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Donald Trump outside the White House, on Friday. Friday was not the end of what the American president tweeted was ‘the World’s most expensive Witch Hunt’. Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP

I got a call at 3pm Friday from the Washington electric company telling me that a manhole in front of my house was smoking, that the underground cable(...)

The Court of Appeal inherited a large volume of work from the Supreme Court when it was established as a new court in 2014, while it is also dealing with significant numbers of new cases.

The Government has pledged to cut waiting times for Court of Appeal cases by appointing an additional six judges. While there is a six-month average(...)

Last month the  €10 million award to former Kenmare Resources deputy chairman Donal Kinsella was cut to €250,000.Photograph: Collins

Former mining company executive Donal Kinsella will have to repay €250,000 of a €500,000 payment he received so that a record €10 million libel award (...)

Fianna Fáil candidate Brian Mohan.  File photograph: Collins

The Supreme Court has cleared the way for Fianna Fáil activist Brian Mohan to pursue a challenge to the constitutionality of a law linking State fundi(...)

Eric Eoin Marques, the Irishman alleged to be world’s largest facilitator of child pornography, could face up to 30 years in federal prison on each of the four charges against him

Why can’t Eric Eoin Marques, the Irishman alleged to be world’s largest facilitator of child pornography, be put on trial in Ireland? That was the pr(...)

Human Rights Watch said the compulsory sterilisation requirement is abusive and outdated. File Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire

Human Rights Watch has urged Japan to drop its requirement that transgender people be sterilised to have their gender changed on official documents. (...)

Colette and Brenda Quinn, daughters of Sean Quinn, are part of a dispute between Mr Quinns’ five children and the IBRC, concerning loans of €2.34bn

The hearing of the long-running dispute between Sean Quinn’s five children and Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) concerning loans of €2.34 bill(...)

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan must address a chilling and costly system which is tipped against the media. Photograph: James Forde/The Irish Times

The right to be informed of issues of legitimate public interest has been validated over the past week or so in the outcomes of two sets of court proc(...)

The man was an asylum applicant when he married the woman in Ireland in February 2010.

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal concerning the rights of individuals who enter into civil marriages that are later deemed to be marriag(...)

High Court master Edward Honohan: “Bank’s affidavits have fallen from grace. They no longer enjoy any presumption of accuracy.” Photograph: Collins

It is hard for judges to view bank records “without suspicion”, given recent banking scandals, and any judge who knowingly and uncritically favours ba(...)

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