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Dáil hears allegation of "abuse of power" by a judge
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Dáil hears allegation of "abuse of power" by a judge

Jul 15th 2021, 9:44 PM 35,125 Views 0 Comments

Paul Murphy TD asked the Taoiseach about a case he was told about recently.

Seamus Woulfe finally meets with Chief Justice Frank Clarke over 'Golfgate'
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Seamus Woulfe finally meets with Chief Justice Frank Clarke over 'Golfgate'

Nov 5th 2020, 6:24 PM 29,379 Views 39 Comments

Four different meetings were postponed or cancelled by Woulfe in October. That meeting has now been held.

Judge in Texas blocks Republican governor's order limiting ballot drop-off sites
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Judge in Texas blocks Republican governor's order limiting ballot drop-off sites

Oct 10th 2020, 5:03 PM 38,747 Views 19 Comments

The judge said the move would restrict the right of some voters.

Golfgate: Supreme Court orders report into Seamus Woulfe's attendance at event
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Golfgate: Supreme Court orders report into Seamus Woulfe's attendance at event

Updated Aug 24th 2020, 7:26 PM 36,742 Views 56 Comments

Meanwhile, former Kildare junior minister Áine Brady has apologised for her attendance at the event.

Judge accuses Michelle O'Neill of 'unjustifiable' delay to compensation scheme for Troubles victims
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Judge accuses Michelle O'Neill of 'unjustifiable' delay to compensation scheme for Troubles victims

Aug 17th 2020, 2:27 PM 22,972 Views 40 Comments

Mr Justice McAlinden said the position taken by the Deputy First Minister is ‘fundamentally inappropriate’.

Judge urges jury in alleged sexual assault at Leinster creche case to stick with it despite coronavirus concern
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Judge urges jury in alleged sexual assault at Leinster creche case to stick with it despite coronavirus concern

Mar 13th 2020, 4:13 PM 14,738 Views 0 Comments

She made the comments after it was announced that no new jury trials will be commencing in criminal courts for two weeks.

'There is something amiss': Judge criticises recent ruling after striking out 34 road traffic cases
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'There is something amiss': Judge criticises recent ruling after striking out 34 road traffic cases

Dec 7th 2019, 7:30 AM 42,651 Views 29 Comments

The High Court ruling found that a section of the Road Traffic Act concerning defences to fixed charge notices is unconstitutional.

Former general election candidate attempts citizens arrest on High Court judge, solicitor and barrister
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Former general election candidate attempts citizens arrest on High Court judge, solicitor and barrister

Oct 10th 2019, 9:36 PM 45,392 Views 47 Comments

Manning was before the court regarding judicial review proceedings he had brought.

The Justice Minister was asked to limit free legal aid for repeat offenders. Here's why that won't happen
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The Justice Minister was asked to limit free legal aid for repeat offenders. Here's why that won't happen

Aug 9th 2019, 6:15 AM 22,371 Views 55 Comments

Tipperary County Council passed a motion in March requesting that the Minister for Justice consider it.

Judge to decide on editor's role in Ana Kriegel story which led to newspaper being barred from court
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Judge to decide on editor's role in Ana Kriegel story which led to newspaper being barred from court

Jul 4th 2019, 1:37 PM 20,373 Views 0 Comments

Associated News (Ireland) Ltd, owners of the Daily Mail newspaper, accepted its responsibility and pleaded guilty to contempt of court.

'High time' people stop thinking others should pay, judge warns about personal injury awards
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'High time' people stop thinking others should pay, judge warns about personal injury awards

Apr 11th 2019, 4:32 PM 21,414 Views 0 Comments

Judge Michael Coghlan’s comment during a sitting of Dublin District Civil Court today.

Anti-social behaviour order restricts two homeless people from O'Connell St area
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Anti-social behaviour order restricts two homeless people from O'Connell St area

Oct 17th 2018, 4:46 PM 20,044 Views 22 Comments

The order will stop them coming into parts of Dublin city-centre’s north-side between 7am and 9pm for the next two years.

Brett Kavanaugh: 'I've never had any sexual or physical activity with Dr Ford'
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Brett Kavanaugh: 'I've never had any sexual or physical activity with Dr Ford'

Sep 25th 2018, 7:28 AM 18,145 Views 76 Comments

In an exclusive interview with Fox News, Kavanaugh denied the accusations against him and said that he was a virgin at the time of the attacks.

