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#Court Case

# court-case - Friday 6 December, 2013

Cocaine, cannabis, crystal meth and a gun seized in Longford
# Seizure
# Seizure

Cocaine, cannabis, crystal meth and a gun seized in Longford

Dec 6th 2013, 9:55 AM 14,175 Views 72 Comments

A man in his 20s is to appear in court today in relation to the seizure.

# court-case - Friday 29 November, 2013

Parents of Dylan Gaffney Hayes release statement about €8.5m HSE settlement
# Statement In Full
# Statement In Full

Parents of Dylan Gaffney Hayes release statement about €8.5m HSE settlement

Nov 29th 2013, 11:05 PM 19,716 Views 50 Comments

The family of Dylan Gaffney Hayes, who suffered catastrophic brain injuries during birth, was awarded a settlement of €8.5 million in the High Court today.

Charles Saatchi 'has no proof' Nigella Lawson took drugs
# Court Case
# Court Case

Charles Saatchi 'has no proof' Nigella Lawson took drugs

Nov 29th 2013, 10:59 PM 9,320 Views 19 Comments

Charles Saatchi appeared in court today to give evidence in the trial of sisters Elisabetta and Francesca Grillo.

Peaches Geldof defends tweeting names of mothers involved in Lostprophets court case
# Tweets
# Tweets

Peaches Geldof defends tweeting names of mothers involved in Lostprophets court case

Nov 29th 2013, 10:58 AM 25,038 Views 83 Comments

Bob Geldof’s daughter could face charges for the

# court-case - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Man charged in relation to murder investigation in Lixnaw
# Charged
# Charged

Man charged in relation to murder investigation in Lixnaw

Nov 28th 2013, 10:17 PM 13,648 Views 0 Comments

The 19-year-old will appear in court tomorrow.

# court-case - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Irish nanny charged with murder in Massachusetts to appear in court
# Aisling Brady McCarthy
# Aisling Brady McCarthy

Irish nanny charged with murder in Massachusetts to appear in court

Nov 19th 2013, 7:18 AM 13,238 Views 0 Comments

Aisling Brady McCarthy, originally from Cavan, has denied all charges against her.

# court-case - Monday 11 November, 2013

# court-case - Saturday 26 October, 2013

‘Accountability and lessons need to be learnt from the deaths of Bray fire men’
# Fire Service
# Fire Service

‘Accountability and lessons need to be learnt from the deaths of Bray fire men’

Oct 26th 2013, 7:30 AM 4,862 Views 10 Comments

The IFESA, local Wicklow councillors and family of the deceased firemen are asking for a full fire service to be rolled out.

# court-case - Friday 25 October, 2013

Wicklow Council fined €355k over Bray firemen deaths
# Bray Fire Officers
# Bray Fire Officers

Wicklow Council fined €355k over Bray firemen deaths

Oct 25th 2013, 9:50 PM 11,257 Views 33 Comments

The local authority pleaded guilty to three charges related to the deaths of Mark O’Shaughnessy and Brian Murray who died fighting a blaze in Bray in 2007. The maximum possible fine was €3 million.

# court-case - Monday 21 October, 2013

Adams: 'I've committed no offence, I did the best I could under difficult circumstances'
# Gerry Adams
# Gerry Adams

Adams: 'I've committed no offence, I did the best I could under difficult circumstances'

Oct 21st 2013, 10:23 AM 7,742 Views 83 Comments

Gerry Adams today questioned why the police and the social services did not launch an investigation into his niece’s abuse in 1987.

# court-case - Friday 18 October, 2013

Medical team pulled a stone from the back of Natasha McShane's throat
# Brutal Attack
# Brutal Attack

Medical team pulled a stone from the back of Natasha McShane's throat

Oct 18th 2013, 10:25 AM 39,021 Views 20 Comments

The trauma surgeon who treated Natasha said there three separate lacerations were discovered and there was a lot of blood.

# court-case - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Berlin museum seeks return of ancient gold tablet taken to US after the Holocaust
# Dispute
# Dispute

Berlin museum seeks return of ancient gold tablet taken to US after the Holocaust

Oct 15th 2013, 3:12 PM 3,853 Views 31 Comments

The tablet was brought to the US by a Holocaust survivor after surviving the Auschwitz concentration camp.

# court-case - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Poll: Do you think the law should be changed to allow for assisted suicide?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Do you think the law should be changed to allow for assisted suicide?

Sep 26th 2013, 9:23 AM 12,754 Views 174 Comments

A man in Canada recorded a video eight days before he died asking for the laws on assisted suicide to be changed – what’s your view?

# court-case - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Kate McCann in Portuguese court for libel case against police chief
# Madeleine McCann
# Madeleine McCann

Kate McCann in Portuguese court for libel case against police chief

Sep 12th 2013, 3:26 PM 14,218 Views 0 Comments

The former detective published a book alleging that Madeleine McCann’s parents were involved in her disappearance from a vacation home in 2007.

