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 Supreme Court Judge, Mr Justice Frank Clarke pictured in the Four Courts after the announcement that he is to be appointed as the new chief justice. Photograph: Collins Courts

Most young barristers have to wait years for a meaty case to arrive on their desk. Frank Clarke was qualified less than a year when one of the biggest(...)

Asylum seekers Protest in Waterford in 2014.  Picture: Patrick Browne

The Supreme Court ruled last week in favour of a Burmese asylum seeker who challenged the legislative provisions that prohibited him from seeking work(...)

Angela Kerins: Rehab’s former chief executive will receive two-thirds of her costs in her case against the Dáil Public Accounts Committee. Photograph: Collins Courts

The rule of the higher courts is that costs follow the event – which is say that they go to the winner – unless otherwise ordered. When it gave the I(...)

The late Marie Fleming with her partner Tom Curran (left), daughter Corrinna Moore and family friend Brendan Gainey at the High Court in January 2013. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Tom Curran, the partner of late right-to-die campaigner Marie Fleming, has said he is disappointed a Garda investigation is under way into her death. (...)

The case of Teri Schiavo involved a long battle in the US courts. Photograph: Getty Images

A High Court judge is expected to decide soon if a severely brain-injured young man, who has been on ventilator support for four years and has a very (...)

Right-to-die campaigner Tom Curran has called on the Government to legalise the use of cannabis for medical purposes.  File photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Right-to-die campaigner Tom Curran has called on the Government to legalise the use of cannabis for medical purposes. Mr Curran said only two things(...)

When it works well, palliative care is not just about pain relief, but a vision of living well until you die.

Recently, I read Séamus O’Mahony’s occasionally grumpy, sometimes bleakly humorous and always thought-provoking book, The Way We Die Now. O’Mahony, a (...)

 Tom Curran has said he still fears a garda investigation into his role in assisting his wife to die in December 2013.  Photograph: Eric Luke /The Irish Times

Tom Curran, the partner of the late right-to-die campaigner Marie Fleming has said in an interview with the Irish Examiner that he helped dozens of s(...)

 President of the High Court Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns, at his office in the Four Courts in Dublin. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The retiring president of the High Court has warned his fellow judges about the dangers of paralysing investigations into matters of serious public co(...)

John Halligan: ‘We are talking about people who, in their most desperate moment of life, are being deprived of their humanitarian rights.’ Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Independent TD John Halligan moved a Private Member’s Bill providing for “a dignified and peaceful end of life’’ for qualifying persons. He said the(...)

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