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# judge - Thursday 15 July, 2021

Dáil hears allegation of "abuse of power" by a judge
# Judiciary
# Judiciary

Dáil hears allegation of "abuse of power" by a judge

Jul 15th 2021, 9:44 PM 35,125 Views 0 Comments

Paul Murphy TD asked the Taoiseach about a case he was told about recently.

# judge - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Seamus Woulfe finally meets with Chief Justice Frank Clarke over 'Golfgate'
# Denham Report
# Denham Report

Seamus Woulfe finally meets with Chief Justice Frank Clarke over 'Golfgate'

Nov 5th 2020, 6:24 PM 29,379 Views 39 Comments

Four different meetings were postponed or cancelled by Woulfe in October. That meeting has now been held.

# judge - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Judge in Texas blocks Republican governor's order limiting ballot drop-off sites
# Us Elex 2020
# Us Elex 2020

Judge in Texas blocks Republican governor's order limiting ballot drop-off sites

Oct 10th 2020, 5:03 PM 38,747 Views 19 Comments

The judge said the move would restrict the right of some voters.

# judge - Monday 24 August, 2020

Golfgate: Supreme Court orders report into Seamus Woulfe's attendance at event
# Co Galway
# Co Galway

Golfgate: Supreme Court orders report into Seamus Woulfe's attendance at event

Updated Aug 24th 2020, 7:26 PM 36,742 Views 56 Comments

Meanwhile, former Kildare junior minister Áine Brady has apologised for her attendance at the event.

# judge - Monday 17 August, 2020

Judge accuses Michelle O'Neill of 'unjustifiable' delay to compensation scheme for Troubles victims
# Deputy First Minister
# Deputy First Minister

Judge accuses Michelle O'Neill of 'unjustifiable' delay to compensation scheme for Troubles victims

Aug 17th 2020, 2:27 PM 22,971 Views 40 Comments

Mr Justice McAlinden said the position taken by the Deputy First Minister is ‘fundamentally inappropriate’.

# judge - Friday 13 March, 2020

Judge urges jury in alleged sexual assault at Leinster creche case to stick with it despite coronavirus concern
# Judge And Jury
# Judge And Jury

Judge urges jury in alleged sexual assault at Leinster creche case to stick with it despite coronavirus concern

Mar 13th 2020, 4:13 PM 14,738 Views 0 Comments

She made the comments after it was announced that no new jury trials will be commencing in criminal courts for two weeks.

# judge - Saturday 7 December, 2019

'There is something amiss': Judge criticises recent ruling after striking out 34 road traffic cases
# Ennis District Court
# Ennis District Court

'There is something amiss': Judge criticises recent ruling after striking out 34 road traffic cases

Dec 7th 2019, 7:30 AM 42,650 Views 29 Comments

The High Court ruling found that a section of the Road Traffic Act concerning defences to fixed charge notices is unconstitutional.

# judge - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Former general election candidate attempts citizens arrest on High Court judge, solicitor and barrister
# Stephen Manning
# Stephen Manning

Former general election candidate attempts citizens arrest on High Court judge, solicitor and barrister

Oct 10th 2019, 9:36 PM 45,323 Views 47 Comments

Manning was before the court regarding judicial review proceedings he had brought.

# judge - Friday 9 August, 2019

The Justice Minister was asked to limit free legal aid for repeat offenders. Here's why that won't happen
# Free Legal Aid
# Free Legal Aid

The Justice Minister was asked to limit free legal aid for repeat offenders. Here's why that won't happen

Aug 9th 2019, 6:15 AM 22,370 Views 55 Comments

Tipperary County Council passed a motion in March requesting that the Minister for Justice consider it.

# judge - Thursday 4 July, 2019

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 20,371 Views 0 Comments

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

# judge - Thursday 11 April, 2019

'High time' people stop thinking others should pay, judge warns about personal injury awards
# Personal Injury
# Personal Injury

'High time' people stop thinking others should pay, judge warns about personal injury awards

Apr 11th 2019, 4:32 PM 21,414 Views 0 Comments

Judge Michael Coghlan’s comment during a sitting of Dublin District Civil Court today.

# judge - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Anti-social behaviour order restricts two homeless people from O'Connell St area
# Dublin District Court
# Dublin District Court

Anti-social behaviour order restricts two homeless people from O'Connell St area

Oct 17th 2018, 4:46 PM 20,044 Views 22 Comments

The order will stop them coming into parts of Dublin city-centre’s north-side between 7am and 9pm for the next two years.

# judge - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh: 'I've never had any sexual or physical activity with Dr Ford'
# Supreme Court Nominee
# Supreme Court Nominee

Brett Kavanaugh: 'I've never had any sexual or physical activity with Dr Ford'

Sep 25th 2018, 7:28 AM 18,145 Views 76 Comments

In an exclusive interview with Fox News, Kavanaugh denied the accusations against him and said that he was a virgin at the time of the attacks.

