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Hands across the water: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar meets US president Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday. Photograph: Reuters/Jim Young

The one-man brand and US president, Donald Trump, considers himself to be one of the world’s truly great marketers. He has a point. Think of all the n(...)

 Chief Justice, Frank Clarke will launch the report on Monday at NUI Galway, where the court is sitting this week, the first time it has sat outside a courthouse since the Four Courts reopened in 1932. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A looming Brexit is among the challenges facing the Supreme Court, the Chief Justice has said in the court’s first-ever annual report. The report dis(...)

Angela Kerins: was subjected to prolonged questioning about her salary,  pay and  conditions

The Supreme Court decision in the Angela Kerins case has brought into focus a fault line that has been evident in parliamentary inquiries since the Dá(...)

Chief Justice Frank Clarke:  wrote a ‘strongly worded letter’ to Charlie Flanagan. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Chief Justice, Frank Clarke, has written “a strongly worded letter” to Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan outlining his frustration at having t(...)

Chief Justice Frank Clarke has been asked to propose a committee to examine soft-tissue injuries so new figures can be included in Personal Injury Assessment Board guidelines. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Chief Justice has been asked by Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan to create simple rules to force through rapid reductions in awards for soft-(...)

Chief Justice Frank Clarke praised practitioners of sports law in Ireland, saying it was a unique area of law which combined expertise and precedent from many other specialities. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The GAA needs to be vigilant about the risk of betting corruption arising among players, a sports law conference has been told. “I don’t think any sp(...)

The site of the proposed Apple data centre in Athenry. While Apple is not now proceeding with the project, the court’s decision is likely to affect the board’s consideration of similar data centre developments

The Supreme Court will sit in Galway next March to hear an appeal over whether An Bord Pleanála breached its legal obligations in how it approved the (...)

Chief Justice Mr Justice Frank Clarke said additional pressures placed on the Irish judiciary when the Republic becomes the only common law country in the EU after Brexit mean more judges would be needed over time. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

New arrangements to extradite criminal suspects between the Republic and the UK after Brexit would likely be easier to challenge which may result in s(...)

A woman stops to photograph a mural showing pictures of underwear with the slogan ‘Not Asking For It’ in a street in Dublin last week as a protest after a defence lawyer showed a 17-year-old girl’s thong in court. Photograph: Paul Faith/ AFP/Getty Images

Rape is one of the most serious offences in the criminal code and one of the worst imaginable violations of human dignity. In spite of gross under-rep(...)

The changes are seen as a response to commentary being made on live court cases – usually via social media – that have strayed beyond contemporaneous reporting. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

New rules seeking to ensure that only bona-fide journalists and lawyers may report or tweet from court cases are very worrying, Solidarity-People Befo(...)

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