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# supreme-court - Yesterday’s News

Julian Assange wins ruling in his battle against extradition to US
# London
# London

Julian Assange wins ruling in his battle against extradition to US

Updated 22 hours ago 22,876 Views 10 Comments

The WikiLeaks founder is wanted in the US over an alleged conspiracy to disclose national defence information.

# supreme-court - Thursday 20 January, 2022

US Supreme Court allows release of presidential documents in Capitol investigation
# 6 January
# 6 January

US Supreme Court allows release of presidential documents in Capitol investigation

Thu 7:06 AM 18,397 Views 18 Comments

Donald Trump had asked that the diaries, logs and handwritten notes be withheld.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

Russian Supreme Court orders closure of prominent human rights group Memorial
# Russia
# Russia

Russian Supreme Court orders closure of prominent human rights group Memorial

Dec 28th 2021, 2:30 PM 10,581 Views 4 Comments

The group has spent years cataloguing atrocities committed in the Soviet Union.

# supreme-court - Thursday 16 December, 2021

Contributions paid by undocumented worker cannot be counted in social welfare payments application
# Courts
# Courts

Contributions paid by undocumented worker cannot be counted in social welfare payments application

Dec 16th 2021, 6:11 PM 21,518 Views 0 Comments

The Supreme Court ruled that Sharda Sobhy is not entitled to have PAYE and PRSI payments considered in her application for maternity benefit.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 15 December, 2021

UK Supreme Court rules PSNI decision not to investigate Hooded Men case was unlawful
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

UK Supreme Court rules PSNI decision not to investigate Hooded Men case was unlawful

Dec 15th 2021, 8:00 PM 22,916 Views 0 Comments

The ‘Hooded Men’ were detained and subjected to extreme interrogation methods in 1971.

'Hooded man' Frank McGuigan says he still suffers nightmares 50 years on from ordeal
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

'Hooded man' Frank McGuigan says he still suffers nightmares 50 years on from ordeal

Dec 15th 2021, 2:37 PM 20,356 Views 6 Comments

Francis McGuigan, one of the 14 ‘hooded men’, said he was delighted with the verdict from the Supreme Court.

# supreme-court - Thursday 5 August, 2021

Brazil court rules that Bolsonaro should be investigated for 'vote fraud' claims
# Brazil President
# Brazil President

Brazil court rules that Bolsonaro should be investigated for 'vote fraud' claims

Aug 5th 2021, 7:23 AM 11,423 Views 18 Comments

The Brazil president has long criticised electronic voting, introduced in Brazil in 1996.

# supreme-court - Monday 14 June, 2021

UK Supreme Court examines suitability of PSNI to investigate 'Hooded Men' treatment and killing of Jean Smyth
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

UK Supreme Court examines suitability of PSNI to investigate 'Hooded Men' treatment and killing of Jean Smyth

Updated Jun 14th 2021, 1:30 PM 16,241 Views 23 Comments

Lawyers argued those affected were entitled to ‘effective, independent investigation’.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Supreme Court quashes decision to dismiss harbour master following Minister's complaints
# Patrick J Kelly
# Patrick J Kelly

Supreme Court quashes decision to dismiss harbour master following Minister's complaints

Mar 30th 2021, 3:42 PM 23,019 Views 10 Comments

The court held that former Minister Mary Coughlan’s presence at Cabinet resulted in the decision being tainted by objective bias.

# supreme-court - Thursday 18 March, 2021

US progressives urge liberal Supreme Court justice to retire at 82
# Stephen Breyer
# Stephen Breyer

US progressives urge liberal Supreme Court justice to retire at 82

Mar 18th 2021, 9:55 AM 23,038 Views 19 Comments

Liberals want Stephen Breyer to quit so they can nominate a like-minded successor while they still control the nomination process.

# supreme-court - Friday 26 February, 2021

Woman who went to Syria to join IS as a teenager cannot return to Britain, UK's highest court rules
# Citizenship
# Citizenship

Woman who went to Syria to join IS as a teenager cannot return to Britain, UK's highest court rules

Feb 26th 2021, 10:40 AM 37,179 Views 88 Comments

Shamima Begum had her British citizenship revoked and now cannot return to fight her case.

# supreme-court - Friday 22 January, 2021

Parents of brain-damaged boy lose Supreme Court appeal for control of medical treatment
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Parents of brain-damaged boy lose Supreme Court appeal for control of medical treatment

Jan 22nd 2021, 6:29 PM 24,538 Views 0 Comments

The boy, known as John, suffered a devastating brain injury in road crash in 2020.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Embattled judge Seamus Woulfe listed for his first Supreme Court sitting next month
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Embattled judge Seamus Woulfe listed for his first Supreme Court sitting next month

Jan 20th 2021, 1:40 PM 18,153 Views 43 Comments

Woulfe is listed for sittings on three days next month, 4, 12 and 19 February.

