Andrew McKeown BL

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The High Court, sitting qua the Central Criminal Court (as the court of re-trial), has certified that a man is entitled to compensation for wrongful conviction. The man had been acquitted of murder but a newly-discovered fact revealed that there had been a miscarriage of justice.

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The High Court has denied the State permission to appeal in a case where the court quashed the deportation order of two relatives of an EU citizen, having heard that they offered to undergo DNA testing at their own expense. Background

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The Supreme Court has quashed the Government’s National Mitigation Plan to meet the National Transition Objective (NTO) in combating climate change on the grounds that it is “excessively vague and aspirational”. The Chief Justice Mr Justice Frank Clarke, giving the judgment of the

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The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal of Eve Doherty, a Detective Garda who was convicted of the harassment of a State solicitor. At the time of the harassment, the solicitor was employed by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), where she worked in the direction of criminal prosecutions. M

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