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Gayle Killilea. Photograph: Collins Courts

The trustee in one-time property developer Seán Dunne’s US bankruptcy is fighting an attempt by Mr Dunne’s wife, Gayle Killilea, to block examination (...)

Gayle Killilea’s lawyer is asking the judge in her husband Sean Dunne’s American bankruptcy trial to block an order from a different court  to provide details of the couple’s finances. Photograph: Douglas Healey

Gayle Killilea’s lawyer is asking the judge in her husband Sean Dunne’s American bankruptcy trial to block an order from a different court compelling (...)

Workers building a border fence in a private property located in the limits of the US states of Texas and New Mexico taken from Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua state, Mexico. Photograph: Herika Martinez/AFP/Getty

The US Supreme Court has cleared the way for the Trump administration to use billions of dollars in Pentagon funds to build sections of a border wall (...)

Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg appears in court for a retrial of his drug smuggling case in Dalian, Liaoning province on Monday. Photograph: Intermediate People’s Court of Dalian/Handout via Reuters

A Canadian man sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling will appeal the verdict, his lawyer said on Tuesday, arguing that the court should not h(...)

Denis O’Brien failed in his Supreme Court bid. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Supreme Court has refused to allow businessman Denis O’Brien leave to challenge a Court of Appeal rejection of his attempt to get discovery agains(...)

Director of Public Prosecutions Claire Loftus

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has said rising fees for legal counsel last year was partly due to the establishment of the Court of Appeal,(...)

Amanda Knox has been acquitted of murder by a top Italian court. Photograph: Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters

An Italian court has overturned the conviction of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher. The decision (...)

Kenneth Donohoe attempted a number of appeals and tried to have the conviction overturned in the European Court of Human Rights claiming that the sworn testimony of Garda Chief Superintendent Philip Kelly infringed his right to a fair trail.

An IRA man jailed after a suspected spy ring was unearthed has lost the final leg of legal battles to stop the courts accepting confidential evidence (...)