# judge - Friday 10 August, 2018

US judge orders deportation plane to 'turn around', threatens Jeff Sessions with contempt of court
# Contemptible
# Contemptible

US judge orders deportation plane to 'turn around', threatens Jeff Sessions with contempt of court

Aug 10th 2018, 7:31 AM 36,650 Views 39 Comments

The Washington deportation hearing heard that a woman and her daughter had been deported just hours before their case was due to be heard.

# judge - Friday 29 June, 2018

Man loses High Court challenge against Northern Ireland Secretary over border poll
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

Man loses High Court challenge against Northern Ireland Secretary over border poll

Jun 29th 2018, 10:54 AM 10,325 Views 56 Comments

Raymond McCord wants both governments to set out the criteria for the holding of a border poll.

# judge - Friday 11 May, 2018

'A very loving person': Tributes paid to Westmeath judge who died at age 46 after illness
# Tributes
# Tributes

'A very loving person': Tributes paid to Westmeath judge who died at age 46 after illness

May 11th 2018, 10:58 PM 51,315 Views 14 Comments

Judge O’Neill was the youngest judge of the judiciary at the time when appointed a district court judge by Government at the age of 42.

# judge - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Our payouts are three times that of the UK, so why wouldn't whiplash legislation work here?
# Whipsmart
# Whipsmart

Our payouts are three times that of the UK, so why wouldn't whiplash legislation work here?

Apr 22nd 2018, 7:30 AM 20,852 Views 32 Comments

Britain and Ireland are currently the outliers of Europe when it comes to soft tissue injury claims, and the UK has announced plans to cap whiplash payouts via legislation.

# judge - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Irish judges defend High Court judge against 'unacceptable' personal attacks from Polish media
# Justice Aileen Donnelly
# Justice Aileen Donnelly

Irish judges defend High Court judge against 'unacceptable' personal attacks from Polish media

Mar 15th 2018, 4:13 PM 26,137 Views 0 Comments

It stems from a decision made by Justice Aileen Donnelly this week.

Judge hears all cases under garda surveillance after threat of 'hand grenade day'
# Circuit Civil Court
# Circuit Civil Court

Judge hears all cases under garda surveillance after threat of 'hand grenade day'

Mar 15th 2018, 3:45 PM 19,482 Views 10 Comments

Judge Jacqueline Linnane was put on notice of the threat just before she was due to sit in the Circuit Civil Court.

# judge - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Armed robber jailed after holding up shop when gardaí were in the back looking at CCTV footage
# Courts
# Courts

Armed robber jailed after holding up shop when gardaí were in the back looking at CCTV footage

Feb 21st 2018, 8:04 PM 44,535 Views 41 Comments

Patrick Dunne (30) brandished an imitation firearm at a shop assistant before being chased out of the shop by the gardaí.

# judge - Friday 15 December, 2017

Man and woman charged over 'frightening' aggravated burglary in Terenure
# Dublin District Court
# Dublin District Court

Man and woman charged over 'frightening' aggravated burglary in Terenure

Dec 15th 2017, 10:45 PM 24,366 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 60s was forced to withdraw money from his bank account following a raid at his home.

# judge - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Judge questions credibility of claimant and holds him half-responsible for his injury
# Courts
# Courts

Judge questions credibility of claimant and holds him half-responsible for his injury

Nov 25th 2017, 6:30 PM 23,462 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Raymond Groarke said the complainant had “a propensity of misinforming doctors regarding his injuries”.

# judge - Monday 6 November, 2017

Catalan ex-leader freed by judge but told not to leave Belgium
# Rebellion
# Rebellion

Catalan ex-leader freed by judge but told not to leave Belgium

Nov 6th 2017, 11:42 AM 7,579 Views 18 Comments

Puigdemont and four former ministers had turned themselves into authorities to face a Spanish warrant for their arrest.

# judge - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Michigan mother jailed for a week for refusing to vaccinate her son
# Detroit
# Detroit

Michigan mother jailed for a week for refusing to vaccinate her son

Oct 5th 2017, 8:27 AM 31,229 Views 75 Comments

Rebecca Bredow said that to do so would go against her beliefs.

# judge - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Dublin man (37) due in court for possession of child porn images and videos
# Dublin
# Dublin

Dublin man (37) due in court for possession of child porn images and videos

Sep 20th 2017, 3:34 PM 27,943 Views 0 Comments

Garda Ian Ward said the accused made no reply when charged with the offences.

# judge - Thursday 14 September, 2017

'Bad boy of pharma' Martin Shkreli jailed over Hillary Clinton threat
# Big Pharma
# Big Pharma

'Bad boy of pharma' Martin Shkreli jailed over Hillary Clinton threat

Sep 14th 2017, 7:10 AM 33,035 Views 86 Comments

Shkreli said that his comments were just a joke and apologised for his “poor judgement”.