# supreme-court - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Leo Varadkar 'didn't know the names' of the other people interested in Seamus Woulfe role
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Leo Varadkar 'didn't know the names' of the other people interested in Seamus Woulfe role

Nov 19th 2020, 1:44 PM 25,102 Views 46 Comments

The Tánaiste faced numerous question on the ongoing controversy today.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Taoiseach told blocking questions to justice minister on Woulfe appointment 'stinks to the highest heavens'
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Taoiseach told blocking questions to justice minister on Woulfe appointment 'stinks to the highest heavens'

Nov 18th 2020, 1:24 PM 25,618 Views 57 Comments

Micheal Martin rejected allegations of “horse trading” in relation to the appointed of the Attorney General.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Seámus Woulfe controversy: Taoiseach says government will be taking 'no further steps' on the matter
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Seámus Woulfe controversy: Taoiseach says government will be taking 'no further steps' on the matter

Updated Nov 17th 2020, 2:25 PM 29,759 Views 91 Comments

The decision was taken at Cabinet this morning, which effectively rules out an impeachment motion being moved by the Government.

# supreme-court - Friday 13 November, 2020

No consensus among party leaders after meeting on Seamus Woulfe controversy
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

No consensus among party leaders after meeting on Seamus Woulfe controversy

Updated Nov 13th 2020, 5:00 PM 48,448 Views 95 Comments

Politicians have been warned about publicly commenting on the controversy.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Taoiseach says he wants to meet party leaders 'without prejudice' to discuss Seamus Woulfe controversy
# Constitutional Headache
# Constitutional Headache

Taoiseach says he wants to meet party leaders 'without prejudice' to discuss Seamus Woulfe controversy

Updated Nov 10th 2020, 5:11 PM 27,733 Views 65 Comments

The government says there are “serious constitutional issues” at play.

# supreme-court - Monday 9 November, 2020

Chief Justice says Seamus Woulfe should resign from Supreme Court, but Woulfe refuses to quit
# Golfgate
# Golfgate

Chief Justice says Seamus Woulfe should resign from Supreme Court, but Woulfe refuses to quit

Updated Nov 9th 2020, 10:46 PM 69,473 Views 98 Comments

Chief Justice Frank Clarke met with fellow Supreme Court judge Seamus Woulfe last week.

# supreme-court - 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 29,382 Views 39 Comments

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

# supreme-court - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Trump hails 'momentous day' as Amy Coney Barrett sworn in to the US Supreme Court
# Us Elex 2020
# Us Elex 2020

Trump hails 'momentous day' as Amy Coney Barrett sworn in to the US Supreme Court

Oct 27th 2020, 7:05 AM 37,431 Views 113 Comments

Democrats were unable to stop the confirmation of Trump’s third justice on the court.

# supreme-court - Sunday 25 October, 2020

Senate votes to advance Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation
# Replacing Ruth
# Replacing Ruth

Senate votes to advance Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation

Oct 25th 2020, 7:10 PM 18,047 Views 25 Comments

Republicans have mostly united to support Donald Trump’s pick to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

# supreme-court - Friday 23 October, 2020

Republican senators to work over weekend to put Amy Coney Barrett on Supreme Court
# Amy Coney Barrett
# Amy Coney Barrett

Republican senators to work over weekend to put Amy Coney Barrett on Supreme Court

Oct 23rd 2020, 10:53 PM 21,630 Views 46 Comments

President Donald Trump’s nominee could clear the final hurdle on Monday.

# supreme-court - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Amy Coney Barrett sails through to next step of Supreme Court confirmation as Democrats boycott process
# Clear Path
# Clear Path

Amy Coney Barrett sails through to next step of Supreme Court confirmation as Democrats boycott process

Oct 22nd 2020, 2:59 PM 18,837 Views 33 Comments

The committee vote paves the way for full Senate approval of Barrett on Monday.

# supreme-court - Thursday 15 October, 2020

US Senate committee to vote next Thursday on recommending Supreme Court nominee
# Amy Coney Barrett
# Amy Coney Barrett

US Senate committee to vote next Thursday on recommending Supreme Court nominee

Oct 15th 2020, 3:32 PM 13,672 Views 60 Comments

The judiciary committee will vote on October 22 on whether to recommend Amy Coney Barrett for the vacancy.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Supreme Court allows convicted terrorist to appeal attempt by government to revoke his Irish citizenship
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Supreme Court allows convicted terrorist to appeal attempt by government to revoke his Irish citizenship

Oct 14th 2020, 7:59 PM 30,785 Views 23 Comments

Ali Damache is currently serving a 15-year prison sentence in the US.

