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#Supreme Court

# 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.

# supreme-court - Monday 10 April, 2017

'Serve under our laws - not over them': Donald Trump warns new judge to behave

After his disagreements with court judges over the travel ban, President Trump is asking for obedience from Neil Gorsuch.

# supreme-court - Thursday 6 April, 2017

'The nuclear option': Senate Republicans ditch tradition to ensure Trump's Supreme Court pick gets through

From this point on, any effort in the Senate to hold up a presidential nominee can be overcome with a simple majority.

Father who brought daughter to Disney World during school year loses British Supreme Court case

In today’s Supreme Court judgment, justices unanimously agreed that the word ‘regularly’ means “in accordance with the rules prescribed by the school”.

# supreme-court - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Venezuelan court rows back on move to seize power after being accused of coup

The court’s original decision had been condemned internationally.

# supreme-court - Friday 31 March, 2017

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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.

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.

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