Gary Simpson

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Mountjoy Prison reception wing. Photograph: David Sleator

The Supreme Court has awarded a former prisoner €7,500 damages over violation of his constitutional right to protection of his person by having to ‘sl(...)

Supreme Court will address whether damages must be paid for breach of constitutional rights or whether declarations may be more appropriate in some cases.

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by a former prisoner with potential implications for up to 1,000 cases concerning slopping out in priso(...)

The refusal in the case of Gary Simpson, a former inmate at Mountjoy Prison, may have implications for some of an estimated 1,200 other slopping out cases that are in the pipeline.

A High Court judge has refused to award a former prisoner substantial legal costs, estimated at more than €1 million, related to his case over the slo(...)

The State has yet to indicate if it will appeal Mr Justice Michael White’s significant decision that slopping out breached former prisoner Gary Simpson’s right to privacy and to dignity

A High Court judge is to rule on liability for what the State has agreed will be the “substantial” costs, estimated at more than €1 million, of a for(...)

Prisoners on D1 wing also had to eat their meals in the cell which was akin to eating in ‘a not very nice toilet’.

The first of several test cases to decide if the State is liable for damages to more than 800 prisoners over “slopping out” has opened at the High Cou(...)