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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.

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court allows for Trump's restrictions on transgender troops to come into effect Military

US Supreme Court allows for Trump's restrictions on transgender troops to come into effect

The high court today reversed lower-court orders preventing the Pentagon from implementing its plans.

From TheJournal.ie State to appeal High Court ruling on Graham Dwyer's phone data Supreme Court

State to appeal High Court ruling on Graham Dwyer's phone data

The ruling last month forms part of Dwyer’s bid to overturn his conviction.

From TheJournal.ie UK Supreme Court will hear Gerry Adams' case to overturn prison escape convictions Long Kesh

UK Supreme Court will hear Gerry Adams' case to overturn prison escape convictions

During his second internment, Adams tried to escape twice – on Christmas Eve, December 1973 and again in July 1974.

From TheJournal.ie Gay cake case: How the court tried to reach a fair balance between competing rights Opinion

Gay cake case: How the court tried to reach a fair balance between competing rights

There has been much debate and anger, some of it stemming from a misunderstanding of the Supreme Court decision, writes Aoife McMahon.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says America owes Brett Kavanaugh an apology at White House swearing-in Supreme Court

Trump says America owes Brett Kavanaugh an apology at White House swearing-in

Kavanaugh himself struck a markedly more conciliatory tone, insisting he had “no bitterness”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Very, very good': Trump welcomes Kavanaugh's appointment to Supreme Court CONFIRMED

'Very, very good': Trump welcomes Kavanaugh's appointment to Supreme Court

Kavanaugh was sworn in as a justice yesterday in Washington after a fraught nomination that sparked protests.

From TheJournal.ie Senators back Brett Kavanaugh, paving way for Supreme Court confirmation Assault Allegations

Senators back Brett Kavanaugh, paving way for Supreme Court confirmation

Donald Trump’s controversial nominee is likely to be confirmed to the court this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump did an impression of Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine Blasey Ford Rally This post contains videos

Donald Trump did an impression of Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine Blasey Ford

He repeated phrases from Dr Ford’s testimony at a rally in Mississippi, which gathered applause.

From TheJournal.ie Why Christine Blasey Ford's testimony is both 'extraordinary' and 'typical' Sexual Assault This post contains videos

Why Christine Blasey Ford's testimony is both 'extraordinary' and 'typical'

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre said a person “may carry out a serious sexual assault without even recognising they have done so”.

From TheJournal.ie Trump tweets support for Kavanaugh after fiery hearing: 'He showed America exactly why I nominated him' Accused This post contains videos

Trump tweets support for Kavanaugh after fiery hearing: 'He showed America exactly why I nominated him'

Trump pushed for the Senate to go ahead with a vote on his nomination.

From TheJournal.ie 'They were having fun' - Accuser of Trump's Supreme Court nominee describes the 'laughter' during alleged assault Christine Blasey Ford This post contains videos

'They were having fun' - Accuser of Trump's Supreme Court nominee describes the 'laughter' during alleged assault

Brett Kavanaugh is due to testify after Christine Blasey Ford.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump calls Brett Kavanaugh accuser 'drunk' and 'messed up' Supreme Court Nominee

Donald Trump calls Brett Kavanaugh accuser 'drunk' and 'messed up'

“The second accuser has nothing. She thinks maybe it could have been him, maybe not,” Trump told reporters in New York.

From TheJournal.ie Brett Kavanaugh: 'I've never had any sexual or physical activity with Dr Ford' Supreme Court Nominee

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie The strikingly similar 1991 case where the US President's Supreme Court pick was almost derailed Parallels

The strikingly similar 1991 case where the US President's Supreme Court pick was almost derailed

With the allegations being levelled against Brett Kavanaugh, it is drawing comparison with the case of Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas 27 years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Trump challenges Supreme Court nominee accuser over account of sex attack Brett Kavanaugh

Trump challenges Supreme Court nominee accuser over account of sex attack

Christine Blasey Ford alleges that Brett Kavanaugh drunkenly assaulted her when they were teenagers.

From TheJournal.ie Trump pushes Kavanaugh's accuser to testify; her lawyer says she needs more time Supreme Court

Trump pushes Kavanaugh's accuser to testify; her lawyer says she needs more time

Ford has until tomorrow to submit a statement if she intends to testify on Monday.

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