Case Reports

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The High Court has ruled that the establishment of fourteen drink driving checkpoints was valid, following a challenge from an individual charged with drink driving. The court found that a Mandatory Alcohol Testing authorisation, which allowed for the establishment of checkpoints from Monday 24th Ma

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The Director of Public Prosecutions has won an appeal to proceed with the trial of Valeriu Sirbu, despite the loss of CCTV footage showing Sirbu committing the alleged crime, and despite the fact that the prosecution case now lies entirely on the statements of those who saw the CCTV footage. The Cou

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The High Court has found the transfer of a family farm from a late father to his now-deceased son was not committed under duress or undue influence. A rescission had been sought by Sean Lynn’s son Michael Lynn, who had claimed that the transfer of the family home had been a result of duress and/or

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A man who complained German courts violated his article 6 right to be presumed innocent after they revoked the suspension of a sentence previously imposed on him has won his appeal at the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). The ECtHR noted that the German courts had stated their “firm convicti

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The Supreme Court has ruled in favour of an Irish farmer who objected to the compulsory purchase of his land by the Industrial Development Agency (IDA). The Supreme Court found that the IDA had acted beyond its powers, and that the connection between the IDA chairman and the consultant group recomme

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A man found guilty of murdering Dubliner David White by repeated stabbing has lost his appeal against the Central Criminal Court’s 2013 conviction and life sentence. Judges in the Court of Appeal rejected the appellant’s numerous grounds for appeal, including allegations that the trial judge had

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The English Bridge Union (EBU) has failed in a legal challenge to have the card game recognised as a sport. A judge at the High Court in London ruled that the decision by English Sports Council - a non-departmental public body which provides government and lottery funding for sport in the community

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Data protection legislation of a member state may be applied to a foreign company which exercises in that state, through stable arrangements, a real and effective activity the European Court of Justice has ruled. The Data Protection Directive provides that each member state is to designate one or mo

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