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#Supreme Court

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court agrees to hear cases next year over release of Trump's tax returns Financial Records

US Supreme Court agrees to hear cases next year over release of Trump's tax returns

Trump has been seeking to block access to his tax returns and other financial records in lawsuits.

From TheJournal.ie Environmental group in Supreme Court bid to challenge government's climate change plan National Mitigation Plan

Environmental group in Supreme Court bid to challenge government's climate change plan

The NGO claims the National Mitigation Plan is flawed on several grounds and had asked the court to quash its adoption.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams’ prison escape convictions are unsafe, UK Supreme Court hears Maze Prison

Gerry Adams’ prison escape convictions are unsafe, UK Supreme Court hears

The former Sinn Féin leader claims two convictions he received in the 70s were unlawful.

From TheJournal.ie India's Supreme Court hands site of demolished mosque to Hindus in historic ruling Ayodhya

India's Supreme Court hands site of demolished mosque to Hindus in historic ruling

Hindu movs destroyed the 460-year-old mosque in 1992.

From TheJournal.ie Brazil's former President Lula released from jail after supreme court ruling CURITIBA

Brazil's former President Lula released from jail after supreme court ruling

Lula led Brazil through a historic boom from 2003 to 2010.

From TheJournal.ie The most crucial things said this week after another historic Brexit twist Supreme Court

The most crucial things said this week after another historic Brexit twist

From transforming prorogation into a black sheet of paper, to eagles picking out livers – there were some wild things said this week.

From TheJournal.ie A bullish Boris Johnson refuses to apologise and again says the Supreme Court 'was wrong' Westminster Showdown This post contains videos

A bullish Boris Johnson refuses to apologise and again says the Supreme Court 'was wrong'

Johnson was speaking after the Supreme Court said he had acted unlawfully.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Angry exchanges in Commons as Attorney General declares 'parliament is dead' Liveblog

As it happened: Angry exchanges in Commons as Attorney General declares 'parliament is dead'

“The time is coming when even these turkeys won’t be able to prevent Christmas,” Attorney General geoffrey Cox told MPs.

From TheJournal.ie Spanish Supreme Court approves exhumation of Franco's remains Dictator

Spanish Supreme Court approves exhumation of Franco's remains

The ruling has been hailed as “a great victory for Spanish democracy” by Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson 'strongly disagrees' with Supreme Court ruling but parliament set to return tomorrow Can't Stop Proroguing

Boris Johnson 'strongly disagrees' with Supreme Court ruling but parliament set to return tomorrow

Johnson said his hope to get a Brexit deal isn’t “made much easier by this kind of stuff in parliament or in the courts”.

From TheJournal.ie UK Supreme Court rules that Boris Johnson's prorogation is 'unlawful, void and had no effect' Prorogation

UK Supreme Court rules that Boris Johnson's prorogation is 'unlawful, void and had no effect'

The decision is a major defeat for Boris Johnson’s government.

From TheJournal.ie UK Supreme Court ruling on legality of Boris Johnson suspending parliament due today Decision Time

UK Supreme Court ruling on legality of Boris Johnson suspending parliament due today

The Prime Minister has insisted that proroguing parliament was a routine thing to do.

From TheJournal.ie John Major says it's 'striking' that Boris Johnson hasn't rebutted Supreme Court arguments Supreme Court

John Major says it's 'striking' that Boris Johnson hasn't rebutted Supreme Court arguments

Lord Pannick argued prorogation was triggered because Johnson saw parliament as a threat to his policies.

From TheJournal.ie Coveney on Brexit deadlock: 'We simply haven’t seen any written proposals from the UK to date' 44 Days To Go

Coveney on Brexit deadlock: 'We simply haven’t seen any written proposals from the UK to date'

It’s being reported this evening that the UK side are refusing to submit a written document in the ongoing talks.

From TheJournal.ie 'Lying to the queen?': Brexit drama turns to Supreme Court over Johnson suspending parliament Prorogation

'Lying to the queen?': Brexit drama turns to Supreme Court over Johnson suspending parliament

A Scottish court ruled last week that proroguing parliament was unlawful, and it’s been appealed to the UK Supreme Court.

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court allows Trump administration to implement new asylum restrictions Asylum

US Supreme Court allows Trump administration to implement new asylum restrictions

Democrats have said the ruling puts people’s lives at risk.

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court approves funding for Trump's border wall Judgement

US Supreme Court approves funding for Trump's border wall

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer denounced the ruling.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court agrees to hear appeal against judgement in Ruth Morrissey case CervicalCheck

Supreme Court agrees to hear appeal against judgement in Ruth Morrissey case

The government has said the appeal does not relate to the €2.1 million in damages and that the Morrisseys will retain that irrespective of the outcome.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court rejects appeal by man deported for alleged links to Isis Courts

Supreme Court rejects appeal by man deported for alleged links to Isis

The court heard that one of the man’s sons was killed fighting in the Syria.

From TheJournal.ie Former Air Corps mechanic says fight against State 'back on' after Supreme Court victory Air Corps

Former Air Corps mechanic says fight against State 'back on' after Supreme Court victory

The complainants in this case allege there was a disregard for the safety of young Air Corps members.

