's €1m claim struck out Court

Dublin's Lord Mayor to keep house after bank's €1m claim struck out

He and his wife Joyce had a large mortgage debt on their home.

From The42 Mourinho handed one-year jail sentence and €2m fine but will not serve time Undeclared Income

Mourinho handed one-year jail sentence and €2m fine but will not serve time

The former Manchester United and Real Madrid manager has settled his tax fraud case in Spain.

From TheJournal.ie Teen claiming Leaving Cert marks were totted up incorrectly takes State exam board to High Court Courts

Teen claiming Leaving Cert marks were totted up incorrectly takes State exam board to High Court

The error could lose her a place on her chosen course in UCD, the court heard.

From TheJournal.ie 'Either stand up or get out': Varadkar called on to explain why CervicalCheck cases ending up in court Smear Test Scandal

'Either stand up or get out': Varadkar called on to explain why CervicalCheck cases ending up in court

In May, Varadkar said court cases relating to the health scandal would be be dealt with through mediation.

From TheJournal.ie Murder, rape and manslaughter: This is what Ireland's courts looked like last year Courts Report

Murder, rape and manslaughter: This is what Ireland's courts looked like last year

The number of rape trials heard in the Central Criminal Court increased by 22% from 59 in 2016 to 77 last year.

From TheJournal.ie Alan Shatter is suing the Irish Times Court Case

Alan Shatter is suing the Irish Times

It is the second time he has launched legal proceedings against the publication in the past six months.

From TheJournal.ie Data Commissioner expected to investigate potential IBRC data breach after complaint made Bank Documents

Data Commissioner expected to investigate potential IBRC data breach after complaint made

The Department of Finance confirmed that a former IBRC bank official had IBRC documents, and attempted to use them in an ongoing court case.

From TheJournal.ie 'I want to ask him why': Mother of Irish woman killed in India wants to face accused killer Danielle Mcloughlin

'I want to ask him why': Mother of Irish woman killed in India wants to face accused killer

Andrea Brannigan has been given rare permission to address the alleged murderer of her daughter Danielle during the trial.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court dismisses Pro Life Campaign request to become adviser in 'defining the unborn' case Constitution

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Hugh Grant settles phone-hacking damages against UK newspapers Mirror Group

Hugh Grant settles phone-hacking damages against UK newspapers

It’s been reported that the case was settled for a six-figure sum.

From TheJournal.ie Charges dropped against one man accused of raping woman after Jason Derulo concert Courts

Charges dropped against one man accused of raping woman after Jason Derulo concert

Mr Justice Paul Butler ruled there was “insufficient evidence” against one of the two men charged in relation to the incident.

From TheJournal.ie 'Liberal' barrister fought game changer case that overturned the ban on importing contraceptives DONAL BARRINGTON

'Liberal' barrister fought game changer case that overturned the ban on importing contraceptives

Former Supreme Court justice Donal Barrington died this week at the age of 89.

From TheJournal.ie Celebrities call for release of woman who killed man who paid for sex with her when she was 16 Cyntoia Brown

Celebrities call for release of woman who killed man who paid for sex with her when she was 16

Cyntoia Brown has spent the past 13 years in prison and will not be eligible for parole until she is at least 67.

From TheJournal.ie How much has Ireland's Apple tax appeal cost so far? Over €3.6 million and counting Money Money Money

How much has Ireland's Apple tax appeal cost so far? Over €3.6 million and counting

The government has spent €1.7m on legal fees this year alone.

From TheJournal.ie Delivery giant DHL must pay over €70,000 to an accident-prone driver it sacked Labour Court

Delivery giant DHL must pay over €70,000 to an accident-prone driver it sacked

The court said his dismissal was “disproportionate and unwarranted”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Rest in peace, Charlie': Tributes pour in for 11-month-old baby at centre of legal battle who has died Charlie Gard

'Rest in peace, Charlie': Tributes pour in for 11-month-old baby at centre of legal battle who has died

His story dominates the UK papers, and figures such as the Pope and Prime Minister Theresa May have paid tribute.

From TheJournal.ie Parents of Charlie Gard to bring 'new evidence' to court in bid for US treatment Great Ormond Street

Parents of Charlie Gard to bring 'new evidence' to court in bid for US treatment

His father Chris Gard asked a barrister representing the hospital today: “When are you going to start telling the truth?”

From TheJournal.ie Cardinal Pell returns to Australia to face abuse charges Court Case

Cardinal Pell returns to Australia to face abuse charges

The former Sydney and Melbourne archbishop has always maintained his innocence.

From TheJournal.ie Northern Ireland court overturns ruling that abortion laws are in breach of human rights law Court Of Appeal

Northern Ireland court overturns ruling that abortion laws are in breach of human rights law

The court also ruled that the final say on abortion laws should rest with Stormont and the national legislature.

