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#Supreme Court

# supreme-court - Thursday 7 June, 2018

'All eyes are on the UK government': Who'll be the first to make moves to change NI's abortion laws?

A Supreme Court decision made today has led to continued calls for a change to Northern Ireland’s abortion laws.

UK Supreme Court to rule on whether the North's abortion laws violate human rights

If the court rules that it does, it could lead to Westminster legislating for abortion in the North.

# supreme-court - Monday 4 June, 2018

US Supreme Court sides with baker who refused to make same-sex couple's wedding cake

The court ruled that an initial judgement against Jack Phillips had shown a ‘clear and impermissible hostility’ towards his ‘sincere religious beliefs’.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Bakers in 'gay cake' row to have appeal heard in Supreme Court today

It is the first time the UK Supreme Court has heard a case in Northern Ireland.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Supreme Court: Minister's decision left two Mauritian families in 'Catch 22' situation

Both students had been studying and working the country for 11 years and were directed to leave after a policy change.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Supreme Court told that judges have no power to decide if Dáil privilege is being used correctly

Denis O’Brien’s legal team has argued that TDs’ “extraordinary privilege” had led to a breach of his privacy in 2015.

# supreme-court - Monday 23 April, 2018

Denis O'Brien's privacy vs Dáil privilege: Arguments in businessman's Supreme Court appeal

He’s also contesting the decision that he should pay the costs of the High Court case that went against him.

# supreme-court - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'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.

# supreme-court - Saturday 10 March, 2018

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.

# supreme-court - Thursday 8 March, 2018

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.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

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.

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.

# supreme-court - Thursday 22 February, 2018

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.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

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.

# supreme-court - Sunday 18 February, 2018

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.

# supreme-court - Friday 9 February, 2018

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.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

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.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

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.

# supreme-court - Monday 22 January, 2018

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.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

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.

# supreme-court - Saturday 11 November, 2017

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.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Supreme Court proceedings have been broadcast for the first time in State history

The decision to allow cameras was made recently.

# supreme-court - Monday 23 October, 2017

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.”

# supreme-court - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

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.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

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.

# supreme-court - Thursday 17 August, 2017

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.

# supreme-court - Friday 28 July, 2017

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.

# supreme-court - Thursday 27 July, 2017

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.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

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

The men face up to five years in prison.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

# supreme-court - Thursday 29 June, 2017

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.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

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.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

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

Yesterday, the Supreme Court partially reinstated the ban.

# supreme-court - Monday 26 June, 2017

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.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

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.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

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.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

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.

# supreme-court - Thursday 25 May, 2017

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.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

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.

# supreme-court - Friday 21 April, 2017

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.

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