# court-case - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

DNA database is one more tool that will help catch perpetrators, says RCNI
# DNA Testing
# DNA Testing

DNA database is one more tool that will help catch perpetrators, says RCNI

Sep 11th 2013, 3:15 PM 3,382 Views 27 Comments

The Rape Crisis Network Ireland welcomes the DNA Database System Bill which will increase the possibility for justice for sexual violence victims.

# court-case - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Facebook to pay out for using personal data in adverts
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Facebook to pay out for using personal data in adverts

Aug 27th 2013, 3:56 PM 7,142 Views 10 Comments

The social network must pay $20 million after an estimated 614,000 Facebook users had their personal details appear in ads on the site.

# court-case - Friday 9 August, 2013

Man writes own credit card contract, sues bank for breaking it
# Overcharged
From The Daily Edge
# Overcharged

Man writes own credit card contract, sues bank for breaking it

Aug 9th 2013, 2:40 PM 31,855 Views 51 Comments

Dmitry Argarkov decided that his made up rates and fees were much more satisfactory than those of his bank.

# court-case - Friday 5 July, 2013

Slain teen's mother: Screams on 911 call are my son's
# Florida
# Florida

Slain teen's mother: Screams on 911 call are my son's

Jul 5th 2013, 9:27 PM 13,764 Views 0 Comments

17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot dead in February last year.

# court-case - Monday 27 May, 2013

Nurse accused of setting fire to nursing home pleads guilty to killing 11 people
# Sydney
# Sydney

Nurse accused of setting fire to nursing home pleads guilty to killing 11 people

May 27th 2013, 10:29 AM 9,236 Views 5 Comments

Roger Dean, a 37-year-old nurse who worked at the nursing home, pleaded guilty to 11 counts of murders on the first day of his trial.

# court-case - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Court upholds Berlusconi's tax fraud sentence, seven years after trial first started
# Italy
# Italy

Court upholds Berlusconi's tax fraud sentence, seven years after trial first started

May 8th 2013, 8:14 PM 7,639 Views 8 Comments

The former Italiam Premier is now expected to appeal the ruling in Italy’s highest court.

# court-case - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Man, 20, pleads guilty to assaulting former Ireland cricketer Jesse Ryder
# Jesse Ryder
From The42
# Jesse Ryder

Man, 20, pleads guilty to assaulting former Ireland cricketer Jesse Ryder

May 7th 2013, 9:34 AM 640 Views 1 Comment

Ryder was put into an induced coma following the assault outside a Christchurch bar earlier this year.

# court-case - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Column: Decisions in the family courts will be open to scrutiny now the veil has been lifted
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Decisions in the family courts will be open to scrutiny now the veil has been lifted

Apr 9th 2013, 7:00 AM 605 Views 29 Comments

Until now, family court proceedings have been heard ‘in camera’ but new legislation will bring more transparency – and more confidence – to the system, writes solicitor Emma Heron.

# court-case - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Column: How can lay juries cope with serious fraud cases, like that of Anglo Irish Bank?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How can lay juries cope with serious fraud cases, like that of Anglo Irish Bank?

Mar 27th 2013, 7:00 AM 158 Views 23 Comments

With over 24 million documents and a court case that could take over six months, the availability of jurors and their understanding of this complex trial is being flagged by legal professionals. Nuala Haughey explores the future of juries in white collar crime cases.

# court-case - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Column: Domestic violence is an issue we're encouraged not to think about in Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Domestic violence is an issue we're encouraged not to think about in Ireland

Feb 16th 2013, 7:00 PM 580 Views 126 Comments

Following the horrendous Magdalene revelations, can we continue to pretend to ourselves that abuses aren’t happening right here and now in our society and in our homes, asks Paula McGovern.

# court-case - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Column: We owe it to victims to have minimum and mandatory sentencing
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We owe it to victims to have minimum and mandatory sentencing

Jan 30th 2013, 7:00 AM 221 Views 48 Comments

The crimes committed against Fiona Doyle and Detective Garda Adrian Donohue deserve sufficient punishment – and the pressure needs to be placed back onto criminals, says criminologist John O’Keefe.

# court-case - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Pics: Seán FitzPatrick back in court as Anglo trial date set for January 2014
# Anglo
# Anglo

Pics: Seán FitzPatrick back in court as Anglo trial date set for January 2014

Jan 23rd 2013, 12:11 PM 5,032 Views 0 Comments

The former chief of the now defunct bank appeared with two other former directors at the Circuit Criminal Court today as a trial date was provisionally set for next year.

