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#Contempt of Court

# contempt-of-court - Last year 2021

Former South African leader Jacob Zuma turns himself in for prison term
# Contempt Of Court
# Contempt Of Court

Former South African leader Jacob Zuma turns himself in for prison term

Jul 8th 2021, 7:52 AM 12,601 Views 4 Comments

Zuma decided to hand himself over to authorities to obey the order from the country’s highest court.

Australian media fined for breaching Cardinal George Pell trial gag order
# Contempt Of Court
# Contempt Of Court

Australian media fined for breaching Cardinal George Pell trial gag order

Jun 4th 2021, 6:56 AM 10,706 Views 1 Comment

The news outlets were found guilty of 21 counts of contempt of court for ignoring the gag order.

# contempt-of-court - All time

Key witness who failed to appear during the Aaron Brady murder trial is arrested
# Trial
# Trial

Key witness who failed to appear during the Aaron Brady murder trial is arrested

Oct 6th 2020, 3:45 PM 26,646 Views 0 Comments

He has been released on bail and will face trial for contempt of court.

Meat plants 'will seek to jail protesters' as farmers denounce 'heavy-handed legal tactics'
# China Deal
# China Deal

Meat plants 'will seek to jail protesters' as farmers denounce 'heavy-handed legal tactics'

Updated Aug 28th 2019, 5:47 PM 14,065 Views 43 Comments

There have been reports of scuffles at protests outside plants today.

Irish Daily Mail fined €25,000 over front page headline published during Ana Kriegel trial
# Contempt
# Contempt

Irish Daily Mail fined €25,000 over front page headline published during Ana Kriegel trial

Jul 8th 2019, 1:54 PM 38,253 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Paul McDermott said there was “no effective editorial control over the manner in which the story was conveyed to the public”.

Far-right activist Tommy Robinson found guilty over Facebook broadcast
# Contempt Of Court
# Contempt Of Court

Far-right activist Tommy Robinson found guilty over Facebook broadcast

Jul 5th 2019, 5:08 PM 28,778 Views 0 Comments

Robinson has built a large online following with links to international white nationalist groups.

Judge to decide on editor's role in Ana Kriegel story which led to newspaper being barred from court
# Irish Daily Mail
# Irish Daily Mail

Judge to decide on editor's role in Ana Kriegel story which led to newspaper being barred from court

Jul 4th 2019, 1:37 PM 20,430 Views 0 Comments

Associated News (Ireland) Ltd, owners of the Daily Mail newspaper, accepted its responsibility and pleaded guilty to contempt of court.

Facebook and Twitter representatives to appear before court after Ana Kriegel murderers identified online
# Contempt Of Court
# Contempt Of Court

Facebook and Twitter representatives to appear before court after Ana Kriegel murderers identified online

Jun 19th 2019, 4:48 PM 52,367 Views 0 Comments

The boys, identified in the media only as Boy A and Boy B, were convicted yesterday of murdering Ana Kriegel last year.

Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, aka Tommy Robinson, back in court over contempt charges
# Rally
# Rally

Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, aka Tommy Robinson, back in court over contempt charges

Oct 23rd 2018, 1:53 PM 17,521 Views 0 Comments

The case has been referred to the UK’s Attorney General.

Anti-eviction campaigner given one month suspended sentence over social media video
# Contempt Of Court
# Contempt Of Court

Anti-eviction campaigner given one month suspended sentence over social media video

May 4th 2018, 7:03 AM 24,425 Views 59 Comments

Gilroy admitted making the remarks on a video clip posted on social media.

Couple released from Garda custody after apologising for refusing to leave their Dublin home
# Contempt Of Court
# Contempt Of Court

Couple released from Garda custody after apologising for refusing to leave their Dublin home

May 1st 2018, 9:38 PM 42,168 Views 64 Comments

KBC Bank obtained an order directing the couple to vacate their home in Balbriggan, Co Dublin.

'We need to protect jurors from attempts to influence them through social media'
# Contempt Of Court
# Contempt Of Court

'We need to protect jurors from attempts to influence them through social media'

Jul 29th 2017, 8:30 AM 4,253 Views 60 Comments

Legislating for online and social media is possible and it is necessary, writes Josepha Madigan.