US judge orders deportation plane to 'turn around', threatens Jeff Sessions with contempt of court
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US judge orders deportation plane to 'turn around', threatens Jeff Sessions with contempt of court

Aug 10th 2018, 7:31 AM 36,650 Views 39 Comments

The Washington deportation hearing heard that a woman and her daughter had been deported just hours before their case was due to be heard.

Man loses High Court challenge against Northern Ireland Secretary over border poll
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Man loses High Court challenge against Northern Ireland Secretary over border poll

Jun 29th 2018, 10:54 AM 10,325 Views 56 Comments

Raymond McCord wants both governments to set out the criteria for the holding of a border poll.

'A very loving person': Tributes paid to Westmeath judge who died at age 46 after illness
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'A very loving person': Tributes paid to Westmeath judge who died at age 46 after illness

May 11th 2018, 10:58 PM 51,318 Views 14 Comments

Judge O’Neill was the youngest judge of the judiciary at the time when appointed a district court judge by Government at the age of 42.

Our payouts are three times that of the UK, so why wouldn't whiplash legislation work here?
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Our payouts are three times that of the UK, so why wouldn't whiplash legislation work here?

Apr 22nd 2018, 7:30 AM 20,854 Views 33 Comments

Britain and Ireland are currently the outliers of Europe when it comes to soft tissue injury claims, and the UK has announced plans to cap whiplash payouts via legislation.

Irish judges defend High Court judge against 'unacceptable' personal attacks from Polish media
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Irish judges defend High Court judge against 'unacceptable' personal attacks from Polish media

Mar 15th 2018, 4:13 PM 26,137 Views 0 Comments

It stems from a decision made by Justice Aileen Donnelly this week.

Judge hears all cases under garda surveillance after threat of 'hand grenade day'
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Judge hears all cases under garda surveillance after threat of 'hand grenade day'

Mar 15th 2018, 3:45 PM 19,482 Views 10 Comments

Judge Jacqueline Linnane was put on notice of the threat just before she was due to sit in the Circuit Civil Court.

Armed robber jailed after holding up shop when gardaí were in the back looking at CCTV footage
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Armed robber jailed after holding up shop when gardaí were in the back looking at CCTV footage

Feb 21st 2018, 8:04 PM 44,536 Views 39 Comments

Patrick Dunne (30) brandished an imitation firearm at a shop assistant before being chased out of the shop by the gardaí.

Man and woman charged over 'frightening' aggravated burglary in Terenure
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Man and woman charged over 'frightening' aggravated burglary in Terenure

Dec 15th 2017, 10:45 PM 24,366 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 60s was forced to withdraw money from his bank account following a raid at his home.

Judge questions credibility of claimant and holds him half-responsible for his injury
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Judge questions credibility of claimant and holds him half-responsible for his injury

Nov 25th 2017, 6:30 PM 23,465 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Raymond Groarke said the complainant had “a propensity of misinforming doctors regarding his injuries”.

Catalan ex-leader freed by judge but told not to leave Belgium
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Catalan ex-leader freed by judge but told not to leave Belgium

Nov 6th 2017, 11:42 AM 7,579 Views 18 Comments

Puigdemont and four former ministers had turned themselves into authorities to face a Spanish warrant for their arrest.

Michigan mother jailed for a week for refusing to vaccinate her son
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Michigan mother jailed for a week for refusing to vaccinate her son

Oct 5th 2017, 8:27 AM 31,237 Views 75 Comments

Rebecca Bredow said that to do so would go against her beliefs.

Dublin man (37) due in court for possession of child porn images and videos
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Dublin man (37) due in court for possession of child porn images and videos

Sep 20th 2017, 3:34 PM 27,943 Views 0 Comments

Garda Ian Ward said the accused made no reply when charged with the offences.

'Bad boy of pharma' Martin Shkreli jailed over Hillary Clinton threat
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'Bad boy of pharma' Martin Shkreli jailed over Hillary Clinton threat

Sep 14th 2017, 7:10 AM 33,035 Views 86 Comments

Shkreli said that his comments were just a joke and apologised for his “poor judgement”.

