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#Supreme Court

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.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says it's 'hard to imagine' Supreme Court nominee assaulted woman Brett Kavanaugh

Trump says it's 'hard to imagine' Supreme Court nominee assaulted woman

Republicans have set a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing for Monday that is supposed to feature Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser.

From TheJournal.ie Trump rejects calls for FBI probe into his Supreme Court pick over alleged sexual assault Brett Kavanaugh

Trump rejects calls for FBI probe into his Supreme Court pick over alleged sexual assault

“He is a very outstanding man… I’m totally supportive,” the US President said of Brett Kavanaugh.

From TheJournal.ie Trump stands by Supreme Court nominee after sex assault allegation Brett Kavanaugh

Trump stands by Supreme Court nominee after sex assault allegation

Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the lifetime post would see the balance of the Court swing towards conservatism.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court decides not to hear challenge to 8th referendum vote, paving way for abortion legislation 8th Referendum

Supreme Court decides not to hear challenge to 8th referendum vote, paving way for abortion legislation

The challenge was taken by a woman who complained about irregularities in voter numbers during the vote.

From TheJournal.ie Trump's Supreme Court pick grilled on abortion laws and emails about Mueller investigation Brett Kavanaugh

Trump's Supreme Court pick grilled on abortion laws and emails about Mueller investigation

Democrats have been grilling the judge Trump has selected – but he’s likely to be approved by the Republican-controlled Senate.

From TheJournal.ie Trump's Supreme Court candidate quizzed on his loyalty to the US President Brett Kavanaugh

Trump's Supreme Court candidate quizzed on his loyalty to the US President

“I owe my loyalty to the Constitution,” Brett Kavanaugh told the committee. “No one is above the law in our constitutional system.”

From TheJournal.ie New scheme could allow up to 5,500 non-EEA nationals remain in Ireland to work Student Visa

New scheme could allow up to 5,500 non-EEA nationals remain in Ireland to work

The scheme will be set up specifically for people who came to Ireland between 2005 and 2011 to study.

From TheJournal.ie 'There will be sparks': Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearings begin today Congress

'There will be sparks': Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearings begin today

Some two dozen witnesses are lined up to argue for and against confirming Kavanaugh.

From TheJournal.ie Poland's 'retired' top judge back at work as government tries to oust her I'm Not Leaving

Poland's 'retired' top judge back at work as government tries to oust her

Gersdorf, 65, has refused to comply with the legislation reducing the retirement age for Supreme Court justices from 70 to 65.

From TheJournal.ie Trump picks Republican favourite for Supreme Court - setting up a ferocious confirmation battle The Supremes

Trump picks Republican favourite for Supreme Court - setting up a ferocious confirmation battle

He also has an expansive view of executive power and has favoured limits on investigating the president.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court clears the way for extradition of Wicklow man accused of helping run Silk Road website Silk Road

Supreme Court clears the way for extradition of Wicklow man accused of helping run Silk Road website

Gary Davis will now face trial in the US on charges including conspiracy to distribute narcotics.

From TheJournal.ie Asylum seekers will be allowed to work in Ireland under new rules Right To Work

Asylum seekers will be allowed to work in Ireland under new rules

Over 3,000 people will be eligible for the new scheme which will allow asylum seekers take up temporary and permanent positions.

From TheJournal.ie Widow of murdered Belfast solicitor to call for public inquiry at UK Supreme Court today Pat Finucane

Widow of murdered Belfast solicitor to call for public inquiry at UK Supreme Court today

Pat Finucane was murdered in front of his family by Loyalist paramilitaries in February 1989.

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal by Brendan Dassey of Netflix's Making a Murderer Wisconsin

US Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal by Brendan Dassey of Netflix's Making a Murderer

Dassey was 16 years old when he confessed to authorities that he had joined his uncle in a murder.

From TheJournal.ie 'All eyes are on the UK government': Who'll be the first to make moves to change NI's abortion laws? Will To Change

'All eyes are on the UK government': Who'll be the first to make moves to change NI's abortion laws?

A Supreme Court decision made today has led to continued calls for a change to Northern Ireland’s abortion laws.

From TheJournal.ie UK Supreme Court to rule on whether the North's abortion laws violate human rights Belfast

UK Supreme Court to rule on whether the North's abortion laws violate human rights

If the court rules that it does, it could lead to Westminster legislating for abortion in the North.

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court sides with baker who refused to make same-sex couple's wedding cake Colorado

US Supreme Court sides with baker who refused to make same-sex couple's wedding cake

The court ruled that an initial judgement against Jack Phillips had shown a ‘clear and impermissible hostility’ towards his ‘sincere religious beliefs’.

