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#Supreme Court

From TheJournal.ie Cost order to challengers of Children's Referendum could be breach of rights Pay Up

Cost order to challengers of Children's Referendum could be breach of rights

Mattie McGrath said any such order will deter any future petitioners taking cases against authorities.

From TheJournal.ie Irish courts can't cope with any more cuts - Chief Justice Appeals Of The Court

Irish courts can't cope with any more cuts - Chief Justice

Reducing staff numbers any further would do “great and lasting damage”, she said.

From TheJournal.ie Obamacare on the rocks? Controversial law hits major court setback Trouble

Obamacare on the rocks? Controversial law hits major court setback

The ruling means many low and middle-income people could face price hikes.

From TheJournal.ie Bewley's has failed to get a reduction in its rental terms Upward Only

Bewley's has failed to get a reduction in its rental terms

The Café pointed the finger at Nama and the landlord after today’s decision to uphold an appeal against the rate reduction.

From TheJournal.ie Next week, Bewley's Grafton Street could get a cut in its €1.5 million rent Upwards Only

Next week, Bewley's Grafton Street could get a cut in its €1.5 million rent

The High Court has already determined the rent charged by a Johnny Ronan-controlled company should come down.

From TheJournal.ie Dunnes-v-Karen Millen goes to Europe, the result isn't good for the Irish store Who Wore It Better?

Dunnes-v-Karen Millen goes to Europe, the result isn't good for the Irish store

It’s a dispute over a woman’s top and shirt.

From TheJournal.ie Government nominates new Judge to the Supreme Court Legal Eagle

Government nominates new Judge to the Supreme Court

Peter Charleton is a serving Judge of the High Court.

From TheJournal.ie What exactly is collective bargaining? A precise legal definition is on the way Gap In The Law

What exactly is collective bargaining? A precise legal definition is on the way

The cabinet have agreed on plans to reform the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2001.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s been talking about Angela Kerins, the Anglo trial, and President Higgins…

From TheJournal.ie Seanad committee wins appeal over Ivor Callelly expense claims Supreme Court

Seanad committee wins appeal over Ivor Callelly expense claims

The Supreme Court voted 4-3 in favour of the Seanad Committee on Members’ Interests.

From TheJournal.ie Gardagate: Here's what ministers agreed at today's Cabinet meeting Gardagate

Gardagate: Here's what ministers agreed at today's Cabinet meeting

The appointment of a judge to head the Commission of Investigation follows this morning’s Cabinet meeting.

From TheJournal.ie The High Court said that Bewley’s rent should fall. The Supreme Court will today hear an appeal Rent Day

The High Court said that Bewley’s rent should fall. The Supreme Court will today hear an appeal

Ickendel Limited, which is controlled by Johnny Ronan, is appealing the decision.

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court: Domestic abusers can't own guns Overruled

US Supreme Court: Domestic abusers can't own guns

America’s top court has upheld a ruling barring anyone convicted of even a minor domestic violence charge from owning a firearm.

From TheJournal.ie Suspects being questioned by gardaí 'need greater protection' Supreme Court

Suspects being questioned by gardaí 'need greater protection'

The Supreme Court has ruled that anyone being held in custody who requests a lawyer cannot be questioned until they get legal advice.

From TheJournal.ie US government expands legal rights for couples in same-sex marriages Equality

US government expands legal rights for couples in same-sex marriages

All federal courtrooms and prisons will recognise same-sex marriages.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court hears argument over Traveller's right to attend local school Discrimination

Supreme Court hears argument over Traveller's right to attend local school

The Christian Brothers school in Clonmel gives priority to students whose fathers were past pupils – and it’s being argued that this is discriminatory against Travellers.

From TheJournal.ie US judge rules NSA phone surveillance lawful Ok Then

US judge rules NSA phone surveillance lawful

The issue could well end up in the Supreme Court.

From TheJournal.ie Woman who took right-to-die case, Marie Fleming, has passed away RIP
From TheJournal.ie Column: We have bypassed the opportunity to introduce a humane asylum process Opinion

Column: We have bypassed the opportunity to introduce a humane asylum process

Our Minister for Justice has bypassed the opportunity to introduce a humane and expedient way of processing asylum applications in favour of a new, unwieldy system which will lead only to further delays, writes Fiona Hurley.

From TheJournal.ie Lissadell House owners win long-running legal battle over rights-of-way Co Sligo

Lissadell House owners win long-running legal battle over rights-of-way

The Supreme Court has overturned an earlier ruling, which found in favour of Sligo County Council

From TheJournal.ie Column: The Court of Appeal referendum is a blind date with a moral hazard Opinion

Column: The Court of Appeal referendum is a blind date with a moral hazard

The implications of the Court of Appeal referendum are going over people’s heads because most citizens have never had any direct or personal engagement with the Supreme Court, writes Myles Duffy.

