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Graham Dwyer claimed data gathered from his phone,should not have been used at his 2015 trial before the Central Criminal Court as that breached his rights. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The State’s appeal against an important ruling in favour of convicted murderer Graham Dwyer will be heard in December. The High Court ruling, given i(...)

The use of the data, Graham Dwyer claimed, breached his rights, including to privacy, under the Constitution, EU Charter and the European Convention on Human Rights. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a “leapfrog” appeal by the State against an important ruling in favour of convicted murderer Graham Dwyer. A hear(...)

Graham Dwyer: The data, which was generated by his work phone, placed the phone at specific places at particular times and dates. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The State is to ask the Supreme Court to hear its appeal against a High Court ruling in favour of Graham Dwyer, which forms part of his attempt to ove(...)

Graham Dwyer: jailed for murder. File Photograph: Collins Courts

The State has yet to announce if it will appeal a High Court ruling in favour of Graham Dwyer which forms part of his bid to overturn his conviction f(...)

Convicted murderer Graham Dwyer: evidence used to convict him included information accessed by the Garda using rules that require phone operators to retain information for two years. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The chilling effect on privacy and other rights by actual, feared and mandatory surveillance cannot be underestimated, a High Court judge said in a ru(...)

The prosecution argued Graham Dwyer had stabbed the 36-year-old to death for his own sexual gratification. File photograph: Collins Courts

Graham Dwyer was found guilty of murdering childcare worker Elaine O’Hara in March 2015, following a nine-week trial. Dwyer an architect from Ke(...)

Graham Dwyer’s legal team argued, and the High Court agreed, that the law providing for the retention of his phone data was  in breach of his rights.

Graham Dwyer received “limited” relief from the High Court on Thursday in his fight to overturn his conviction for the murder of Elaine O’Hara. That (...)

Graham Dwyer arriving at the Four Courts for a Supreme Court hearing in 2013. File photograph: Collins

The Government will consult the Attorney General in the wake of a ruling on Thursday in favour of convicted murderer Graham Dwyer, Minister for Justic(...)

 Graham Dwyer: the State says his application is misconceived and should be dismissed. Photograph: Collins Courts

Graham Dwyer has won an important legal battle against the State and the Garda Commissioner as part of his bid to overturn his conviction for the murd(...)

The High Court is due to rule  in October on Graham Dwyer’s bid to overturn a law permitting the use of personal mobile phone data during his trial for the murder of childcare worker Elaine O’Hara.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Convicted murderer Graham Dwyer is one of those awaiting key judgments as the new law term opens this week. The High Court is due to rule later in O(...)

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