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#Supreme Court

# supreme-court - Friday 31 March, 2017

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.

# supreme-court - Thursday 23 March, 2017

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.

# supreme-court - Thursday 23 February, 2017

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.”

# supreme-court - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Bomb blast at Afghanistan's Supreme Court kills at least 19 Attack

Bomb blast at Afghanistan's Supreme Court kills at least 19

The bomber detonated the device as employees were boarding a bus to go home.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The Criminal Assets Bureau says it's now ready to sell John Gilligan's former houses Jessbrook

The Criminal Assets Bureau says it's now ready to sell John Gilligan's former houses

A Supreme Court decision today paved the way for more sales.

From TheJournal.ie John Gilligan has lost his appeal to hold onto properties seized by CAB CAB

John Gilligan has lost his appeal to hold onto properties seized by CAB

He must now vacate the three properties, including Jessbrook – his beloved equestrian centre in Kildare.

From TheJournal.ie Trump tilts balance of power by unveiling new conservative Supreme Court judge He's My Man

Trump tilts balance of power by unveiling new conservative Supreme Court judge

The move puts conservatives back in the majority in the Supreme Court.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for life for murder of Limerick rugby player loses Supreme Court appeal Supreme Court

Man jailed for life for murder of Limerick rugby player loses Supreme Court appeal

Barry Doyle shot and killed Shane Geoghegan in a case of mistaken identity in Limerick in November 2008.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Germany's top court rejects bid to ban far-right NPD party Insignificant

Germany's top court rejects bid to ban far-right NPD party

The party was deemed to be “too insignificant” to pose a threat.

# supreme-court - Friday 16 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Joan Collins says the Supreme Court "sided against the Irish people" in rejecting her promissory note appeal Prom Night Revisited

Joan Collins says the Supreme Court "sided against the Irish people" in rejecting her promissory note appeal

Earlier, the State’s highest court rejected the independent TD’s challenge to the decision to use public money to aid institutions like Anglo Irish Bank in 2010.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Around 20 Indian cinema-goers arrested for failing to stand for national anthem Supreme Court

Around 20 Indian cinema-goers arrested for failing to stand for national anthem

In October, a wheelchair-user was assaulted in a Mumbai cinema for failing to stand for the anthem.

# supreme-court - Friday 11 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Calls for legislation on definition of consent following Supreme Court ruling in rape case Dublin Rape Crisis Centre

Calls for legislation on definition of consent following Supreme Court ruling in rape case

It found that an honest belief of consent would be a good defence for an accused, even if the belief is unreasonable.

# supreme-court - Friday 22 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Joe O'Reilly granted legal aid to pursue Supreme Court appeal Courts

Joe O'Reilly granted legal aid to pursue Supreme Court appeal

In July 2007, he was found guilty and sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of his wife Rachel.

# supreme-court - Monday 27 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Victory for pro-choice movement as US Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion rules SCOTUS

Victory for pro-choice movement as US Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion rules

The ruling has been made in the most important abortion case in a generation.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Government to appeal decision to protect Moore Street battlefield site to Supreme Court Courts

Government to appeal decision to protect Moore Street battlefield site to Supreme Court

The Moore Street site was ruled a “battlefield site” by the High Court in March.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Joan Collins' prom note appeal makes it all the way to the Supreme Court today Prom Night

Joan Collins' prom note appeal makes it all the way to the Supreme Court today

The deputy’s challenge against the €31 billion promissory note deal was rejected by the High Court.

# supreme-court - Monday 7 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "A colossus of the legal world." - Tributes paid after death of Supreme Court judge Adrian Hardiman

"A colossus of the legal world." - Tributes paid after death of Supreme Court judge

Hardiman was one of the most well-known barristers in the country before his appointment to the State’s highest court.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Obama asks Republicans to 'rise above the venom' after judge's unexpected death Supreme Court

Obama asks Republicans to 'rise above the venom' after judge's unexpected death

Since Antonin Scalia’s death, White House lawyers and advisers have been scrambling to refine and vet a list of potential replacements.

From TheJournal.ie As many as 30 lives a month are saved because of the injection centre this woman co-founded Changing Attitudes

As many as 30 lives a month are saved because of the injection centre this woman co-founded

TheJournal.ie speaks to the woman who opened North America’s only injection centre.

