Brandon Power (22), of St Joseph’s Road, Newtownmountkennedy, Co Wicklow, was being sentenced on another matter when he lashed out and sank his teeth into Garda Trevor Devereux at Wicklow Circuit Court on March 31st, 2018. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A man who broke a garda’s finger when he bit him during a courtroom struggle has been told by the President of the Court of Appeal he must “put his be(...)

The Byrnes brought various High Court proceedings arising out of the acquisition of the loans and the properties being put into receivership. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Court of Appeal has dismissed an action by a father and son over the acquisition of some €6.2 million in loans by Nama. The proceedings by Vincen(...)

A three-judge Court of Appeal dismissed Philomena White’s appeal over the dismissal of her damages claim. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

An elderly woman who suffered a serious arm injury after falling at a caravan park in Co Waterford has lost her appeal over the dismissal of her damag(...)

The FBI claims that for at least 30 years, the man in question participated in the production and possession and sale of child pornography, which involved himself engaging in sexually explicit conduct with minor children. Photograph: Jim Bourg/Reuters

The High Court has granted the extradition of a 79-year-old man to the United States, where the FBI claims he has been “producing child pornography fo(...)

Ms Justice Aileen Donnelly, the High Court judge in charge of extradition, asked the European Courts for a ruling on the effect of Poland’s justice reforms earlier this year.

A decision to extradite a man to Poland, despite concerns over controversial justice “reforms” in the country, is set to be determined by the Supreme (...)

Ms Justice Aileen Donnelly will give her ruling on Wednesday. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Lawyers for a suspected drugs trafficker are seeking leave to appeal an order for his extradition to Poland, despite “generalised and systemic” violat(...)

Bradley Pharmacy has debts of about €24 million. Photograph: iStock

The High Court has appointed an interim examiner to the Bradley Pharmacy Group, which has debts of approximately €24 million. The group which employs(...)

Ms Justice Aileen Donnelly said “immense” legislative changes to Poland’s judicial system under the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party called into question the rule of law and judicial independence in Poland, and thus the mutual trust underpinning the EAW system. Photograph: Alan Betson

A judgment in the European Arrest Warrant case sent to the EU’s Court of Justice in Luxembourg by the High Court because of concerns about the quality(...)

Ms Justice Aileen Donnelly is to ask the ECJ if it is correct she should consider the deterioration in the independence of the Polish judiciary in her decision. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The extradition case that has raised fundamental questions about the rule of law in Poland, and how it affects the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) syste(...)

Ms Justice Aileen Donnelly halted an extradition case involving Polish man  in order to seek guidance from the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg. Photograph: Ronan Quinlan / Collins

Extraditions to Poland under the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) system may now come to a halt across the European Union, a number of lawyers have said.(...)

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