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The Supreme Court has ruled the Seanad committee was entitled to find former senator Ivor Callely misrepresented his place of residence for the purpose of claiming expenses. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

A Seanad committee has won its appeal against a High Court finding in favour of former Senator Ivor Callely over his expenses. A seven-ju(...)

Even taking into account the cost of this litigation, the club still has significant reserves and a significant minority favours its continued existence, Mr Justice Frank Clarke observed.

All social and sports club members share in their organisation’s property and assets, unless the rules say otherwise, the Supreme Court said ye(...)

A Limerick man who left a school boy with permanent brain damage after beating him unconscious in an unprovoked attack has successfully appeale(...)

The advent here of the US Miranda approach to access to a lawyer for an arrested person moved a step closer as a result of a landmark Supreme C(...)

A unanimous Supreme Court ruling today quashing an attempted rape conviction on grounds that suspects who request a lawyer cannot be questioned by gardaí until they get that legal advice

A unanimous Supreme Court ruling today has very significant implications for Garda investigations and prosecutions. The judgement quash(...)

Michael McDowell:  Ireland was about to enter into a three-month period of “inane debate” leading to “largely worthless” European Parliament elections: Photograph: Dara MacDónaill

Former tánaiste Michael McDowell has warned that “elitist eurofederalists” are “firing up the boilers” for one more step towar(...)

The late Justice Anthony Hederman

The legal life of former judge and attorney general Anthony Hederman was a vocation and he had a respect for the Constitution of a country he loved, t(...)

Mr Justice Frank Clarke, presiding at the Court of Criminal Appeal, said the court would allow the appeal and would hear submissions on whether there should be a retrial on January 15th. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The Court of Criminal Appeal has quashed the convictions of two Wexford men who received prison sentences for forging the will of an elderly farmer. L(...)

John Gilligan pictured this afternoon at the Four Courts in Dublin. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Supreme Court has given directions for the exchange of legal papers in an appeal over the seizure of assets of John Gilligan and his family. Gilli(...)

Michael Lowry: was minister for communications at the time the licence was awarded. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Former minister for communications Michael Lowry may seek to be joined with the State as a defendant in the case in which Persona, the entity that cam(...)

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