# supreme-court - Sunday 14 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie How the death of this Supreme Court judge has sparked a huge political battle Justice

How the death of this Supreme Court judge has sparked a huge political battle

The coming months will see clashes between Republicans and Democrats as Obama tries to confirm a successor before he leaves the White House.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Two votes in it. 10 spoiled votes. This Kerry election recount just got interesting... Day Of Reckoning

Two votes in it. 10 spoiled votes. This Kerry election recount just got interesting...

The initial ballot in the Listowel local election in 2014 saw independent Dan Kiely lose out to Fine Gael’s Mike Kennelly by just two votes after a recount.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "I genuinely think what I'm doing is right" - gender quotas appeal heading for Supreme Court Not Quitting

"I genuinely think what I'm doing is right" - gender quotas appeal heading for Supreme Court

Fianna Fáil activist Brian Mohan is to take his legal challenge against gender quotas to the Supreme Court after his initial action was rejected today.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie There were some familiar faces at this morning's Council of State meeting Supreme Court

There were some familiar faces at this morning's Council of State meeting

President Higgins called the meeting to discuss asylum laws that were ‘rushed’ through the Dáil.

# supreme-court - Thursday 17 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This man's Supreme Court win could have big consequences for future elections Total Recount

This man's Supreme Court win could have big consequences for future elections

The Supreme Court has ordered a total recount of local election votes in the Listowel area.

# supreme-court - Thursday 26 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Israeli transgender activist wins right for cremations against the wish of her religious parents Orthodox Jewish

Israeli transgender activist wins right for cremations against the wish of her religious parents

This follows a ruling by the country’s Supreme Court.

# supreme-court - Thursday 5 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Kildare man wins appeal in Supreme Court and won't be forced to sell his family home to the IDA Supreme Court

Kildare man wins appeal in Supreme Court and won't be forced to sell his family home to the IDA

The four-year battle comes to a conclusion today.

# supreme-court - Friday 28 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The appeals against the marriage referendum result are in the last chance saloon END IN SIGHT

The appeals against the marriage referendum result are in the last chance saloon

Both parties involved have lodged an application to appeal with the Supreme Court.

# supreme-court - Thursday 30 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Varoufakis could face treason charges for planning alternative currency Eurozone

Varoufakis could face treason charges for planning alternative currency

His immunity to prosecution as a member of parliament must be revoked first.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie America has ended its ban on gay leaders (but there's an opt-out for church-backed troops) Bitter Dispute

America has ended its ban on gay leaders (but there's an opt-out for church-backed troops)

The organisation has been under pressure to do so since June’s US Supreme Court ruling to allow same-sex marriage nationwide.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Woman who challenged referendum landed with huge bill for court costs Children's Referendum

Woman who challenged referendum landed with huge bill for court costs

The overall costs of the appeal is believed to be over €1 million.

# supreme-court - Monday 29 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Texas is fighting back against US marriage equality America

Texas is fighting back against US marriage equality

The state’s attorney general said Texans ‘must speak with one voice against this lawlessness’.

# supreme-court - Friday 26 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge 19 of the loveliest brand reactions to today's US marriage equality ruling Love Is Love

19 of the loveliest brand reactions to today's US marriage equality ruling

Nice work, advertising departments.

# supreme-court - Thursday 25 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Chef who was paid just 51c an hour will finally get the wages he was owed Mohammed Younis

Chef who was paid just 51c an hour will finally get the wages he was owed

Muhammad Younis was forced to work up to 80 hours a week in a Clondalkin restaurant.

# supreme-court - Friday 29 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This woman has just been made to hand over €2 billion to her daughter Gina Rinehart

This woman has just been made to hand over €2 billion to her daughter

Gina Rinehart was ranked the 37th most powerful woman in the world this week by Forbes magazine.

# supreme-court - Saturday 9 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie It would be "insane" to pass this referendum - former Fine Gael councillor Marriage Ref

It would be "insane" to pass this referendum - former Fine Gael councillor

Professor Bill Tormey has clarified why he’ll be voting no on 22 May.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie End of the (Vico) road? The O'Donnells have until 12 noon tomorrow to leave Gorse Hill Time Is Running Out

End of the (Vico) road? The O'Donnells have until 12 noon tomorrow to leave Gorse Hill

The Supreme Court blocked their latest legal appeal this afternoon.

# supreme-court - Saturday 25 April, 2015

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.

# supreme-court - Friday 24 April, 2015

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.

# supreme-court - Monday 20 April, 2015

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.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

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.