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# high-court - Monday 29 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Asylum seekers go to High Court over ‘unconstitutional’ direct provision Courts

Asylum seekers go to High Court over ‘unconstitutional’ direct provision

Judge Colm Mac Eochaidgh said there was a “need for urgency” for the case given the circumstances of the direct provision system.

From TheJournal.ie Train driver charged with 79 counts of reckless homicide in Spain Train Crash

Train driver charged with 79 counts of reckless homicide in Spain

The 52-year-old driver has been released on bail and forbidden from leaving Spain for six months.

# high-court - Monday 22 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Government declines to comment on €2.47m judgment against Minister John Perry

Government declines to comment on €2.47m judgment against Minister

Minister of State for Small Business, John Perry, and his wife consented to a judgment of €2.47 million being made against them in the Commercial Court today.

From TheJournal.ie Pro-life group says some women are ‘coerced’ into having abortions Abortion

Pro-life group says some women are ‘coerced’ into having abortions

The Society for the Protection of the Unborn made the comment following a recent court case where a man wanted to stop his girlfriend travelling for a termination as he believed she was doing so under duress.

# high-court - Friday 19 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Man withdraws court bid to stop girlfriend travelling for abortion “under duress” Abortion

Man withdraws court bid to stop girlfriend travelling for abortion “under duress”

The man said he had faith in an affidavit signed by the woman’s family.

# high-court - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Man seeks to stop girlfriend travelling abroad for abortion over ‘duress’ fears Abortion

Man seeks to stop girlfriend travelling abroad for abortion over ‘duress’ fears

The man says he believes his girlfriend is being forced by her family to travel abroad for an abortion against her will.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take Five

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# high-court - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Competition Authority starts legal action against doctors Escalating

Competition Authority starts legal action against doctors

The Irish Medical Organisation had a plan to withdraw GP services to protest Government cuts – but the Competition Authority is going to the High Court to stop it.

# high-court - Thursday 11 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Mattie McGrath calls for abortion vote to be suspended Abortion

Mattie McGrath calls for abortion vote to be suspended

The Independent TD tried to force the government to suspend the final vote on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill because a High Court injunction was sought.

From TheJournal.ie Panel chosen for October appeals court referendum Appeals Court

Panel chosen for October appeals court referendum

The vote will ask the public to decide on the existence of an Appeals Court between the High Court and the Supreme Court.

# high-court - Monday 8 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie High Court refuses arrest warrant for Snowden Court

High Court refuses arrest warrant for Snowden

The judge said that the question of where the offence took place is not a minor detail and could have serious consequences.

# high-court - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Musician Jim Corr settles €1.4m debt with ACC Bank Debt

Musician Jim Corr settles €1.4m debt with ACC Bank

The only male member of Irish family band The Corrs was due to be cross-examined by ACC Bank at the Commercial Court today.

# high-court - Friday 28 June, 2013

From Business ETC Bruton insists ‘Pirate Bay’ ruling will not mean bans on legal content Irish SOPA

Bruton insists ‘Pirate Bay’ ruling will not mean bans on legal content

The enterprise minister says the rights of legal internet users are taken into account before any website can be blocked.

# high-court - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Waterford United hoping to avoid High Court date after wind-up petition

It was reported earlier today that former United manager Stephen Henderson had filed the petition over outstanding wages.

# high-court - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie High Court orders six Irish internet providers to block The Pirate Bay Piracy

High Court orders six Irish internet providers to block The Pirate Bay

UPC, Imagine, Digiweb, Vodafone, Three and O2 have been given 30 days to block users’ access to the piracy website.

# high-court - Thursday 6 June, 2013

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.

# high-court - Thursday 16 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Tonight’s Evening Fix… now with added thumbs up (and down) Need To Know

Tonight’s Evening Fix… now with added thumbs up (and down)

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie Court says YouTube video of taxi evasion may be taken down from the internet Social Media

Court says YouTube video of taxi evasion may be taken down from the internet

A High Court judge said today he was surprised that Google and Facebook had not done more to help take down the video.

From TheJournal.ie Breifne O’Brien to sit trial despite ‘negative publicity’ Courts

Breifne O’Brien to sit trial despite ‘negative publicity’

The businessman has failed in his bid to have a theft and deception case thrown out of court because of adverse publicity in the media.

From TheJournal.ie Jim Corr on €778k debt: “I’m a musician, I’m not good at figures” Debt

Jim Corr on €778k debt: “I’m a musician, I’m not good at figures”

The judge in the case said he found it difficult to understand how Corr lives rent-free in a home owned by a friend.