From TheJournal.ie London Irish campaigners taking British government to court over Northern Ireland abortion laws LIARC

London Irish campaigners taking British government to court over Northern Ireland abortion laws

The group claims the secretary of state for Northern Ireland, Karen Bradley, is legally obliged to take action in the absence of the devolved Assembly.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-IRA man granted UK Supreme Court hearing over Boston College tapes The Troubles

Ex-IRA man granted UK Supreme Court hearing over Boston College tapes

The tapes which contain interviews with former paramilitaries were not meant to be heard in public until after their deaths.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'd rather see her using contraceptives than be throwing flowers on her grave' May Mcgee

'I'd rather see her using contraceptives than be throwing flowers on her grave'

May McGee’s fight to overturn Ireland’s ban on contraception is the subject of a documentary on RTÉ One this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court agrees to hear 'leapfrog appeal' in Graham Dwyer case Mobile Phones

Supreme Court agrees to hear 'leapfrog appeal' in Graham Dwyer case

The Supreme Court said that the case “raises complex and novel questions of constitutional and EU law”.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says that Angela Kerins was 'badly treated' by the PAC Former Rehab Ceo

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says that Angela Kerins was 'badly treated' by the PAC

“Notwithstanding all the issues around Ms Kerins’ salary, I think she was badly treated,” Varadkar told the Dáil committees’ chairs.

From TheJournal.ie Louisiana lawmakers pass controversial 'heartbeat' abortion ban Louisiana

Louisiana lawmakers pass controversial 'heartbeat' abortion ban

Restrictions passed by a number of US States recently are expected to be blocked in lower courts and eventually appealed to the Supreme Court.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court rules PAC 'acted unlawfully' in questioning of Angela Kerins Landmark Judgement

Supreme Court rules PAC 'acted unlawfully' in questioning of Angela Kerins

The six judge court made the ruling this morning.

From TheJournal.ie How relevant is the Kerins Supreme Court ruling to Oireachtas committees? PAC Mentality

How relevant is the Kerins Supreme Court ruling to Oireachtas committees?

“We have to act within the law, whether we like it or not,” the chair of the Oireachtas Sports committee told his members this week.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin man extradited to the US to face child pornography charges Extradition

Dublin man extradited to the US to face child pornography charges

Eric Eoin Marques will appear in court in the US on Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil member wins right to take case over Ireland's gender quota laws Gender Quotas

Fianna Fáil member wins right to take case over Ireland's gender quota laws

Brian Mohan was granted leave today by the Supreme Court to pursue a challenge against the laws.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court clears way for US extradition of Dublin man on child pornography charges Courts

Supreme Court clears way for US extradition of Dublin man on child pornography charges

Now aged in his early thirties, Eric Eoin Marques is wanted by US authorities.

From TheJournal.ie UK Supreme Court allows appeal from mother of man killed by RUC in 1992 Pearse Jordan

UK Supreme Court allows appeal from mother of man killed by RUC in 1992

Pearse Jordan was 23 when he was shot in the back in Belfast in November 1992.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Had Denis O'Brien's suit succeeded, our democratic system could have been undermined Law

Opinion: Had Denis O'Brien's suit succeeded, our democratic system could have been undermined

Free speech and open debate in parliament is essential to our democratic system and would be inhibited if TDs were constantly under threat of lawsuits, writes David Kenny.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court dismisses Denis O'Brien's appeal over Dáil debate on Siteserv Dáil Statements

Supreme Court dismisses Denis O'Brien's appeal over Dáil debate on Siteserv

The judgment was delivered in Galway by Ireland’s top court.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court cuts wait time for appeals to one year Justice

Supreme Court cuts wait time for appeals to one year

The court has now effectively disposed of its backlog of legacy cases.

From TheJournal.ie 'Chilling effect': What could the Kerins case change about Dáil committees? PAC It In

'Chilling effect': What could the Kerins case change about Dáil committees?

A significant judgement was handed down today against the “extraordinarily well-defended” privileges of the Oireachtas.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court finds PAC acted 'significantly' outside remit in questioning of former Rehab CEO Angela Kerins Angela Kerins

Supreme Court finds PAC acted 'significantly' outside remit in questioning of former Rehab CEO Angela Kerins

Angela Kerins had sought damages from the PAC following a 2014 hearing. The case has been adjourned until April.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court rules that there has been no valid inquiry into Pat Finucane's killing Pat Finucane

Supreme Court rules that there has been no valid inquiry into Pat Finucane's killing

Pat Finucane was murdered in front of his three children and wife in February 1989.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court rejects appeal against Alan Shatter's successful challenge to Guerin report Supreme Court

Supreme Court rejects appeal against Alan Shatter's successful challenge to Guerin report

The Guerin report looked into the handling of Shatter of claims made by Maurice McCabe.

From TheJournal.ie Pakistan rejects challenge against Asia Bibi blasphemy acquittal Asia Bibi

Pakistan rejects challenge against Asia Bibi blasphemy acquittal

Bibi was sentenced to death in 2010 in what swiftly became Pakistan’s most infamous blasphemy case.

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