As well as challenging the decision of the Minister for Defence to discharge him from the Permanent Defence Forces next month, Private Denis Dowd will seek a declaration that a Medical Corps Instruction, insofar as it refers to obesity, is repugnant to the Constitution.

A soldier who is considered too fat to serve his country can legally challenge a decision not to allow him extend his military service, the High Court(...)

An “irrational” deportation order by the Minister for Justice against an Iranian who claimed he faces death in his home country, has been quashed by a(...)

Gerry Walshe is seeking to appeal a refusal by  President of the High Court, Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns to allow him bring a petition challenging the May 22nd referendum result.

An application for a stay aimed at restraining the issuing of a certificate verifying the result of the same sex marriage referendum has been adjourne(...)

Judge Mary Faherty said she was satisfied Peter Kenny was entitled to leave to apply for a judicial review of the governor’s decision

A Dublin man guilty of murdering a father of three in the city five years ago was told by the High Court on Tuesday he could challenge a withdrawal of(...)

Dozens of cases being taken against the manufacturers of allegedly defective hip replacements may be struck out following a ruling by the High Court.

Dozens of cases being taken against the manufacturers of allegedly defective hip replacements may be struck out following a ruling by the High Court. (...)

Jailed former politican Ivor Callely has begun a High Court challenge aimed at overturning the Minister for Justice’s refusal to grant him temporary release from prison.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Jailed former politican Ivor Callely has begun a High Court challenge aimed at overturning the Minister for Justice’s refusal to grant him temporary (...)

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