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Kristian Shortt gave evidence before a special sitting of Letterkenny Circuit Court in Co Donegal.

A man has said he died twice on the operating table after being stabbed 17 times in a knife attack. Kristian Shortt told Letterkenny Circuit Court on(...)

Record: former deputy chairman of Kenmare Resources Donal Kinsella leaving court with his wife Joan after he was awarded €10 million in damages in a defamation case at the High Court. Photograph: Collins Courts

Damage, and damages. In law, the latter is often the only practical, although in many cases, wholly inadequate, means of compensation for the (...)

Dr Lafayette Ronald Hubbard,  founder of the Church of Scientology, pictured in 1959. Photograph:  Chris Ware/Keystone Features/Getty Images

Allegations of intimidation and counter proceedings of alleged defamation involving existing and former members of the Church of Scientology linked fo(...)

Scientologists Zabrina Collins and Michael O’Donnell have won High Court orders restraining former Scientologists Peter Griffiths and John McGhee from harassing, assaulting or intimidating them. File photograph: Reuters

A judge has warned warring members and former members of the Church of Scientology to “sit down and be reasonable” with each other if they want to avo(...)

Classes of innocence

British changes to the standard of proof required of victims of miscarriages of justice before they can claim compensation are deeply troubling. Havin(...)