From TheJournal.ie Bungee instructor's poor English 'led to Dutch teen jumping off bridge unsecured' Bungee Death

Bungee instructor's poor English 'led to Dutch teen jumping off bridge unsecured'

The instructor is in court to face charges that he caused the teenager’s death.

From TheJournal.ie 'This wasn't about him not getting a game': Father denies son getting dropped a factor in court case Football Bloody Hell

'This wasn't about him not getting a game': Father denies son getting dropped a factor in court case

The now-18-year-old lost a court case alleging that his football team bullied him and caused post-traumatic stress.

From TheJournal.ie Denis O'Brien to take his time pondering an appeal after 'disappointing' court ruling Next Move

Denis O'Brien to take his time pondering an appeal after 'disappointing' court ruling

He did say, however, that he was encouraged by some aspects of the courts’ judgement.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm still heartbroken': Woman who lost partner and friend in horrific crash in 'substantial' debt Setanta Insurance

'I'm still heartbroken': Woman who lost partner and friend in horrific crash in 'substantial' debt

Kate Flynn was awarded a large payout but hasn’t received any money due to a long-running legal battle.

From TheJournal.ie Blogger awarded £24k in damages after suing Katie Hopkins for defamation Think Before You Tweet

Blogger awarded £24k in damages after suing Katie Hopkins for defamation

Jack Monroe’s lawyer said “the price of not saying sorry has been very high” in this case.

From TheJournal.ie Judge hits out at people who let 'dangerous dogs' roam around off-lead and un-muzzled Court Case

Judge hits out at people who let 'dangerous dogs' roam around off-lead and un-muzzled

The comments were made at a hearing where a young boy was awarded €25,000 in damages after being bitten by a neighbour’s German Shepherd.

From TheJournal.ie British songwriter accuses U2 of ripping off his song The Fly

British songwriter accuses U2 of ripping off his song

The lawsuit says U2 heard his song after signing on with Island Records in 1989.

From TheJournal.ie 'Nothing will ever remove our grief for the life Sadhbh lost': Settlement reached in brain damage case Galway

'Nothing will ever remove our grief for the life Sadhbh lost': Settlement reached in brain damage case

Sadhbh Farrell was left with severe cerebral palsy after she failed to receive treatment for jaundice shortly after birth.

From TheJournal.ie Catholic group fails to shut down 'immoral' infidelity dating site Court Case

Catholic group fails to shut down 'immoral' infidelity dating site

The site called its court win a “victory of freedom of speech over religious bigotry”.

From TheJournal.ie Syrian refugee sues Facebook Ireland Ltd over defamatory photos Fake News

Syrian refugee sues Facebook Ireland Ltd over defamatory photos

Facebook’s European headquarters are accused of failing to take down doctored images that falsely link the man to Islamist attacks.

From TheJournal.ie Former manager admits to stealing €4.5 million from singer Alanis Morissette Embezzling Funds

Former manager admits to stealing €4.5 million from singer Alanis Morissette

The accused is said to have used the money to fuel a lavish lifestyle.

From TheJournal.ie Rolf Harris 'groped blind, disabled woman', court hears London

Rolf Harris 'groped blind, disabled woman', court hears

The former TV star is accused of assaulting seven women and girls between 1971 and 2003.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Independent takes legal action against TheLiberal.ie over plagiarism claims Copyright Infringement

Irish Independent takes legal action against TheLiberal.ie over plagiarism claims

The website is owned by Leo Sherlock who runs the operation as a sole trader.

From TheJournal.ie Mother allegedly gave daughter toxic level of sedative, court hears Manslaughter Trial

Mother allegedly gave daughter toxic level of sedative, court hears

Bernadette Scully is on trial for the manslaughter of her daughter Emily Barut at their home.

From TheJournal.ie University dean awarded €2.7m over false Rolling Stone rape story Defamation

University dean awarded €2.7m over false Rolling Stone rape story

Nicole Eramo had sought $7.5 million (€6.6 million) in damages after an article claimed she had discouraged reporting of an alleged gang rape.

From TheJournal.ie Psychologist says killing was not part of British banker's sadistic fantasy Hong Kong

Psychologist says killing was not part of British banker's sadistic fantasy

Mental health experts giving evidence in his trial said he was not in control of his actions.

From TheJournal.ie Taylor Swift donates $250k to help Kesha's 'financial needs' Court Case

Taylor Swift donates $250k to help Kesha's 'financial needs'

A judge refused to end the singer’s six-album contract with Sony.

From TheJournal.ie Mass murderer Anders Breivik taking case against state over prison conditions Norway

Mass murderer Anders Breivik taking case against state over prison conditions

He killed 77 people in a bombing and shooting rampage in 2011.

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