“This makes us homeless" - Tough choices lie ahead for squatters in abandoned Dublin prison
# Debtors' Prison
# Debtors' Prison

“This makes us homeless" - Tough choices lie ahead for squatters in abandoned Dublin prison

Aug 23rd 2016, 6:05 AM 21,324 Views 0 Comments

Squatters at the Debtors’ Prison could face a real jail over disobeying a court order to leave the premises.

Explainer: What happens when a witness walks out of court?
# Ian Bailey Case
# Ian Bailey Case

Explainer: What happens when a witness walks out of court?

Dec 11th 2014, 5:20 PM 24,113 Views 0 Comments

Can you do that?

Be careful what you tweet: British social media users face fines
# Courts
# Courts

Be careful what you tweet: British social media users face fines

Dec 4th 2013, 3:24 PM 26,502 Views 30 Comments

Facebook and Twitter users got official Government warning from today on discussing details of ongoing court cases.

Contempt action to be taken over photos of 'James Bulger's killers'
# James Bulger
# James Bulger

Contempt action to be taken over photos of 'James Bulger's killers'

Feb 27th 2013, 10:30 AM 14,021 Views 72 Comments

Individuals who posted material purporting to show the notorious Jon Venables and Robert Thompson face prosecution by the British government.

Commercial Court to allow cross examination of Quinn family
# Quinn
# Quinn

Commercial Court to allow cross examination of Quinn family

Dec 11th 2012, 4:43 PM 7,060 Views 0 Comments

The order allows IBRC to question them about their about bank accounts as well as the alleged transfer of assets to offshore companies.

Seán Quinn goes to jail for nine weeks
# Quinn
# Quinn

Seán Quinn goes to jail for nine weeks

Nov 2nd 2012, 1:15 PM 29,805 Views 266 Comments

But a decision is still to be made as to whether the man who was once Ireland’s richest will go to jail today.

Seán Quinn Jr to serve sentence in semi open, low security prison
# Quinn
# Quinn

Seán Quinn Jr to serve sentence in semi open, low security prison

Jul 21st 2012, 3:00 PM 8,925 Views 42 Comments

After spending his first night in Mountjoy Jail, Seán Quinn Jr is to be moved to the low-security Training Unit of the prison.

Quinns may face jail over alleged contempt of court
# Courts
# Courts

Quinns may face jail over alleged contempt of court

Feb 14th 2012, 10:53 AM 2,719 Views 0 Comments

The former Anglo Irish Bank has filed a motion seeking to have Sean Quinn and members of his family found in contempt of court.

Pakistani Prime Minister faces contempt of court charge
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistani Prime Minister faces contempt of court charge

Jan 16th 2012, 1:55 PM 894 Views 0 Comments

Yusuf Raza Gilani faces contempt proceedings for failing to carry out a court order to reopen a corruption case against the president.

Priory Hall developer granted stay on three-month sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Priory Hall developer granted stay on three-month sentence

Nov 17th 2011, 2:02 PM 4,584 Views 26 Comments

The High Court had jailed and fined Thomas McFeely over his failure to carry out urgent remedial works on the Donaghmede apartment complex but he won a reprieve against the sentence.

Inquiry into Teresa Treacy Mountjoy interview
# Teresa Treacy
# Teresa Treacy

Inquiry into Teresa Treacy Mountjoy interview

Oct 6th 2011, 8:28 AM 1,073 Views 29 Comments

The 65-year-old has been in jail for contempt of court for over three weeks over her refusal to facilitate court-ordered ESB work on her land.

Daily Mail and the Sun fined £15,000 each for contempt of court
# Contempt
# Contempt

Daily Mail and the Sun fined £15,000 each for contempt of court

Jul 20th 2011, 6:42 PM 391 Views 0 Comments

The publications’ websites carried a photograph of a defendant in a murder trial that showed him holding a firearm.

"Trial by X Factor": increasing evidence of jurors using Facebook to discuss active court cases
# Facebook Trial
# Facebook Trial

"Trial by X Factor": increasing evidence of jurors using Facebook to discuss active court cases

Jun 13th 2011, 10:40 AM 390 Views 0 Comments

In one case in the UK, a multi-million pound trial collapsed after a juror communicated with a defendant on Facebook.