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#Court Case

# court-case - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Former manager admits to stealing €4.5 million from singer Alanis Morissette
# Embezzling Funds
# Embezzling Funds

Former manager admits to stealing €4.5 million from singer Alanis Morissette

Jan 19th 2017, 11:01 AM 20,554 Views 38 Comments

The accused is said to have used the money to fuel a lavish lifestyle.

# court-case - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Rolf Harris 'groped blind, disabled woman', court hears
# London
# London

Rolf Harris 'groped blind, disabled woman', court hears

Jan 11th 2017, 9:59 PM 17,994 Views 0 Comments

The former TV star is accused of assaulting seven women and girls between 1971 and 2003.

Irish Independent takes legal action against TheLiberal.ie over plagiarism claims
# Copyright Infringement
# Copyright Infringement

Irish Independent takes legal action against TheLiberal.ie over plagiarism claims

Jan 11th 2017, 9:27 PM 28,568 Views 0 Comments

The website is owned by Leo Sherlock who runs the operation as a sole trader.

# court-case - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Mother allegedly gave daughter toxic level of sedative, court hears
# Manslaughter Trial
# Manslaughter Trial

Mother allegedly gave daughter toxic level of sedative, court hears

Nov 29th 2016, 2:43 PM 17,900 Views 0 Comments

Bernadette Scully is on trial for the manslaughter of her daughter Emily Barut at their home.

# court-case - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

University dean awarded €2.7m over false Rolling Stone rape story
# Defamation
# Defamation

University dean awarded €2.7m over false Rolling Stone rape story

Nov 8th 2016, 7:49 AM 23,902 Views 10 Comments

Nicole Eramo had sought $7.5 million (€6.6 million) in damages after an article claimed she had discouraged reporting of an alleged gang rape.

# court-case - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Psychologist says killing was not part of British banker's sadistic fantasy
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Psychologist says killing was not part of British banker's sadistic fantasy

Nov 1st 2016, 11:27 AM 8,242 Views 0 Comments

Mental health experts giving evidence in his trial said he was not in control of his actions.

# court-case - Monday 22 February, 2016

Taylor Swift donates $250k to help Kesha's 'financial needs'
# Court Case
# Court Case

Taylor Swift donates $250k to help Kesha's 'financial needs'

Feb 22nd 2016, 8:07 AM 30,716 Views 44 Comments

A judge refused to end the singer’s six-album contract with Sony.

# court-case - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Mass murderer Anders Breivik taking case against state over prison conditions
# Norway
# Norway

Mass murderer Anders Breivik taking case against state over prison conditions

Jan 5th 2016, 8:17 AM 14,858 Views 44 Comments

He killed 77 people in a bombing and shooting rampage in 2011.

# court-case - Friday 4 December, 2015

Woman with Down syndrome could not consent to sex, court told
# Dublin
# Dublin

Woman with Down syndrome could not consent to sex, court told

Dec 4th 2015, 6:45 PM 19,999 Views 0 Comments

A man is accused of luring the woman back to his house and raping her after she became separated from her mother.

# court-case - Monday 2 November, 2015

'My childhood was like a war zone': Daughter says father's abuse ruined her life
# James Broderick
# James Broderick

'My childhood was like a war zone': Daughter says father's abuse ruined her life

Nov 2nd 2015, 3:01 PM 17,876 Views 13 Comments

Rita Broderick was raped and sexually abused as a young girl. She has described her father’s seven year sentence as a ‘good outcome’.

# court-case - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Landlady "killed in row over the number of baths lodger had"
# Bristol
# Bristol

Landlady "killed in row over the number of baths lodger had"

Oct 21st 2015, 9:07 AM 22,420 Views 0 Comments

The trial continues in Bristol.

# court-case - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Snowden leaks provided momentum to bring us to this crucial point in data protection
# Opinion
# Opinion

Snowden leaks provided momentum to bring us to this crucial point in data protection

Oct 7th 2015, 5:00 PM 267 Views 45 Comments

It’s important to pause and consider the manner in which Edward Snowden has influenced the direction of EU data protection law, writes Maria Helen Murphy.

# court-case - Saturday 4 July, 2015

Woman tells court how she stuck knife into partner during fight
# Louth
# Louth

Woman tells court how she stuck knife into partner during fight

Jul 4th 2015, 9:15 AM 11,986 Views 0 Comments

The accused pleaded not guilty to his murder.

