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# court-case - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Supreme Court rules in favour of man dismissed from job in important test case
# WRC
# WRC

Supreme Court rules in favour of man dismissed from job in important test case

Apr 6th 2021, 8:05 PM 53,648 Views 14 Comments

The appeal by Tomasz Zalewski over the treatment of his complaint alleging unfair dismissal from his job is an important test case.

# court-case - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Newspaper group calls for full trial in Meghan Markle case
# Court Case
# Court Case

Newspaper group calls for full trial in Meghan Markle case

Jan 20th 2021, 3:28 PM 244 Views 0 Comments

A lawyer representing Associated Newspapers, Antony White, told judge Mark Warby that the case “cries out for investigation” and was “wholly unsuitable for summary judgement”.

# court-case - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Trial of Meghan Markle's privacy claim against newspaper postponed
# Duchess Of Sussex
# Duchess Of Sussex

Trial of Meghan Markle's privacy claim against newspaper postponed

Oct 29th 2020, 12:50 PM 19,241 Views 0 Comments

The trial has been adjourned from January until “much later next year”.

# court-case - Sunday 13 September, 2020

'I really can't take it anymore', Zaghari-Ratcliffe says after Iran trial postponed at short notice
# Iran
# Iran

'I really can't take it anymore', Zaghari-Ratcliffe says after Iran trial postponed at short notice

Sep 13th 2020, 4:34 PM 37,064 Views 38 Comments

The British-Iranian national has been detained in Iran since 2016 when she was sentenced to five years in prison.

# court-case - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Court hears mothers were ‘moments from feeding infants baby food laced with blade fragments’
# England
# England

Court hears mothers were ‘moments from feeding infants baby food laced with blade fragments’

Aug 11th 2020, 6:06 PM 58,939 Views 0 Comments

Nigel Wright, 45, denies planting the shards of metal in the baby food found in the Rochdale branch of Tesco.

# court-case - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Meghan Markle applies to High Court to prevent naming of five friends who defended her in media
# Court Case
# Court Case

Meghan Markle applies to High Court to prevent naming of five friends who defended her in media

Jul 9th 2020, 11:49 AM 27,810 Views 0 Comments

The Duchess of Sussex’s friends spoke anonymously to People magazine in the US to defend her over ‘bullying behaviour’ by the British tabloid press.

# court-case - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Elon Musk to face defamation trial today over tweets about diver who helped in Thai cave rescue
# Court Case
# Court Case

Elon Musk to face defamation trial today over tweets about diver who helped in Thai cave rescue

Dec 3rd 2019, 7:33 AM 16,742 Views 16 Comments

Musk claims the phrase “pedo guy” was a common insult where he grew up that is “synonymous with ‘creepy old man’”.

# court-case - Friday 25 October, 2019

Liverpool win court battle with kit supplier New Balance, expected to announce Nike
# Legal Matter
From The42
# Legal Matter

Liverpool win court battle with kit supplier New Balance, expected to announce Nike

Oct 25th 2019, 12:48 PM 10,527 Views 12 Comments

The European champions will see out their current deal before switching brands next season.

# court-case - Saturday 20 July, 2019

'The right decision' - Reece goes from cancelled Connacht deal to the All Blacks
# Debut
From The42
# Debut

'The right decision' - Reece goes from cancelled Connacht deal to the All Blacks

Jul 20th 2019, 9:00 AM 14,948 Views 25 Comments

IRFU CEO Philip Browne believes the union and Connacht made the right call.

# court-case - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Couple who claimed Roundup weedkiller caused their cancer awarded $2 billion in damages
# Monsanto
# Monsanto

Couple who claimed Roundup weedkiller caused their cancer awarded $2 billion in damages

May 14th 2019, 7:06 AM 36,615 Views 57 Comments

A jury in California ordered the payout in what the couple’s legal team called a “historic” damages award.

# court-case - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

'We stand with Philomena': Rally calls on Harris and HSE to settle case of terminally-ill midwife
# Philomena Canning
# Philomena Canning

'We stand with Philomena': Rally calls on Harris and HSE to settle case of terminally-ill midwife

Feb 26th 2019, 3:26 PM 17,408 Views 0 Comments

Philomena Canning, who is suffering from terminal ovarian cancer, is seeking damages from the HSE.

# court-case - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Dublin's Lord Mayor to keep house after bank's €1m claim struck out
# Court
# Court

Dublin's Lord Mayor to keep house after bank's €1m claim struck out

Feb 14th 2019, 1:15 PM 37,775 Views 0 Comments

He and his wife Joyce had a large mortgage debt on their home.

# court-case - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Mourinho handed one-year jail sentence and €2m fine but will not serve time
# Undeclared Income
From The42
# Undeclared Income

Mourinho handed one-year jail sentence and €2m fine but will not serve time

Feb 5th 2019, 12:53 PM 37,199 Views 32 Comments

The former Manchester United and Real Madrid manager has settled his tax fraud case in Spain.

