Case Reports

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The UK Supreme Court has unanimously allowed the appeal of an unfairly dismissed fingerprint officer involved in the McKie scandal, finding that the original Employment Tribunal’s (ET) interpretation of the relevant legislation leading to a reinstatement order was sound. Lord Hodge, with whom Lady

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The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled the UK’s policy requiring recipients of child benefit and child tax credit to have a right to reside in the UK, while indirectly discriminatory, is justified by the need to protect the finances of the host member state. The regulation on the coo

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The Supreme Court has clarified the law in relation to sexual assaults against males, noting that the impact of the case of S(M) v. Ireland & Ors (No.2) 4 I.R. 369 was not to limit sentences to two years, but to ensure that principles of equality were applied to sentencing for assaults against

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Two siblings have had their action for malicious prosecution and false imprisonment dismissed by the Supreme Court, who found that the facts did not support their allegations. The siblings, Stephen Murphy junior and Ann Murphy, had brought an action claiming malicious prosecution following years of

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A name containing several tokens of nobility and freely chosen by a German in another member state of which he also holds the nationality does not necessarily have to be recognised in Germany, the European Court of Justice has ruled. Mr Nabiel Peter Bogendorff von Wolffersdorff, who was born in Germ

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The High Court has denied a company's request to cross-examine the deponents of affidavits in a defamation case. The case concerned an ongoing dispute between Ryanair and Evert Van Zwol, John Goss, Ted Murphy, Carl Kuwitzky and Samuel Giezendanner, concerning a statement published by the defendants

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The High Court has refused five individuals’ request to revoke an agreement they made with the State to discontinue proceedings against it with regards to historical sex-abuse suffered in schools. Mr Justice Max Barrett, began by noting that the plaintiffs encountered three difficulties:

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A ban on wearing headscarves in companies may be admissible if it is based on a general company rule which prohibits political, philosophical and religious symbols from being worn visibly in the workplace to ensure religious and ideological neutrality, in the opinion of an advocate general of the Co

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