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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.

From TheJournal.ie For the very first time, an Irish court case will be broadcast live on television tomorrow And It's Live

For the very first time, an Irish court case will be broadcast live on television tomorrow

“It’s vital that justice is not just done, but is seen to be done.”

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court upholds Trump's refugee restrictions in travel ban case Travel Ban Upheld

US Supreme Court upholds Trump's refugee restrictions in travel ban case

The order was not the court’s last word on the travel policy that President Donald Trump first rolled out in January.

From TheJournal.ie India bans practice that allowed men to divorce their wives by reciting word three times Triple Talaq

India bans practice that allowed men to divorce their wives by reciting word three times

The country’s Supreme Court ruled that the practice was both unconstitutional and un-Islamic.

From TheJournal.ie English man held in Ireland on child sex offences is released after court ruling Indecent Images

English man held in Ireland on child sex offences is released after court ruling

Julian Myerscough was convicted of making indecent images of a child.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court rules Pakistani Prime Minister is barred from holding office Panama Papers

Supreme Court rules Pakistani Prime Minister is barred from holding office

The ruling is linked to last year’s Panama Paper leaks, which implicated Nawaz Sharif’s family.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court blocks State from deporting Algerian man linked to terrorism Minister For Justice

Supreme Court blocks State from deporting Algerian man linked to terrorism

The judge said it was not clear why the Minister for Justice concluded that the man was not at risk of being tortured if deported.

From TheJournal.ie Two men, including one who has 25 wives and 146 children, convicted of polygamy Canada

Two men, including one who has 25 wives and 146 children, convicted of polygamy

The men face up to five years in prison.

From TheJournal.ie Trump's travel ban comes into effect today: what impact will it have? Explainer

Trump's travel ban comes into effect today: what impact will it have?

After months of legal wrangling, a stripped-down version of Trump’s travel ban is to come into effect.

From TheJournal.ie Man stole police helicopter to hurl grenades at Supreme Court, Venezuela says Protest

Man stole police helicopter to hurl grenades at Supreme Court, Venezuela says

President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the country’s entire armed forces to respond.

From TheJournal.ie Chaos and outrage: The twists and turns of Trump's travel ban Supreme Court

Chaos and outrage: The twists and turns of Trump's travel ban

Yesterday, the Supreme Court partially reinstated the ban.

From TheJournal.ie Part of Trump's travel ban gets the green light Supreme Court

Part of Trump's travel ban gets the green light

The move is a victory for Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his presidency to date.

From TheJournal.ie Northern Irish women not entitled to free abortions in England, court rules Abortion

Northern Irish women not entitled to free abortions in England, court rules

The UK Supreme Court has ruled that women from Northern Ireland are not entitled to free access to abortions.

From TheJournal.ie Minister for Justice is 'insulting Irish courts' in Ian Bailey extradition case, lawyers say Supreme Court

Minister for Justice is 'insulting Irish courts' in Ian Bailey extradition case, lawyers say

French authorities are seeking the extradition of Bailey to face charges relating to the death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court says that ban on asylum seekers working is unconstitutional Direct Provision

Supreme Court says that ban on asylum seekers working is unconstitutional

Over the next six months, the Court has invited interested parties to make submissions on the order.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court rules State must make payouts to claimants affected by collapse of Setanta Insurance Insurance Ruling

Supreme Court rules State must make payouts to claimants affected by collapse of Setanta Insurance

The State Liquidator and Insurance Compensation Fund (ICF) is now to be held liable for the outstanding Setanta payouts.

From TheJournal.ie Bakers who refused to make 'gay cake' to appeal case all the way to the Supreme Court GAY CAKE GATE

Bakers who refused to make 'gay cake' to appeal case all the way to the Supreme Court

The UK Supreme Court will hear the case in October.

From TheJournal.ie Despite public outcry, US state carries out first in series of executions Ledell Lee

Despite public outcry, US state carries out first in series of executions

Ledell Lee’s execution was among eight inmates originally scheduled to be put to death before a lethal injection drug expires on 30 April.

From TheJournal.ie 'Serve under our laws - not over them': Donald Trump warns new judge to behave Neil Gorsuch

'Serve under our laws - not over them': Donald Trump warns new judge to behave

After his disagreements with court judges over the travel ban, President Trump is asking for obedience from Neil Gorsuch.

From TheJournal.ie 'The nuclear option': Senate Republicans ditch tradition to ensure Trump's Supreme Court pick gets through Filibuster

'The nuclear option': Senate Republicans ditch tradition to ensure Trump's Supreme Court pick gets through

From this point on, any effort in the Senate to hold up a presidential nominee can be overcome with a simple majority.

From TheJournal.ie Father who brought daughter to Disney World during school year loses British Supreme Court case Truancy

Father who brought daughter to Disney World during school year loses British Supreme Court case

In today’s Supreme Court judgment, justices unanimously agreed that the word ‘regularly’ means “in accordance with the rules prescribed by the school”.

From TheJournal.ie Venezuelan court rows back on move to seize power after being accused of coup Coup

Venezuelan court rows back on move to seize power after being accused of coup

The court’s original decision had been condemned internationally.

From TheJournal.ie When a coup is not a coup: Venezuela is edging closer to a full-on democratic catastrophe Coup D'etat

When a coup is not a coup: Venezuela is edging closer to a full-on democratic catastrophe

A number of Latin American countries have hit out at the move.

From TheJournal.ie Trump's pick for top judge has set US politicians on a collision course The Supremes

Trump's pick for top judge has set US politicians on a collision course

A Supreme Court seat has been open for more than 13 months, since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.

From TheJournal.ie Court orders new trial for death row inmate who psychologist said was more dangerous because he is black Texas

Court orders new trial for death row inmate who psychologist said was more dangerous because he is black

“Our law punishes people for what they do, not who they are.”