# court-case - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Man who attacked two people on a Dublin Bus told victim: "I'm going to kill you"
# Courts
# Courts

Man who attacked two people on a Dublin Bus told victim: "I'm going to kill you"

Jun 4th 2015, 5:01 PM 19,644 Views 0 Comments

The 26-year-old accused had taken a large amount of alcohol and tablets when he assaulted the two people.

# court-case - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Nun portrayed in Dead Man Walking movie says Boston bomber is remorseful
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

Nun portrayed in Dead Man Walking movie says Boston bomber is remorseful

May 12th 2015, 8:44 AM 11,621 Views 19 Comments

A jury will decide if he should be sentenced to death or life without parole.

# court-case - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Gamblers in Vegas are suing Manny Pacquiao for not revealing his shoulder injury
# Lawsuit
From The42
# Lawsuit

Gamblers in Vegas are suing Manny Pacquiao for not revealing his shoulder injury

May 6th 2015, 7:33 AM 4,874 Views 0 Comments

People who purchased the event on pay-per-view are also expected to form part of the class action suit.

# court-case - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleads guilty to threat to kill
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleads guilty to threat to kill

Apr 21st 2015, 7:51 AM 9,759 Views 0 Comments

Rudd had previously denied all allegations against him.

# court-case - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Robin Williams' family fight over his Oscar - but don't want to go to court
# Family Fight
# Family Fight

Robin Williams' family fight over his Oscar - but don't want to go to court

Mar 31st 2015, 10:09 AM 21,826 Views 19 Comments

The dispute centres on objects related to the actor’s career, such as his 1998 Oscar.

# court-case - Sunday 15 March, 2015

The messy legal battle for who actually owns Oskar Schindler's lists
# Court Case
# Court Case

The messy legal battle for who actually owns Oskar Schindler's lists

Mar 15th 2015, 10:30 AM 20,715 Views 25 Comments

Forty years after his death, a court case is playing out in Jerusalem over Oskar Schindler’s belongings.

# court-case - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

On the 19th: Legal dispute between Rory McIlroy and Horizon settled out of court
# All Over
# All Over

On the 19th: Legal dispute between Rory McIlroy and Horizon settled out of court

Feb 4th 2015, 10:55 PM 36,186 Views 49 Comments

No details have been released about the size of the settlement, though.

# court-case - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

"I am a symphysiotomy survivor. I am glad it's all over"
# Court
# Court

"I am a symphysiotomy survivor. I am glad it's all over"

Feb 3rd 2015, 5:08 PM 11,501 Views 0 Comments

A symphysiotomy case settled in the High Court for undisclosed fee

# court-case - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Christmas is not an excuse for delays: State told to find teenage girl in care a place to live
# Family Court
# Family Court

Christmas is not an excuse for delays: State told to find teenage girl in care a place to live

Dec 20th 2014, 8:15 AM 8,226 Views 0 Comments

The solicitor for the Child and Family Agency wanted the case adjourned until January.

# court-case - Thursday 20 November, 2014

On this day in 1945, Hitler's henchmen faced the Nuremberg trial
# Nazi Trial
# Nazi Trial

On this day in 1945, Hitler's henchmen faced the Nuremberg trial

Nov 20th 2014, 7:30 AM 12,215 Views 124 Comments

Under Nazi rule, more than 6 million Jews were killed.

# court-case - Friday 14 November, 2014

High Court rules direct provision does not breach human rights
# Ruling
# Ruling

High Court rules direct provision does not breach human rights

Nov 14th 2014, 3:32 PM 11,678 Views 62 Comments

The €19.10 payment and the operation of direct provision were not deemed unlawful.

# court-case - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Lydia Foy settles transgender birth cert case against the State
# Court
# Court

Lydia Foy settles transgender birth cert case against the State

Oct 28th 2014, 4:55 PM 12,274 Views 49 Comments

The settlement was made following a “firm intention” by Government to introduce a Gender Recognition Bill.

# court-case - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Why have there been no prosecutions for female genital mutilation in Ireland?
# Law On Paper
# Law On Paper

Why have there been no prosecutions for female genital mutilation in Ireland?

Aug 3rd 2014, 8:15 AM 10,893 Views 68 Comments

FGM was outlawed in Ireland two years ago, but no one has been convicted under the new law yet.

