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# ruling - Monday 15 September, 2014

Receptionist wins €63k for victimisation and reduced hours after maternity leave

In a separate case, the HSE was found not to have discriminated against a young man with a number of health issues.

# ruling - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Woman sacked after child played in créche toilet bowl gets €15k

The tribunal ruled that too much blame was attributed to the créche worker over the incident.

# ruling - Friday 15 August, 2014

Was it legal? High Court refers PTSB bail-out case to Europe

The High Court could not rule on whether the move was legal.

# ruling - Friday 8 August, 2014

From The42 Opinion: Celtic-Legia debacle highlights UEFA's ridiculous double standards Farce

Opinion: Celtic-Legia debacle highlights UEFA's ridiculous double standards

It was confirmed earlier today that the Scottish side would progress to the next round despite being beaten 6-1.

# ruling - Friday 11 July, 2014

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

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.

# ruling - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Court tells department to give two children with Down syndrome maximum resource teaching hours

The High Court made the decision in a dispute between two families and the Department of Education.

# ruling - Thursday 27 March, 2014

EU Court of Justice rules that ISPs can be forced to block copyright-infringing sites

The ruling allows ISPs to decide the best way to combat copyright violations in their respective country.

# ruling - Friday 7 March, 2014

Japan decides bitcoin isn't a currency, but will be taxed

Under the new regulations, the Japanese government will treat bitcoin like any other goods and services, and will tax any transactions made using it.

Suspects being questioned by gardaí 'need greater protection'

The Supreme Court has ruled that anyone being held in custody who requests a lawyer cannot be questioned until they get legal advice.

# ruling - Thursday 6 February, 2014

ASBOs can change perception that 'out of control' O'Connell Street is unsafe

The Dublin City Business Improvement District think ASBOs will improve Dublin’s anti-social behaviour issues, but a Dublin City Councillor said he isn’t convinced.

# ruling - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Apple loses bid to block antitrust monitor from ebooks case

The company tried to block the monitor saying he had a personal bias against it.

# ruling - Friday 10 January, 2014

Russia ordered to pay €2m to families of 36 'disappeared' Chechens

The men were abducted at night by Russian federal servicemen. None of their families have had any news of them since.

# ruling - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Teen girls' rapist and killer freed under rights ruling

European Court of Human Rights ordered immediate release of Miguel Ricart under an October ruling that has several violent convicts demanding their freedom.

# ruling - Friday 29 November, 2013

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

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.

# ruling - Monday 4 November, 2013

Conversation between two judges on family law case had 'no effect' on ruling

In a ruling in July, Judge Henry Abbott said a fellow judge had approached him about a case that was before him.

# ruling - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Facebook to pay out for using personal data in adverts

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

# ruling - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Supreme Court: Eircom can continue 'three strikes' policy on illegal downloading

The Data Protection Commissioner had appealed a High Court ruling which had quashed an earlier decision to order Eircom to suspend it’s ‘three strikes and your out’ agreement with four music companies.

# ruling - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Ryanair loses EU court battle over sale of Alitalia planes

The Dublin-based carrier had argued the sale shouldn’t be allowed as the Italian airline received unlawful state aid.

# ruling - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Supreme Court: Ireland has a right to life, not a right to die

There was standing-room only in the small courtroom on Monday morning as the 7 judges ruled that Marie Fleming, who has MS, did not have the right to end her own life with help from her partner.

# ruling - Monday 29 April, 2013

Supreme Court dismisses Marie Fleming’s ‘right to die’ appeal

Chief Justice Susan Denham said the circumstances were “very tragic” but that there was no Constitutional ‘right to die’.

# ruling - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

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

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.

# ruling - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

From The42 Olympics: India suspended from IOC - source Ruling

Olympics: India suspended from IOC - source

The suspension comes amid an ongoing row between the Indian Olympic Association and the organisation.

# ruling - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

European court rules against Thomas Pringle, says ESM is lawful ESM

European court rules against Thomas Pringle, says ESM is lawful

The European Court of Justice has ruled that the eurozone’s permanent bailout fund is lawful.

# ruling - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Prime Time 'reveals section of Expert Group report on abortion'

It said that its recommended options to implement the European Ruling in the case of A, B and C versus Ireland include primary legislation or guidelines.

# ruling - Friday 9 November, 2012

Varadkar: 'If the government made a mistake we accept that'

The Transport Minister has insisted that the children’s referendum will go ahead tomorrow amid calls for it to be postponed in the wake of the Supreme Court ruling about the government’s information campaign.

# ruling - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Bus Éireann welcomes High Court ruling on school transport scheme

The court found that the Bus Éireann does not have a contract with the Government, so the scheme does not have to be put out to tender.

# ruling - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

German court set to rule on whether Germany can sign the ESM into law

The court will rule tomorrow morning whether the president can sign the ESM into law or not.

# ruling - Friday 27 July, 2012

US can now classify heavily modified stem cells as 'drugs'

THE Food and Drug Administration now have the ability to declare certain stem cells as drugs in the hope of greater policing their use.

# ruling - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Michaela McAreavey murder trial nearing an end

Court has been adjourned until Friday.

# ruling - Friday 21 October, 2011

From The42 Hopkins TKO ruled illegal, champ gets his belt back Ruling

Hopkins TKO ruled illegal, champ gets his belt back

Bernard Hopkins is once again the WBC light-heavyweight champion following a ruling in the United States.

# ruling - Thursday 7 July, 2011

Joy and dismay follows ruling on setting pay for low-wage restaurant workers Wages This post contains videos

Joy and dismay follows ruling on setting pay for low-wage restaurant workers

Food industry groups have welcome the ruling which deems Joint Labour Committees rules on wages to be unconstitutional. They say it will lead to job creation.

# ruling - Friday 11 March, 2011

M1 toll to drop from midnight after court ruling

Motorists have been overcharged to the tune of €26,000 per week since the start of the year on that stretch.