# high-court - Thursday 9 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Clarity sought after ‘Registered Employment Agreements’ deemed unconstitutional Unconstitutional

Clarity sought after ‘Registered Employment Agreements’ deemed unconstitutional

Government has been called on to outline the impact that today’s Supreme Court decision will have on both employees and employers.

# high-court - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Alan Shatter and The Supremes: New judges to deal with courts backlog Courts

Alan Shatter and The Supremes: New judges to deal with courts backlog

The government has approved the appointment of two extra judges to the Supreme Court to deal with the current backlogs, some as long as four years.

From Business ETC Good news: Over 600 jobs saved as B&Q exits examinership Saved

Good news: Over 600 jobs saved as B&Q exits examinership

Around 640 jobs have been saved as the home improvement retailer’s eight stores across the country remain open but one store has closed with nearly 50 jobs lost.

# high-court - Monday 6 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie A new Vice President, and other things that happen if the Seanad is scrapped Seanad

A new Vice President, and other things that happen if the Seanad is scrapped

We have a look at how the constitution may need rewriting if the second House of the Oireachtas is binned.

# high-court - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish legal challenge against UK nuclear power plant Hinkley Point

Irish legal challenge against UK nuclear power plant

An Taisce argues that the decision to build the nuclear power station was made without consultation with the Irish people.

# high-court - Saturday 27 April, 2013

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

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your sunny Saturday morning.

# high-court - Thursday 25 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with added perfectly timed photos Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added perfectly timed photos

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…

From TheJournal.ie Couple take fight to High Court to get daughter back from China Immigration

Couple take fight to High Court to get daughter back from China

Three-year-old Jiayi Shao has been in China since 2009.

From TheJournal.ie EU’s top court says Ireland must pay Waterford Crystal pensions Pensions

EU’s top court says Ireland must pay Waterford Crystal pensions

Ten workers win a major case at the European Court of Justice, which says Ireland is responsible for stepping in.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court to deliver verdict in ‘right to die’ case next week Marie Fleming

Supreme Court to deliver verdict in ‘right to die’ case next week

The court will deliver a verdict in the case of Marie Fleming who is seeking to overturn the ban on assisted suicide.

From TheJournal.ie Hillsborough families to attend pre-inquest hearing today Hillsborough

Hillsborough families to attend pre-inquest hearing today

The pre-inquest hearing at London’s High Court is likely to set a date and location for the full inquests into the death of 96 people at Sheffield’s Hillsborough stadium 24 years ago.

# high-court - Friday 5 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie US court orders wider access for morning after pill regardless of age Morning After Pill

US court orders wider access for morning after pill regardless of age

The judge ruled that current restrictions requiring teens to obtain a prescription were “politically motivated” and “scientifically unjustified”.

# high-court - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

From Business ETC B&Q Athlone store to remain open after negotiation on lease terms Athlone

B&Q Athlone store to remain open after negotiation on lease terms

The store currently employs 45 people and will remain open subject to a successful outcome to examinership.

# high-court - Friday 29 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Video: Pakistani lawyer throws shoe at Musharraf in court Protest

Video: Pakistani lawyer throws shoe at Musharraf in court

The shoe was thrown at the ex-dictator as he walked to a courtroom to extend his bail on charges of conspiracy to murder and sacking judges.

# high-court - Monday 25 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie In landmark decision, court says Bewley’s Grafton Street rent should fall Upward Only Rent Reviews

In landmark decision, court says Bewley’s Grafton Street rent should fall

A court today ruling could have far-reaching implications for upward only rent reviews that commercial businesses have been lobbying to have abolished.

# high-court - Friday 22 March, 2013

Date set for Pistorius bail appeal in South African court

The athlete is set to learn his fate in relation to the decision on March 28.

# high-court - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Two found liable in Omagh bomb civil retrial Omagh

Two found liable in Omagh bomb civil retrial

The retrial found Seamus Daly and Colm Murphy liable on the grounds of trespass to the person.

# high-court - Monday 18 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Insurer ordered to pay costs in data breach case Data Protection

Insurer ordered to pay costs in data breach case

A High Court judgement is being hailed as a landmark ruling which makes businesses legally liable for data protection breaches.

# high-court - Thursday 7 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Interim examiner appointed to ‘Sunday Business Post’ newspaper Newspapers

Interim examiner appointed to ‘Sunday Business Post’ newspaper

Mick McAteer of Grant Thornton is tasked with finding a viable business plan for the paper, which employs 76 people.

# high-court - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie High Court to issue ruling in landmark surrogacy case Courts

High Court to issue ruling in landmark surrogacy case

The parents of twins born to a surrogate mother believe only the genetic mother should appear on their birth certificates.