# judge - Friday 1 September, 2017

Plans to allow mining in the Amazon rainforest have been halted
# Renca Reserve
# Renca Reserve

Plans to allow mining in the Amazon rainforest have been halted

Sep 1st 2017, 11:38 AM 7,866 Views 15 Comments

Brazilian President Michel Temer had signed a decree to allow the reserve to be opened up for private use.

# judge - Monday 28 August, 2017

Man who allegedly beat cancer patient with baseball bat ordered to undergo psychiatric assessment
# Ennis District Court
# Ennis District Court

Man who allegedly beat cancer patient with baseball bat ordered to undergo psychiatric assessment

Aug 28th 2017, 6:58 PM 12,371 Views 0 Comments

At Ennis District Court, Judge Marie Keane directed that Jason Burke be referred to Cloverhill prison to undergo the psychiatric assessment.

# judge - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Canadian judge in misconduct hearing for wearing 'Make America Great Again' hat in court
# Cap It Off
# Cap It Off

Canadian judge in misconduct hearing for wearing 'Make America Great Again' hat in court

Aug 23rd 2017, 10:30 PM 12,678 Views 0 Comments

He said he wore it as a dig at his colleagues who had supported Hillary Clinton.

# judge - Monday 14 August, 2017

High Court throws out case of homeless mother who was sleeping in a tent outside council building
# Carlow
# Carlow

High Court throws out case of homeless mother who was sleeping in a tent outside council building

Aug 14th 2017, 3:19 PM 57,570 Views 148 Comments

The woman had argued the council had failed to provide her with emergency housing, but the local authority said it doesn’t have the necessary resources.

# judge - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Teenage boy spent more than €2,000 in shops with stolen bank card
# Grafton Street
# Grafton Street

Teenage boy spent more than €2,000 in shops with stolen bank card

Jun 29th 2017, 6:10 AM 20,531 Views 0 Comments

The 16-year-old told Dublin Children’s Court he wanted to be sentenced.

# judge - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Limerick man attacked and sexually assaulted his elderly neighbour
# Courts
# Courts

Limerick man attacked and sexually assaulted his elderly neighbour

Jun 27th 2017, 6:00 AM 16,455 Views 0 Comments

He will be sentenced next week.

# judge - Monday 19 June, 2017

Máire Whelan officially appointed to the Court of Appeal
# Attorney General
# Attorney General

Máire Whelan officially appointed to the Court of Appeal

Jun 19th 2017, 11:40 AM 23,107 Views 66 Comments

President Higgins made the appointment official at a ceremony in Áras an Uachtaráin this morning.

# judge - Friday 16 June, 2017

Judge feels 'mentally sick' over 'rotten' Garda fixed charge penalties
# Thurles Garda Station
# Thurles Garda Station

Judge feels 'mentally sick' over 'rotten' Garda fixed charge penalties

Jun 16th 2017, 6:40 PM 66,810 Views 67 Comments

People appearing before the judge have said they never received a Fixed Charge Penalty Notice, and so they never paid it.

Fianna Fáil says there 'will be consequences' over judge's appointment
# Attorney General
# Attorney General

Fianna Fáil says there 'will be consequences' over judge's appointment

Jun 16th 2017, 1:15 PM 51,533 Views 82 Comments

The party has called on the Attorney General to not accept her new Court of Appeal role.

# judge - Saturday 3 June, 2017

84-year-old Supreme Court justice to become America's latest fitness star
# Just A Number
# Just A Number

84-year-old Supreme Court justice to become America's latest fitness star

Jun 3rd 2017, 7:45 PM 30,066 Views 7 Comments

A new book will feature illustrations of Ruth Bader Ginsburg doing each exercise in her routine.

# judge - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

'Soon the appointment of judges will be removed from the political arena' - Ross
# Justice
# Justice

'Soon the appointment of judges will be removed from the political arena' - Ross

May 30th 2017, 8:44 PM 14,138 Views 30 Comments

The Judicial Appointments Commission will have a majority of lay people.

# judge - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

State watchdog 'fully accepts' it coached witnesses in FitzPatrick trial
# Contaminated Evidence
# Contaminated Evidence

State watchdog 'fully accepts' it coached witnesses in FitzPatrick trial

May 23rd 2017, 5:54 PM 28,246 Views 116 Comments

But the state corporate watchdog says that its practices have since changed.

# judge - Monday 15 May, 2017

Another appeals court begins review of Trump's travel ban
# Courts
# Courts

Another appeals court begins review of Trump's travel ban

May 15th 2017, 10:58 AM 9,553 Views 42 Comments

Questions have been asked whether the law is a ban on Muslims – which Trump promised during his election campaign.

# judge - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Judge forced to abandon trial after only 25 people out of 306 requested turn up for jury service
# Ennis District Court
# Ennis District Court

Judge forced to abandon trial after only 25 people out of 306 requested turn up for jury service

Apr 27th 2017, 8:40 PM 27,166 Views 0 Comments

In the case, Trevor Considine (33) of Dalcassian Drive, Ennis is pleading not guilty to a night-club assault causing harm charge.

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