# court-case - Friday 1 August, 2014

Cost order to challengers of Children's Referendum could be breach of rights
# Pay Up
# Pay Up

Cost order to challengers of Children's Referendum could be breach of rights

Aug 1st 2014, 7:15 AM 3,967 Views 9 Comments

Mattie McGrath said any such order will deter any future petitioners taking cases against authorities.

# court-case - Monday 28 July, 2014

Russia ordered to pay Yukos shareholders $50 billion for violating international law
# Pay Out
# Pay Out

Russia ordered to pay Yukos shareholders $50 billion for violating international law

Jul 28th 2014, 11:27 AM 8,206 Views 15 Comments

It was unanimously held that Russian authorities forced Yukos into bankruptcy.

# court-case - Friday 11 July, 2014

High Court ruling may result in the dismissal of many speeding cases
# Speed Check
# Speed Check

High Court ruling may result in the dismissal of many speeding cases

Jul 11th 2014, 7:18 PM 17,491 Views 35 Comments

Justice Kearns said it is ‘insufficient’ for the gardaí to state that it is ‘normal or usually the case’ that the photographic record is included with the summons.

# court-case - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

"We close the case for the defence." - It's down to closing arguments in the Pistorius trial
# On Trial
# On Trial

"We close the case for the defence." - It's down to closing arguments in the Pistorius trial

Jul 8th 2014, 11:02 AM 9,669 Views 10 Comments

The trial will break until 7 August when both sides will make their last arguments.

# court-case - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

More people who say they were abused by Rolf Harris have come forward
# Abuse
# Abuse

More people who say they were abused by Rolf Harris have come forward

Jul 1st 2014, 8:26 AM 9,647 Views 29 Comments

Rolf Harris is due to be sentenced on Friday after being found guilty of 12 counts of indecent assault.

# court-case - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Dublin City and County Courts set for first overhaul in decades
# Court Services
# Court Services

Dublin City and County Courts set for first overhaul in decades

Jun 4th 2014, 3:10 PM 6,623 Views 2 Comments

With no change, the Court Services said they will have to cut back services.

# court-case - Monday 28 April, 2014

Judicial review of Facebook data case to begin in High Court tomorrow
# Data Privacy
# Data Privacy

Judicial review of Facebook data case to begin in High Court tomorrow

Apr 28th 2014, 11:42 AM 7,009 Views 5 Comments

The Europe V Facebook group launched the action last year after the Irish Data Protection Commissioner decided not to investigate Facebook over its involvement in the NSA’s PRISM surveillance program.

# court-case - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Dead rat stench and mice on desks: Woman gets €20k over rodents at work
# PHOBIA
# PHOBIA

Dead rat stench and mice on desks: Woman gets €20k over rodents at work

Feb 12th 2014, 9:35 AM 45,929 Views 57 Comments

Amanda Byrne said she had a life-long phobia and was petrified to go to work in case a rat or mouse crossed her path.

# court-case - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Funeral of Tom O'Gorman to be held tomorrow
# RIP
# RIP

Funeral of Tom O'Gorman to be held tomorrow

Jan 23rd 2014, 8:01 AM 16,139 Views 0 Comments

The removal will take place this evening in Castleknock.

# court-case - Saturday 11 January, 2014

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# The 9 At 9
# The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Jan 11th 2014, 8:54 AM 7,420 Views 0 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your day.

# court-case - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Video: Police shouted down after verdict in London riots case
# Mark Duggan
# Mark Duggan

Video: Police shouted down after verdict in London riots case

Jan 8th 2014, 10:41 PM 12,708 Views 93 Comments

There were angry scenes outside a London court this evening after a jury found that Mark Duggan had been lawfully killed.

# court-case - Monday 16 December, 2013

HSE paid out over €255m on legal fees since 2005
# Legal Battle
# Legal Battle

HSE paid out over €255m on legal fees since 2005

Dec 16th 2013, 6:45 AM 5,218 Views 14 Comments

The legal fees bill reached over €46.5m in 2012, an increase of more than €10 million on 2011.

# court-case - Friday 6 December, 2013

Sean Dunne fails in bid to overturn bankruptcy
# Bankrupt
# Bankrupt

Sean Dunne fails in bid to overturn bankruptcy

Dec 6th 2013, 4:24 PM 9,365 Views 39 Comments

“I am a victim of lots of inaccurate publicity” Sean Dunne is quoted as saying in an email used as evidence in court.