# supreme-court - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Trump's Supreme Court nominee refuses to commit to recusing herself from election cases
# Amy Coney Barrett
# Amy Coney Barrett

Trump's Supreme Court nominee refuses to commit to recusing herself from election cases

Updated Oct 13th 2020, 5:37 PM 46,507 Views 62 Comments

Amy Coney Barrett is facing senators’ questions for the first time at a confirmation hearing.

# supreme-court - Monday 12 October, 2020

Amy Coney Barrett says Supreme Court must be independent and enforce rule of law
# Capitol Hill
# Capitol Hill

Amy Coney Barrett says Supreme Court must be independent and enforce rule of law

Updated Oct 12th 2020, 8:00 PM 53,573 Views 67 Comments

Donald Trump’s nominee to fill the vacancy on the panel was giving evidence at her confirmation hearing.

# supreme-court - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Trump's Supreme Court nominee to tell US senators that judges should not decide policy
# Amy Coney Barrett
# Amy Coney Barrett

Trump's Supreme Court nominee to tell US senators that judges should not decide policy

Oct 11th 2020, 4:53 PM 33,139 Views 12 Comments

Amy Coney Barrett will be quizzed by senators tomorrow, weeks out from the US election.

# supreme-court - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Golfgate: Woulfe resignation from Supreme Court would be 'unjust and disproportionate' - Denham report
# Golfgate
# Golfgate

Golfgate: Woulfe resignation from Supreme Court would be 'unjust and disproportionate' - Denham report

Updated Oct 1st 2020, 4:06 PM 49,176 Views 138 Comments

The report was published at 4pm today.

# supreme-court - Sunday 27 September, 2020

Who exactly is Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett and what happens next?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Who exactly is Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett and what happens next?

Sep 27th 2020, 7:57 AM 47,311 Views 61 Comments

At the age of 48, she would be the youngest justice on the current court if confirmed.

# supreme-court - Saturday 26 September, 2020

Trump expected to nominate Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Trump expected to nominate Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

Sep 26th 2020, 7:13 AM 36,993 Views 76 Comments

Barrett, of Indiana, was at the White House at least twice this week.

# supreme-court - Friday 25 September, 2020

'A ruling of significant importance': Supreme Court orders re-opening of landmark FOI appeals
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

'A ruling of significant importance': Supreme Court orders re-opening of landmark FOI appeals

Sep 25th 2020, 4:51 PM 23,200 Views 3 Comments

The country’s highest court made the order in two rulings today.

The Supremes: Who is on Trump's Supreme Court wish list and why is it so important?
# Hail To The Chief Justice
# Hail To The Chief Justice

The Supremes: Who is on Trump's Supreme Court wish list and why is it so important?

Sep 25th 2020, 6:10 AM 14,868 Views 5 Comments

Liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg died last week, setting up a potentially divisive battle to replace her.

# supreme-court - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

'Tough, brave, a fighter, a winner': Thousands to pay respects today to the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg
# Rbg
# Rbg

'Tough, brave, a fighter, a winner': Thousands to pay respects today to the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Sep 23rd 2020, 5:55 PM 20,919 Views 23 Comments

Her colleague Chief Justice John Roberts paid tribute to Ginsberg today.

Trump set to announce Supreme Court pick on Saturday as Republicans eye quick confirmation
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Trump set to announce Supreme Court pick on Saturday as Republicans eye quick confirmation

Sep 23rd 2020, 6:44 AM 14,276 Views 33 Comments

Democrats argue that any Senate vote should be delayed until after the November election.

# supreme-court - Monday 21 September, 2020

Trump to defy Biden as he says he'll announce Supreme Court nominee by the end of the week
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Trump to defy Biden as he says he'll announce Supreme Court nominee by the end of the week

Updated Sep 21st 2020, 7:21 PM 42,302 Views 70 Comments

Biden has said that rushing a nominee to replace Ruth Bader Ginsberg through the Senate before the election would be an “abuse of power”.

# supreme-court - Sunday 20 September, 2020

Donald Trump vows to nominate a woman to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s vacant seat
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Donald Trump vows to nominate a woman to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s vacant seat

Sep 20th 2020, 6:50 AM 17,838 Views 52 Comments

The towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice died aged 87 at her home in Washington.

# supreme-court - Saturday 19 September, 2020

US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies aged 87
# America
# America

US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies aged 87

Sep 19th 2020, 12:45 AM 33,488 Views 52 Comments

She died of pancreatic cancer.

# supreme-court - 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 36,748 Views 56 Comments

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

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