A Nigerian man who suffers from glaucoma has lost his High Court challenge to the Minister for Justice's refusal to grant him permission to remain here on medical grounds.
Wed, 31 Jul, 2019
So that’s Monday nearly wrapped up. Here are some of the stories we published on irishexaminer.com today which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.
Mon, 08 Jul, 2019
A Pakistani woman and her three children who came here from the UK after leaving her allegedly violent husband have won a significant legal challenge over a referral to the UK of their application for refugee status.
Wed, 26 Jun, 2019
The High Court has ordered the surrender of a Polish man to face trial in his native country despite finding “generalised and systemic” violations to the independence of Poland’s judiciary.
Mon, 19 Nov, 2018
The judge directed bona fide members of the press may attend and report such applications but, before the court sits to hear such cases, they must make themselves known to the court registrar and produce satisfactory identification such as a National Union of Journalists card.
Thu, 11 Oct, 2018
Education Minister Richard Bruton has defended the Government’s interpretation of the European court ruling in the Louise O’Keeffe case following a query from a former High Court judge about a related compensation scheme.
Fri, 11 May, 2018
The solicitor for the family of Sophie Toscan du Plantier say they “do not fear” efforts by Ian Bailey to bring a case to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), and also said they hope to hold the trial against him in France before the end of the year.
Wed, 09 May, 2018
Education Minister Richard Bruton has sent a response to a former High Court judge’s request for a justification of the Government’s controversial interpretation of a European ruling in the Louise O’Keeffe school sex abuse case.
Wed, 02 May, 2018
Convicted sex offender and legal academic Brian Doolan has launched a High Court challenge over being disciplined by the Arbour Hill Prison authorities for comments posted on his website crticising the victim's support group 'One in Four'.
Mon, 18 Dec, 2017
The decision by the all-party Oireachtas committee examining Ireland’s abortion law to recommend the repeal of the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution in its present form has prompted many people to write toon the subject.
Mon, 30 Oct, 2017
The body representing national newspapers in Ireland yesterday said the Irish legislative framework “breaches” European law as it fails to adequately protect “the sources and privacy of journalists”.
Fri, 22 Jan, 2016
Abuse victim Louise O’Keeffe, who defeated the State in the European Court, has launched a stinging attack on Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan over her “deplorable” failure to properly deal with children abused by State employees.
Wed, 13 Jan, 2016
The State’s offer of out-of- court settlements to victims of child sexual abuse at school has been described as "an absolute disgrace" by survivor Louise O’Keeffe, who was forced to resort to the European courts in her own battle for justice.
Wed, 17 Dec, 2014
The State is opposing an application by lawyers for the hooded men for their legal costs over a case they brought to the High Court in a bid to compel the Government to seek a revision from the European Court of Human Rights of its findings over their internment in the 1970s.
Fri, 12 Dec, 2014
Several men seeking the reopening of a landmark case against Britain over the alleged use of torture techniques in Northern Ireland during the Troubles are "heartened" the Government is now taking their case seriously, their counsel told the High Court yesterday.
Tue, 02 Dec, 2014
A group of men detained by British security forces during the Troubles want the Irish Government to step in and seek a review of a controversial 1978 judgment of the European Court of Human Rights which said their treatment was "inhuman and degrading" but not torture.
Sat, 29 Nov, 2014