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# European Court

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Raab lays out plans to reform legislation to stop EU rights court from 'dictating' to UK
Justice Secretary Dominic Raab said the ECHR was imposing too many “obligations on the state”.
The EU's top court has considered its first ever case in the Irish language. It's about labels on dog medicine
It’s the first time a case at the Luxembourg-based Court of Justice has been conducted through Irish.
Column: 'Hands off' symphysiotomy judgement did not hold Ireland to any rigorous standard
“It also suggests that if we want survivors to be treated properly, we need to hold the state to the highest possible standards in the Oireachtas.”
Ireland's appeal over €14.3 billion Apple tax bill to get under way in Europe today
The government has already spent over €7 million in legal fees and other costs preparing the case.
Apple tax: Ireland's appeal over the €14.3bn due to Ireland will be heard next week
The appeal is due before the Court of Justice of the European Union.
Adidas loses 'three-stripe' trademark battle in European court
The German sports brand’s design was not distinctive enough to deserve protection, according to the EU ruling.
Irishman accused gardaí of obtaining evidence illegally at European Court of Human Rights
The court said the conduct of the gardaí had not crossed the line to become entrapment or incitement to commit an offence.
Prisoner who was banned from websites had human rights breached
The prisoner’s complaint related to not being able access sites which would help him fight his case.
Family of Jean Charles de Menzes fight the decision not to charge police for his death
Jean Charles de Menezes was shot dead by two police officers 10 years ago.
What makes a Rubik's Cube a Rubik's Cube?
A trademark court says its all about the lines on the front, apparently.
Paedophile told by court that castration was not a punishment
European Court of Human Rights says it was part of the protective measures ordered by a Czech court.
Here's why France's burqa ban 'does not violate human rights'
The country’s aim of ‘living together’ justifies the law, said the ECtHR.
Mother not entitled to paid leave because child was born through surrogacy
Ms Z, who is a teacher, was refused any paid leave of absence after her child was born in 2010.
Overdue report from abortion expert group expected 'shortly'
The panel has met nine times in total since it was established in January 2012.
Max Mosley loses European court bid over press coverage
Former F1 boss had wanted change of law to force newspapers to warn individuals before publishing details about their private lives.