Person: Lord Justice
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Paper-free courts are planned in the North as judges embrace the digital age.
Tue, 05 Sep, 2017
No reasonable grounds exist for believing Newcastle United FC engaged in a suspected tax fraud, two High Court judges have been told.
Thu, 27 Jul, 2017
The British High Court has rejected claims that the UK government is acting unlawfully by failing to suspend the sale of UK arms to Saudi Arabia.
Mon, 10 Jul, 2017
A landmark case involving a severely disabled man born from incestuous rape has reached the British Court of Appeal.
Wed, 15 Feb, 2017
Punchestown is the focus of our attention for the next two days, and the nap on this afternoon’s good card goes to Bosco Di Alco, in the www.Coral.ie Maiden Hurdle.
Wed, 12 Oct, 2016
Listen Dear, trained for the Supreme Horse Racing Club by Willie Mullins, proved the star of Ballinrobe’s final meeting of 2016 yesterday when making an impressive chasing debut in the Connacht Tribune Beginners Chase.
Wed, 21 Sep, 2016
A jury will today retire to consider their verdicts in the “love triangle” stun-gun murder trial of a wealthy businesswoman.
Tue, 16 Aug, 2016
The case of a transgender person in England who was refused the female state pension at the age of 60 after she chose to stay married is to be looked at by judges in Europe.
Wed, 10 Aug, 2016
The mother of a British two-year-old boy who suffered catastrophic injuries in a car accident has lost the latest round of a right-to-life court battle.
Thu, 14 Jul, 2016
Thu, 26 May, 2016
Sat, 14 May, 2016
A man who refused to pay a fine for taking his six-year-old daughter out of school for a family trip to Florida has won a ruling in his favour at the British High Court today.
Fri, 13 May, 2016
The Christian owners of a bakery who refused to make a cake with a pro-gay marriage message were not being forced to do anything against their beliefs, an Equality Commission lawyer has said.
Tue, 10 May, 2016
Tue, 19 Apr, 2016
Topshop has been ordered to pay pop star Rihanna’s legal costs following their multi-million pound battle over a T-shirt.
Wed, 04 Feb, 2015
Pop star Rihanna has won a legal battle with high street store Topshop over a T-shirt with her image.
Fri, 23 Jan, 2015
A mother who drank a half-bottle of vodka and eight cans of beer a day while pregnant and gave birth to a baby with serious, alcohol-related problems has been cleared of claims that she committed a criminal offence.
Fri, 05 Dec, 2014
Disgraced PR guru Max Clifford has lost a challenge against his eight-year jail sentence for sex offences.
Sat, 08 Nov, 2014
Former PR guru Max Clifford has lost a challenge against his eight-year jail sentence for sex offences.
Fri, 07 Nov, 2014
Formula 1 motorsport boss Bernie Ecclestone has won the latest round of a legal fight with a German media company.
Wed, 05 Nov, 2014
The parents of missing Madeleine McCann have won £55,000 in libel damages from the Sunday Times over a story which suggested that they had kept evidence from authorities investigating their daughter’s disappearance.
Fri, 03 Oct, 2014
Footballer Marlon King has lost his appeal over a driving offence which left a seriously injured motorist having to be cut out of his car.
Tue, 09 Sep, 2014
An Taisce has launched a fight to take its case over a new nuclear power station on the west coast of England to Europe.
Tue, 15 Jul, 2014
A man who was blocked in a doorway for questioning for a matter of seconds has been awarded £5 (€6) damages against the London police.
Wed, 02 Jul, 2014
The widower of a terminally ill hospital patient has won a landmark ruling that her human rights were violated because she was not consulted before a "do not resuscitate" notice was placed on her records.
Wed, 18 Jun, 2014
None of the 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster should be blamed for their tragic deaths, a coroner has said, which bereaved relatives welcomed as “music to our ears”.
Wed, 02 Apr, 2014
The “very many individual human tragedies” of the Hillsborough disaster have been laid bare in an emotionally-charged opening to the fresh inquests into the deaths of the 96 football fans who died.
Tue, 01 Apr, 2014
The opening weekend of the Heineken Cup has been overshadowed by the off-field threat to the competition’s existence. Despite the threats, accusations and stand-offs, ERC chief executive Derek McGrath still holds out hope that the competition can be saved.
Sat, 12 Oct, 2013
An agreement has been reached over the terms of a temporary order relating to the extent of the use of material seized from a Guardian journalist’s partner held at Heathrow under UK anti-terror laws, High Court judges heard.
Fri, 30 Aug, 2013
Lawyers acting for the journalist’s partner held for nine hours under anti-terror laws have won an order to stop the Government and police “inspecting, copying or sharing” data seized from him – except “for the purpose of protecting national security”.
Thu, 22 Aug, 2013
The inquests into the deaths of 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster will have a jury, the coroner ruled today.
Wed, 05 Jun, 2013
An Irishman who was jailed in England for nearly 20 years is to sue the police officers who he says “framed” him for robbery.
Thu, 25 Apr, 2013
A coroner was today appointed to the fresh inquest into the deaths of the 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster, and pledged to open the inquiry as soon as possible.
Wed, 13 Feb, 2013
A property developer is waiting to hear whether he has won the latest stage of a legal battle with two of the UK’s best-known businessmen over control of a £1bn (€1.16bn) company which owns three of London’s most famous hotels.
Fri, 08 Feb, 2013
A British judge wants lawyers to write less in a case involving Irish property developer Patrick McKillen’s battle for a control of a £1bn (€1.16bn) firm that owns three of London’s top hotels.
Thu, 07 Feb, 2013
Barry George, who spent eight years in prison after being wrongly convicted of the murder of British TV presenter Jill Dando, has lost his High Court bid for compensation because he was “not innocent enough to be compensated”.
Sat, 26 Jan, 2013
Barry George, who spent eight years in prison after being wrongly convicted of the murder of TV presenter Jill Dando, has lost his British High Court bid for compensation as a victim of a "miscarriage of justice".
Fri, 25 Jan, 2013
A petition calling for the UK’s three main party leaders to bring in a new press watchdog backed by law has attracted more than 56,000 signatures since being launched by high profile victims of media intrusion yesterday.
Sat, 01 Dec, 2012
Facebook is considering its next move after a Northern Ireland court ordered the removal of a page monitoring paedophiles.
Fri, 30 Nov, 2012
After an inquiry into press intrusion lasting more than year, Lord Justice Leveson today delivered a damning verdict on decades of “outrageous” behaviour by newspapers.
Thu, 29 Nov, 2012
Lord Justice Leveson condemned decades of “outrageous” behaviour by British newspapers today as he called for a new regulatory system backed by law.
Thu, 29 Nov, 2012
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson won his appeal today against a High Court ruling that News Group Newspapers (NGN) does not have to pay his legal costs arising from the phone-hacking affair.
Wed, 28 Nov, 2012