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From TheJournal.ie Dutch doctor goes on trial on charges of euthanising patient with dementia in landmark case The Hague

Dutch doctor goes on trial on charges of euthanising patient with dementia in landmark case

Prosecutors claim the patient may have had second thoughts about dying.

From The42 Caster Semenya loses court challenge against IAAF testosterone restrictions Landmark Case

Caster Semenya loses court challenge against IAAF testosterone restrictions

The Olympic 800m champion will need to reduce her testosterone levels in order to compete on the international stage.

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court to hear arguments in gay marriage cake dispute Landmark Case

US Supreme Court to hear arguments in gay marriage cake dispute

A Colorado bakery owner refused to make a cake for a couple’s wedding.

From TheJournal.ie Court allows partial release of video showing British soldier murdering Taliban fighter Caught On Camera

Court allows partial release of video showing British soldier murdering Taliban fighter

Alexander Blackman was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a wounded Taliban soldier.

From TheJournal.ie Jihadist to become first person to plead guilty to war crimes for destroying historic monuments in Timbuktu Landmark Case

Jihadist to become first person to plead guilty to war crimes for destroying historic monuments in Timbuktu

The man had told his defence lawyer he was “a Muslim who believes in justice.”

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court dismisses Marie Fleming’s ‘right to die’ appeal Landmark Case

Supreme Court dismisses Marie Fleming’s ‘right to die’ appeal

Chief Justice Susan Denham said the circumstances were “very tragic” but that there was no Constitutional ‘right to die’.