Plans to allow mining in the Amazon rainforest have been halted
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Plans to allow mining in the Amazon rainforest have been halted

Sep 1st 2017, 11:38 AM 7,866 Views 15 Comments

Brazilian President Michel Temer had signed a decree to allow the reserve to be opened up for private use.

Man who allegedly beat cancer patient with baseball bat ordered to undergo psychiatric assessment
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Man who allegedly beat cancer patient with baseball bat ordered to undergo psychiatric assessment

Aug 28th 2017, 6:58 PM 12,373 Views 0 Comments

At Ennis District Court, Judge Marie Keane directed that Jason Burke be referred to Cloverhill prison to undergo the psychiatric assessment.

Canadian judge in misconduct hearing for wearing 'Make America Great Again' hat in court
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Canadian judge in misconduct hearing for wearing 'Make America Great Again' hat in court

Aug 23rd 2017, 10:30 PM 12,680 Views 0 Comments

He said he wore it as a dig at his colleagues who had supported Hillary Clinton.

High Court throws out case of homeless mother who was sleeping in a tent outside council building
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High Court throws out case of homeless mother who was sleeping in a tent outside council building

Aug 14th 2017, 3:19 PM 57,572 Views 148 Comments

The woman had argued the council had failed to provide her with emergency housing, but the local authority said it doesn’t have the necessary resources.

Teenage boy spent more than €2,000 in shops with stolen bank card
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Teenage boy spent more than €2,000 in shops with stolen bank card

Jun 29th 2017, 6:10 AM 20,531 Views 0 Comments

The 16-year-old told Dublin Children’s Court he wanted to be sentenced.

Limerick man attacked and sexually assaulted his elderly neighbour
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Limerick man attacked and sexually assaulted his elderly neighbour

Jun 27th 2017, 6:00 AM 16,456 Views 0 Comments

He will be sentenced next week.

Máire Whelan officially appointed to the Court of Appeal
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Máire Whelan officially appointed to the Court of Appeal

Jun 19th 2017, 11:40 AM 23,112 Views 66 Comments

President Higgins made the appointment official at a ceremony in Áras an Uachtaráin this morning.

Judge feels 'mentally sick' over 'rotten' Garda fixed charge penalties
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Judge feels 'mentally sick' over 'rotten' Garda fixed charge penalties

Jun 16th 2017, 6:40 PM 66,815 Views 67 Comments

People appearing before the judge have said they never received a Fixed Charge Penalty Notice, and so they never paid it.

Fianna Fáil says there 'will be consequences' over judge's appointment
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Fianna Fáil says there 'will be consequences' over judge's appointment

Jun 16th 2017, 1:15 PM 51,534 Views 82 Comments

The party has called on the Attorney General to not accept her new Court of Appeal role.

84-year-old Supreme Court justice to become America's latest fitness star
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84-year-old Supreme Court justice to become America's latest fitness star

Jun 3rd 2017, 7:45 PM 30,067 Views 7 Comments

A new book will feature illustrations of Ruth Bader Ginsburg doing each exercise in her routine.

'Soon the appointment of judges will be removed from the political arena' - Ross
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'Soon the appointment of judges will be removed from the political arena' - Ross

May 30th 2017, 8:44 PM 14,138 Views 30 Comments

The Judicial Appointments Commission will have a majority of lay people.

State watchdog 'fully accepts' it coached witnesses in FitzPatrick trial
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State watchdog 'fully accepts' it coached witnesses in FitzPatrick trial

May 23rd 2017, 5:54 PM 28,246 Views 116 Comments

But the state corporate watchdog says that its practices have since changed.

Another appeals court begins review of Trump's travel ban
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Another appeals court begins review of Trump's travel ban

May 15th 2017, 10:58 AM 9,553 Views 42 Comments

Questions have been asked whether the law is a ban on Muslims – which Trump promised during his election campaign.

Judge forced to abandon trial after only 25 people out of 306 requested turn up for jury service
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Judge forced to abandon trial after only 25 people out of 306 requested turn up for jury service

Apr 27th 2017, 8:40 PM 27,167 Views 0 Comments

In the case, Trevor Considine (33) of Dalcassian Drive, Ennis is pleading not guilty to a night-club assault causing harm charge.

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