Judgments: key cases in brief

Genetic mother not entitled to be registered as mother of twins born to surrogate. In re MR; MR v. An tArd- Chláraitheoir [2014]IESC 60 (Supreme Court(...)

 Louise O’Keeffe, who pursued her case to the European Court of Human Rights.  Photograph: Garrett White/ Collins Court

It’s a road Louise O’Keeffe could scarcely have imagined she would end up travelling when she set off as a five year old to Dunderrow National School (...)

Ryanair is likely to go seek injunctions in the Irish courts. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ryanair is likely to ask the courts to order a number of websites to stop reselling its tickets following a ruling yesterday.The airline is challengin(...)

 Mr Justice Frank Clarke, giving the unanimous judgment, dismissed an appeal by the Minister for Justice against a High Court decision quashing the refusal.

The State is entitled to cite financial costs as a reason for refusing refugees the right to bring family members to live with them in the State, the (...)

Child sex abuse survivor Louise O’Keefe was I said it was a positive meeting with Enda Kenny overall, as he pledged tghatCabinet would make a decision before Christmas on whether the state is going to continue to fight claims by people abused while attending primary school.

Child sex abuse survivor, Louise O’Keeffe has welcomed a pledge from Taoiseach, Enda Kenny that the Cabinet will make a decision before Christmas on w(...)

Ryanair welcomed the Supremt Court’s decision Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

A Ryanair legal case against screenscrapers which re-sell its flights on their own websites will be heard in the Republic following a Supreme Court ru(...)

Economist Jonathan Gruber: claimed Obamacare legislation passed Congress because of a ‘lack of transparency’ and ‘the stupidity of the American voter’. Photograph: Evan McGlinn/the New York Times

Loose talk – or candid views, depending on your political leaning – from an academic health economist came like manna from heaven for Republicans a(...)

Frozen storage at sperm bank: Irish law has failed to keep up with scientific progress in human reproduction

Earlier this month, the Supreme Court handed down judgment in a landmark case concerning the legal motherhood of a child born through a surrogacy arra(...)

Judgments: key cases in brief

Arguments regarding legality of seizure of drugs parcel should have proceeded to trial. DPP vs Lawel (2014) IECCA 33 (Court of Criminal Appeal, MacMen(...)

File photograph of Jillian Godsil pictured leaving the Four Courts after a hearing in the High Court. Photograph: Collins

A woman whose legal challenge prompted the Government to introduce legislation allowing undischarged bankrupts to run for European and Dáil elections (...)