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#Supreme Court

From TheJournal.ie 'It was worth it': Woman who could lose millions for taking Supreme Court case Children's Referendum

'It was worth it': Woman who could lose millions for taking Supreme Court case

Joanna Jordan petition to overturn the result of the 2012 referendum was rejected yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie The Children's Referendum will not have to be held again Final Decision

The Children's Referendum will not have to be held again

The referendum passed by 58% voting yes and 42% voting no.

From TheJournal.ie Graham Dwyer likely to lodge appeal against conviction Graham Dwyer Trial

Graham Dwyer likely to lodge appeal against conviction

There were numerous legal arguments that Dwyer’s legal team could argue are grounds for appeal.

From TheJournal.ie Man made pay his ex-girlfriend €9,000 after posting a video of them having sex online Revenge Porn

Man made pay his ex-girlfriend €9,000 after posting a video of them having sex online

He uploaded the video to two pornographic websites three years ago.

From TheJournal.ie You can now sue your ex-spouse DECADES after the divorce Love Hurts

You can now sue your ex-spouse DECADES after the divorce

In the UK that is. Useful if your ex becomes rich

From TheJournal.ie The Supreme Court is leaving Dublin for the first time ever Courting Favour

The Supreme Court is leaving Dublin for the first time ever

It’s the first time the court has left the Four Courts since 1931.

From TheJournal.ie America will let this Muslim prisoner grow a beard SCOTUS

America will let this Muslim prisoner grow a beard

The nine justices acknowledged the validity of prison officials’ security concerns — that inmates could hide weapons or other contraband inside their whiskers.

From TheJournal.ie SIPTU call for changes to upward-only rent reviews after closure of Bewley's Boom Time Rents

SIPTU call for changes to upward-only rent reviews after closure of Bewley's

The Café had a decision ruling for a reduction in their rent overturned last year.

From TheJournal.ie Midwives 'forced to leave profession because they refuse to partake in abortions' Supreme Court

Midwives 'forced to leave profession because they refuse to partake in abortions'

The UK’s highest court ruled on the matter this morning.

From TheJournal.ie The number of female judges has hit a record high Lady Justice

The number of female judges has hit a record high

Exactly one third of judges in the country are women.

From TheJournal.ie Rapper jailed for posting lyrics on Facebook threatening to kill ex-wife Soaked In Blood

Rapper jailed for posting lyrics on Facebook threatening to kill ex-wife

Anthony Elonis (AKA Tone Dougie) says the threats weren’t real.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should a baby's genetic mother appear on their birth cert after surrogacy? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should a baby's genetic mother appear on their birth cert after surrogacy?

The Supreme Court rules this week that only the birth mother’s name can appear. Do you agree?

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Legislation is urgently needed following Supreme Court ruling on surrogacy Reproduction

Opinion: Legislation is urgently needed following Supreme Court ruling on surrogacy

It is a fact of life that parents will enter into arrangements of whereby a third party bears their child – so we need legislation that deals directly with surrogacy.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Sheep farmer wins appeal against State over foot and mouth compensation Supreme Court

Sheep farmer wins appeal against State over foot and mouth compensation

Brendan Rafferty lost almost 700 sheep in 2001.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar promises legislation on surrogacy and egg and sperm donation Genetics

Leo Varadkar promises legislation on surrogacy and egg and sperm donation

The family in this case has said it is “very disappointed but every hopeful”.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court says only the birth mother - not genetic mother - can appear on birth cert Mother And Baby

Supreme Court says only the birth mother - not genetic mother - can appear on birth cert

The State mother has insisted that only the birth mother can be on the birth cert.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the newly appointed Court of Appeal judges who start work next week Justice

Here are the newly appointed Court of Appeal judges who start work next week

Chief Justice, Justice Susan Denham said the court will help with delays in the system.

From TheJournal.ie Gay marriage extended to five more American states Landmark Ruling

Gay marriage extended to five more American states

A Supreme Court decision today means that same-sex couples can now marry in up to 30 states in the US.

From TheJournal.ie Works to continue on Kilkenny bridges ahead of October court date Supreme Court

Works to continue on Kilkenny bridges ahead of October court date

The case will be heard again in court on 20 October.

From TheJournal.ie NAMA dealing with 21 legal proceedings against it - both home and away NAMA

NAMA dealing with 21 legal proceedings against it - both home and away

The ghosts of developers stung are coming back to haunt the State’s bad bank.

From TheJournal.ie Surrogacy under the spotlight: How Ireland plans to handle this legal minefield Parents

Surrogacy under the spotlight: How Ireland plans to handle this legal minefield

There are no laws governing surrogacy in Ireland, but they are on the way. Here’s what it will include.

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