A protest against the direct provision system in 2014. Photograph: Patrick Browne

It’s not often the judiciary finds on a matter of social justice and rolls the ball back to the executive to determine how the issue should be resolve(...)

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The Supreme Court has reserved judgment on a bid by an Algerian man with alleged links to Islamic terrorism to prevent his deportation. The deportati(...)

With its declaration that the absolute ban on asylum seekers seeking paid work is unconstitutional, the Supreme Court has produced a landmark decision(...)

A Burmese man who spent eight years in direct provision before getting refugee status has unanimously won his Supreme Court appeal over laws preventin(...)

Case involved interpretation of discrimination provisions of the Equal Status Act 2000 in relation to provision of education services here

A student with dyslexia was not discriminated against because special explanatory notes were attached to her Leaving Certificate, the Supreme Court h(...)

A man with alleged links to Islamic terrorism claims that, if deported to his native country, he is at risk of being tortured and subjected to inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. File photograph: Getty Images

An appeal by a man with alleged links to Islamic terrorism against his removal from the State will be heard by the Supreme Court later this month. Th(...)

The court heard the man was convicted and jailed in France for several years for terrorist offences

The Supreme Court has provisionally fixed May 31st to hear an appeal by a man, alleged to have links to Islamic terrorism, against his removal from th(...)

Anne Shortall case: Roy Webster had argued he was provoked into killing Ms Shortall - a partial defence available to accused in Irish law. File photograph: Michael Kelly

Roy Webster had argued that he was provoked into killing Anne Shortall, which is a partial defence available to accused in Irish law who plead that th(...)

Fr Brendan Smyth, now deceased, abused the the man,  his sister and their cousin between 1969 and 1988. Photograph: Colin Keegan

Three victims of paedophile priest Brendan Smyth are entitled to a full hearing of their claim for damages in the High Court despite previous rulings (...)

By a six to one majority, the Supreme Court dismissed Tusla’s appeal against an order directing the phased release of two children into their mother’s care

The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, against an order directing the phased release of two children into th(...)

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