From TheJournal.ie The Court of Appeal referendum is one thing all political parties are agreed on Consensus

The Court of Appeal referendum is one thing all political parties are agreed on

Fine Gael, Labour, Fianna Fáil, and Sinn Féin will all be calling for a Yes vote in the referendum to establish a Court of Appeal but their campaigns are expected to be low-key.

From TheJournal.ie PSNI abandons appeal in former IRA hunger striker stop and search case Stop And Search

PSNI abandons appeal in former IRA hunger striker stop and search case

The solicitor for Bernard Fox and his partner said any person who was subject to a stop and search should now issue civil action against the Chief Constable.

From TheJournal.ie ‘He’s very, very pale’: Mick Wallace and Clare Daly met Julian Assange yesterday Wikileaks

‘He’s very, very pale’: Mick Wallace and Clare Daly met Julian Assange yesterday

The independent TDs held a wide-ranging meeting with the Wikileaks founder at the Ecuadorean embassy in London yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie In pics: President Michael D Higgins concludes meeting with the Council of State Abortion Bill This post contains images

In pics: President Michael D Higgins concludes meeting with the Council of State

The President has not yet made an announcement on whether he’ll sign the the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill into law or refer it to the Supreme Court.

From TheJournal.ie Michael Lowry, mortgages and mayors: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Michael Lowry, mortgages and mayors: The week in numbers

Plus: how many times has the Council of State met since 1940?

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is the Council of State and why is it discussing the abortion bill? Abortion

Explainer: What is the Council of State and why is it discussing the abortion bill?

The Council of State is a little-used and largely unknown body but it takes centre stage as it discusses the abortion bill next week. TheJournal.ie explains what it’s all about…

From TheJournal.ie Two judges nominated for the Supreme Court Meet The Supremes

Two judges nominated for the Supreme Court

Two extra judges are being added to the Supreme Court in order to alleviate delays in processing appeals.

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins to convene Council of State over abortion bill Article 26

President Higgins to convene Council of State over abortion bill

Áras an Uachtaráin has said that a meeting will be held next Monday where members of the Council and the President will consider the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

From TheJournal.ie "The punishment must fit the crime" - Garda anger at remission for killer Supreme Court

"The punishment must fit the crime" - Garda anger at remission for killer

The Supreme Court ruled yesterday that Noel Callan, who has been in jail for 28 years, is eligible for remission – but gardaí are angry.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court: Eircom can continue 'three strikes' policy on illegal downloading Copyright

Supreme Court: Eircom can continue 'three strikes' policy on illegal downloading

The Data Protection Commissioner had appealed a High Court ruling which had quashed an earlier decision to order Eircom to suspend it’s ‘three strikes and your out’ agreement with four music companies.

From TheJournal.ie Aww: Bert and Ernie make the cover of The New Yorker in gay marriage celebration Coupledom

Aww: Bert and Ernie make the cover of The New Yorker in gay marriage celebration

The roommates are curled up on a couch watching the US Supreme Court strike down a law restricting the rights of gay people.

From TheJournal.ie Abortion Rights Campaign says it cannot support the abortion bill Abortion

Abortion Rights Campaign says it cannot support the abortion bill

The campaign group has said that the legislation does not satisfy a European court ruling which called on Ireland to clarify its abortion laws.

From TheJournal.ie US voting rights provision struck down for not reflecting racial progress Supreme Court

US voting rights provision struck down for not reflecting racial progress

But one judge said that the law is necessary to protect against “second generation” barriers to voting.

From TheJournal.ie Reilly says he won’t be afraid to suspend abortion service as bill introduced in Dáil Abortion

Reilly says he won’t be afraid to suspend abortion service as bill introduced in Dáil

In a historic moment, the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill has been introduced into the Dáil this morning.

From TheJournal.ie State to appeal ruling in landmark 'surrogate birth cert' case Courts

State to appeal ruling in landmark 'surrogate birth cert' case

The High Court had allowed a biological mother to be included on her child’s birth cert, even though it was carried by a surrogate.

From TheJournal.ie Nurse accused of setting fire to nursing home pleads guilty to killing 11 people Sydney

Nurse accused of setting fire to nursing home pleads guilty to killing 11 people

Roger Dean, a 37-year-old nurse who worked at the nursing home, pleaded guilty to 11 counts of murders on the first day of his trial.

From TheJournal.ie Courts to hold extra September sittings to work through backlog The Supremes

Courts to hold extra September sittings to work through backlog

The Supreme Court and the Court of Criminal Appeal will join the High Court in holding extra sittings to clear a backlog.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council: We've acted in the best interests of Priory Hall residents Priory Hall

Dublin City Council: We've acted in the best interests of Priory Hall residents

The council has re-released a statement issued last week in response to criticism of its handling of the situation which has seen hundreds of former Priory Hall residents living in temporary accommodation since 2011.