Case Reports

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The European Court of Human Rights will be delivering a Grand Chamber judgment in the case of Murray v the Netherlands at a public hearing on 26 April. The case concerns the complaint by a man convicted of murder in 1980, who consecutively served his life sentence on the islands of Curaçao and Arub

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The High Court has upheld a decision by the Financial Services Ombudsman to dismiss a complaint brought by a couple who claimed their bank had lost €9,418 of their money. Jeremiah and Mary Coleman are both retired and had held a current account with the Allied Irish Banks PLC for several years. Mr

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The High Court has declined to make an order requiring Euro Safety & Training Services to pay several hundred thousand euros upfront by way of security for the costs of proceedings brought against An Foras Áiseanna Saothair (FÁS), finding that the case was of public interests due to allegation

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The High Court has found that the 20-minute observation period traditionally used by the Gardaí before taking a breath-alcohol test did not make the detention of suspects unlawful. The Gardaí had been accustomed to preceding breath-alcohol tests with a 20-minute observation period to ensure that t

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Advocate General Wathelet of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has stated the posting of a hyperlink to a website which published photos without authorisation does not in itself constitute a copyright infringement. The motivation of the person who placed the hyperlink and the fact th

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The Supreme Court has dismissed a judicial review appeal brought by an employee of the Review Commissioners, who disputed the Commissioners’ decision not to fund her professional legal qualification. The Supreme Court found that there had been too long a delay since the employee was first notified

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The High Court has ordered for a solicitor, Mr Patrick Enright, to be struck off the Roll of Solicitors, as a result of fraudulent activity carried out by him in 1994. The Law Society had brought the application following a finding by the Disciplinary Tribunal that Mr Enright was not a fit person to

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