# court-case - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Teen claiming Leaving Cert marks were totted up incorrectly takes State exam board to High Court
# Courts
# Courts

Teen claiming Leaving Cert marks were totted up incorrectly takes State exam board to High Court

Sep 11th 2018, 5:31 PM 55,076 Views 0 Comments

The error could lose her a place on her chosen course in UCD, the court heard.

# court-case - Monday 30 July, 2018

'Either stand up or get out': Varadkar called on to explain why CervicalCheck cases ending up in court
# Smear Test Scandal
# Smear Test Scandal

'Either stand up or get out': Varadkar called on to explain why CervicalCheck cases ending up in court

Updated Jul 30th 2018, 11:55 AM 29,849 Views 61 Comments

In May, Varadkar said court cases relating to the health scandal would be be dealt with through mediation.

# court-case - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Murder, rape and manslaughter: This is what Ireland's courts looked like last year
# Courts Report
# Courts Report

Murder, rape and manslaughter: This is what Ireland's courts looked like last year

Jul 17th 2018, 5:05 PM 13,604 Views 28 Comments

The number of rape trials heard in the Central Criminal Court increased by 22% from 59 in 2016 to 77 last year.

# court-case - Friday 25 May, 2018

Alan Shatter is suing the Irish Times
# Court Case
# Court Case

Alan Shatter is suing the Irish Times

May 25th 2018, 6:00 AM 24,120 Views 0 Comments

It is the second time he has launched legal proceedings against the publication in the past six months.

# court-case - Friday 13 April, 2018

Data Commissioner expected to investigate potential IBRC data breach after complaint made
# Bank Documents
# Bank Documents

Data Commissioner expected to investigate potential IBRC data breach after complaint made

Apr 13th 2018, 12:10 AM 10,817 Views 0 Comments

The Department of Finance confirmed that a former IBRC bank official had IBRC documents, and attempted to use them in an ongoing court case.

# court-case - Saturday 7 April, 2018

'I want to ask him why': Mother of Irish woman killed in India wants to face accused killer
# Danielle Mcloughlin
# Danielle Mcloughlin

'I want to ask him why': Mother of Irish woman killed in India wants to face accused killer

Apr 7th 2018, 11:13 AM 12,212 Views 0 Comments

Andrea Brannigan has been given rare permission to address the alleged murderer of her daughter Danielle during the trial.

# court-case - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Supreme Court dismisses Pro Life Campaign request to become adviser in 'defining the unborn' case
# Constitution
# Constitution

Supreme Court dismisses Pro Life Campaign request to become adviser in 'defining the unborn' case

Feb 7th 2018, 2:23 PM 18,841 Views 172 Comments

The Pro Life Campaign had argued that it had spent “a significant amount of time” on the issue of defining the unborn.

# court-case - Monday 5 February, 2018

Hugh Grant settles phone-hacking damages against UK newspapers
# Mirror Group
# Mirror Group

Hugh Grant settles phone-hacking damages against UK newspapers

Feb 5th 2018, 5:59 PM 18,979 Views 10 Comments

It’s been reported that the case was settled for a six-figure sum.

# court-case - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Charges dropped against one man accused of raping woman after Jason Derulo concert
# Courts
# Courts

Charges dropped against one man accused of raping woman after Jason Derulo concert

Jan 24th 2018, 8:37 PM 24,863 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Paul Butler ruled there was “insufficient evidence” against one of the two men charged in relation to the incident.

# court-case - Saturday 6 January, 2018

'Liberal' barrister fought game changer case that overturned the ban on importing contraceptives
# DONAL BARRINGTON
# DONAL BARRINGTON

'Liberal' barrister fought game changer case that overturned the ban on importing contraceptives

Jan 6th 2018, 10:00 AM 14,644 Views 66 Comments

Former Supreme Court justice Donal Barrington died this week at the age of 89.

# court-case - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Celebrities call for release of woman who killed man who paid for sex with her when she was 16
# Cyntoia Brown
# Cyntoia Brown

Celebrities call for release of woman who killed man who paid for sex with her when she was 16

Nov 23rd 2017, 9:52 AM 55,212 Views 118 Comments

Cyntoia Brown has spent the past 13 years in prison and will not be eligible for parole until she is at least 67.

# court-case - Thursday 14 September, 2017

How much has Ireland's Apple tax appeal cost so far? Over €3.6 million and counting
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

How much has Ireland's Apple tax appeal cost so far? Over €3.6 million and counting

Sep 14th 2017, 12:01 AM 13,149 Views 53 Comments

The government has spent €1.7m on legal fees this year alone.

# court-case - Friday 11 August, 2017

Delivery giant DHL must pay over €70,000 to an accident-prone driver it sacked
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

Delivery giant DHL must pay over €70,000 to an accident-prone driver it sacked

Aug 11th 2017, 6:15 AM 35,604 Views 43 Comments

The court said his dismissal was “disproportionate and unwarranted”.

# court-case - Saturday 29 July, 2017

'Rest in peace, Charlie': Tributes pour in for 11-month-old baby at centre of legal battle who has died
# Charlie Gard
# Charlie Gard

'Rest in peace, Charlie': Tributes pour in for 11-month-old baby at centre of legal battle who has died

Jul 29th 2017, 7:53 AM 22,692 Views 18 Comments

His story dominates the UK papers, and figures such as the Pope and Prime Minister Theresa May have paid tribute.