# court-case - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

'Right to die' challenge to go to the Supreme Court
# Assisted Suicide
# Assisted Suicide

'Right to die' challenge to go to the Supreme Court

Jan 16th 2013, 6:28 PM 5,300 Views 19 Comments

Marie Fleming, who has multiple sclerosis, is to take her court case to the Supreme Court after she lost a High Court case on the ban on assisted suicide.

# court-case - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Olympics 100m bottle-thrower 'screamed abuse at Bolt'
# Court Case
From The42
# Court Case

Olympics 100m bottle-thrower 'screamed abuse at Bolt'

Jan 3rd 2013, 3:43 PM 10,774 Views 11 Comments

The individual in question allegedly threw a plastic beer bottle on to the track shortly before the men’s 100 metres final.

# court-case - Friday 30 November, 2012

Former Anglo Irish Bank to sue auditors who will 'vigorously defend' case
# Anglo
# Anglo

Former Anglo Irish Bank to sue auditors who will 'vigorously defend' case

Nov 30th 2012, 12:32 PM 6,971 Views 21 Comments

Ernst & Young is being sued over its involvement in the auditing of the former Anglo Irish Bank prior to it being nationalised nearly four years ago.

# court-case - Monday 22 October, 2012

Frankie Boyle wins £54k in libel case against Daily Mirror
# Courts
# Courts

Frankie Boyle wins £54k in libel case against Daily Mirror

Oct 22nd 2012, 5:48 PM 17,048 Views 70 Comments

Frankie Boyle won damages over an article in the Daily Mirror which described him as a “racist comedian”.

# court-case - Saturday 22 September, 2012

My favourite speech: Owner and CEO of Harmonia, Norah Casey
# Famous Words
# Famous Words

My favourite speech: Owner and CEO of Harmonia, Norah Casey

Sep 22nd 2012, 10:30 AM 5,524 Views 19 Comments

Continuing our series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, a former dragon to the den chooses a speech from the women’s suffrage movement in the US.

# court-case - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Law reform could expedite appeals over mental health detention
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Law reform could expedite appeals over mental health detention

Aug 19th 2012, 8:45 AM 5,163 Views 41 Comments

The length of time to appeal being institutionalised may be shortened if changes to the Mental Health Act are introduced. Campaigners say it is not enough to address the issue of “involuntary detention”.

# court-case - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Bayern to give 'best support' to Franck Ribery in court case
# Backing
From The42
# Backing

Bayern to give 'best support' to Franck Ribery in court case

Aug 15th 2012, 11:41 AM 1,166 Views 1 Comment

Paris magistrates yesterday ruled that Ribery, along with Karim Benzema, will stand trial for alleged under-age solicitation.

# court-case - Friday 29 June, 2012

# court-case - Saturday 7 April, 2012

Twitter files lawsuit against spammers
# So Long Spam
# So Long Spam

Twitter files lawsuit against spammers

Apr 7th 2012, 7:45 AM 2,788 Views 6 Comments

The social networking company said it is suing five persistent spambots in an attempt to crack down on the high volume of spam encountered by users.

# court-case - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

US lottery winner must pay cheated co-workers $10m
# Nice Try
# Nice Try

US lottery winner must pay cheated co-workers $10m

Mar 14th 2012, 6:47 PM 9,527 Views 15 Comments

The man had claimed he won the money on a personal ticket – but a jury disagreed.

# court-case - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Clubs call for 'celebration of football' as Terry and Ferdinand prepare to meet
# Race Row
From The42
# Race Row

Clubs call for 'celebration of football' as Terry and Ferdinand prepare to meet

Jan 25th 2012, 3:37 PM 329 Views 0 Comments

The chairmen of Chelsea and QPR issued a joint statement today ahead of Saturday’s FA Cup fourth round tie between the clubs.

# court-case - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

Egypt bans 'virginity tests' by military rulers on women
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt bans 'virginity tests' by military rulers on women

Dec 27th 2011, 5:54 PM 5,289 Views 16 Comments

The practice of the ‘tests’ had caused outrage among women and human rights groups.

# court-case - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

Charlie Sheen's 'you're fired' court case to be heard in private
# Not Winning
From The Daily Edge
# Not Winning

Charlie Sheen's 'you're fired' court case to be heard in private

Jun 15th 2011, 8:36 PM 167 Views 0 Comments

Sheen had requested a public hearing after he was axed from “Two and a Half Men” for “bizarre behaviour”. However the case will be heard away from prying ears and eyes.

# court-case - Tuesday 8 February, 2011

Rooney court battle for £4.3m settlement continues
# Show Me The Money
From The42
# Show Me The Money

Rooney court battle for £4.3m settlement continues

Feb 8th 2011, 6:16 PM 492 Views 0 Comments

Another unwelcome distraction looms for the Manchester United striker as his former agent is given leave to pursue a £4.3m settlement.