From TheJournal.ie Bakers in 'gay cake' row to have appeal heard in Supreme Court today Ashers Bakery

Bakers in 'gay cake' row to have appeal heard in Supreme Court today

It is the first time the UK Supreme Court has heard a case in Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court: Minister's decision left two Mauritian families in 'Catch 22' situation Deportation

Supreme Court: Minister's decision left two Mauritian families in 'Catch 22' situation

Both students had been studying and working the country for 11 years and were directed to leave after a policy change.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court told that judges have no power to decide if Dáil privilege is being used correctly Denis O'Brien

Supreme Court told that judges have no power to decide if Dáil privilege is being used correctly

Denis O’Brien’s legal team has argued that TDs’ “extraordinary privilege” had led to a breach of his privacy in 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Denis O'Brien's privacy vs Dáil privilege: Arguments in businessman's Supreme Court appeal SiteServ

Denis O'Brien's privacy vs Dáil privilege: Arguments in businessman's Supreme Court appeal

He’s also contesting the decision that he should pay the costs of the High Court case that went against him.

From TheJournal.ie 'Out of reach': A month after landmark court ruling, no asylum seeker has applied for work permit here Right To Work

'Out of reach': A month after landmark court ruling, no asylum seeker has applied for work permit here

Critics say the barriers that remain in place act as a deterrent for asylum seekers to get an employment permit.

From TheJournal.ie Asylum seekers in Ireland can finally work, but it doesn't look like they're allowed drive to that work Off The Road

Asylum seekers in Ireland can finally work, but it doesn't look like they're allowed drive to that work

There is a lack of clarity as to whether or not asylum seekers in Ireland are legally allowed to obtain a driving licence.

From TheJournal.ie What the 'unborn' ruling means for the Eighth Amendment referendum Supreme Court

What the 'unborn' ruling means for the Eighth Amendment referendum

Yesterday, the Supreme Court clarified that the unborn does not have constitutional rights outside of the Eighth Amendment.

From TheJournal.ie Ruling that Justice Minister 'obliged to consider' pregnancies in deportation cases could be 'helpful' The Unborn

Ruling that Justice Minister 'obliged to consider' pregnancies in deportation cases could be 'helpful'

A 2016 High Court ruling that said the Minister is obliged to consider the prospective rights of the unborn in deportation cases has been upheld by Ireland’s highest court.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court rejects definition of 'unborn' as an unborn child in Constitution The Eighth Referendum

Supreme Court rejects definition of 'unborn' as an unborn child in Constitution

The Taoiseach had previously halted publishing the draft legislation for the Eighth referendum pending the ruling.

From TheJournal.ie Argument from Justice Minister that unborn has no constitutional rights 'radical', Supreme Court told Bunreacht Na HÉireann

Argument from Justice Minister that unborn has no constitutional rights 'radical', Supreme Court told

The Supreme Court is considering the legal arguments for and against defining ‘the unborn’ in the Constitution as an unborn child.

From TheJournal.ie Giving the unborn full rights would have consequences 'with reverberations', Supreme Court hears Supreme Court

Giving the unborn full rights would have consequences 'with reverberations', Supreme Court hears

A landmark Supreme Court appeal hearing is under way which is expected to have crucial ramifications for the pending referendum on the Eighth Amendment.

From TheJournal.ie The Supreme Court case that needs to be resolved before the Eighth Amendment referendum The Unborn

The Supreme Court case that needs to be resolved before the Eighth Amendment referendum

A ruling by the High Court in 2016 found that references to the “unborn” in the Constitution meant an unborn child.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court formally declares end to ban preventing asylum seekers from working Direct Provision

Supreme Court formally declares end to ban preventing asylum seekers from working

The court found the ban to be unconstitutional “in principle” last May and the cabinet agreed to lift the ban last November.

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 Supreme Court to decide whether Pro Life Campaign can be an advisor in the 'defining the unborn' case Bunreacht Na HÉireann

Supreme Court to decide whether Pro Life Campaign can be an advisor in the 'defining the unborn' case

The Pro Life Campaign argued that they had spent a significant amount of time on the issue that was before the Supreme Court.

From TheJournal.ie Mother of sick child facing deportation 'turned to prostitution' to pay his medical bills, Supreme Court hears Sickle Cell Disease

Mother of sick child facing deportation 'turned to prostitution' to pay his medical bills, Supreme Court hears

The young boy (who suffers from sickle cell disease) and his mother have been subject to the order since 2011.

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 Pat Hickey court case over Rio ticket touting allegations suspended Brazil

Pat Hickey court case over Rio ticket touting allegations suspended

Both Pat Hickey and Kevin Mallon were due to appear at a local court in Rio de Janeiro on the afternoon of 29 November.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court proceedings have been broadcast for the first time in State history And It's Live

Supreme Court proceedings have been broadcast for the first time in State history

The decision to allow cameras was made recently.