# court-case - Monday 10 July, 2017

Parents of Charlie Gard to bring 'new evidence' to court in bid for US treatment
# Great Ormond Street
# Great Ormond Street

Parents of Charlie Gard to bring 'new evidence' to court in bid for US treatment

Jul 10th 2017, 8:07 PM 12,766 Views 46 Comments

His father Chris Gard asked a barrister representing the hospital today: “When are you going to start telling the truth?”

Cardinal Pell returns to Australia to face abuse charges
# Court Case
# Court Case

Cardinal Pell returns to Australia to face abuse charges

Jul 10th 2017, 7:59 AM 8,083 Views 0 Comments

The former Sydney and Melbourne archbishop has always maintained his innocence.

# court-case - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Northern Ireland court overturns ruling that abortion laws are in breach of human rights law
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Northern Ireland court overturns ruling that abortion laws are in breach of human rights law

Jun 29th 2017, 8:08 PM 10,094 Views 16 Comments

The court also ruled that the final say on abortion laws should rest with Stormont and the national legislature.

# court-case - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Bungee instructor's poor English 'led to Dutch teen jumping off bridge unsecured'
# Bungee Death
# Bungee Death

Bungee instructor's poor English 'led to Dutch teen jumping off bridge unsecured'

Jun 27th 2017, 10:16 AM 78,441 Views 0 Comments

The instructor is in court to face charges that he caused the teenager’s death.

# court-case - Friday 28 April, 2017

'This wasn't about him not getting a game': Father denies son getting dropped a factor in court case
# Football Bloody Hell
# Football Bloody Hell

'This wasn't about him not getting a game': Father denies son getting dropped a factor in court case

Apr 28th 2017, 5:27 PM 31,727 Views 0 Comments

The now-18-year-old lost a court case alleging that his football team bullied him and caused post-traumatic stress.

# court-case - Friday 31 March, 2017

Denis O'Brien to take his time pondering an appeal after 'disappointing' court ruling
# Next Move
# Next Move

Denis O'Brien to take his time pondering an appeal after 'disappointing' court ruling

Mar 31st 2017, 3:03 PM 12,051 Views 55 Comments

He did say, however, that he was encouraged by some aspects of the courts’ judgement.

# court-case - Monday 13 March, 2017

'I'm still heartbroken': Woman who lost partner and friend in horrific crash in 'substantial' debt
# Setanta Insurance
# Setanta Insurance

'I'm still heartbroken': Woman who lost partner and friend in horrific crash in 'substantial' debt

Mar 13th 2017, 10:02 PM 37,241 Views 0 Comments

Kate Flynn was awarded a large payout but hasn’t received any money due to a long-running legal battle.

# court-case - Friday 10 March, 2017

Blogger awarded £24k in damages after suing Katie Hopkins for defamation
# Think Before You Tweet
# Think Before You Tweet

Blogger awarded £24k in damages after suing Katie Hopkins for defamation

Mar 10th 2017, 3:29 PM 40,184 Views 54 Comments

Jack Monroe’s lawyer said “the price of not saying sorry has been very high” in this case.

# court-case - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Judge hits out at people who let 'dangerous dogs' roam around off-lead and un-muzzled
# Court Case
# Court Case

Judge hits out at people who let 'dangerous dogs' roam around off-lead and un-muzzled

Mar 8th 2017, 2:28 PM 21,287 Views 42 Comments

The comments were made at a hearing where a young boy was awarded €25,000 in damages after being bitten by a neighbour’s German Shepherd.

# court-case - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

British songwriter accuses U2 of ripping off his song
# The Fly
# The Fly

British songwriter accuses U2 of ripping off his song

Mar 1st 2017, 7:47 PM 19,131 Views 40 Comments

The lawsuit says U2 heard his song after signing on with Island Records in 1989.

# court-case - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

'Nothing will ever remove our grief for the life Sadhbh lost': Settlement reached in brain damage case
# Galway
# Galway

'Nothing will ever remove our grief for the life Sadhbh lost': Settlement reached in brain damage case

Feb 28th 2017, 2:27 PM 11,462 Views 4 Comments

Sadhbh Farrell was left with severe cerebral palsy after she failed to receive treatment for jaundice shortly after birth.

# court-case - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Catholic group fails to shut down 'immoral' infidelity dating site
# Court Case
# Court Case

Catholic group fails to shut down 'immoral' infidelity dating site

Feb 12th 2017, 6:30 PM 31,800 Views 58 Comments

The site called its court win a “victory of freedom of speech over religious bigotry”.

# court-case - Monday 6 February, 2017

Syrian refugee sues Facebook Ireland Ltd over defamatory photos
# Fake News
# Fake News

Syrian refugee sues Facebook Ireland Ltd over defamatory photos

Feb 6th 2017, 9:42 PM 20,825 Views 0 Comments

Facebook’s European headquarters are accused of failing to take down doctored images that falsely link the man to Islamist attacks.

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