US District Court allows constitutional challenge proceed to protect future generations from climate change

A District Court Judge in Oregon has accused the federal government of failing to protect future generations from climate change, in rejecting a motion to dismiss a...

Supreme Court: Equality Tribunal has jurisdiction to investigate historical evidence in discrimination case brought...

The Supreme Court dismissed the appeal by County Louth Vocational Education Committee regarding proceedings before the Equality Tribunal concerning an allegation of discrimination on grounds of gender and...

Court of Appeal: Internet Service Providers must assist in identifying copyright infringers

The Court of Appeal has decided that the effect of EU law empowers the High Court to grant injunctions against non-infringing ISPs, thereby providing copyright holders with...

UNESCO adopts anti-Israel resolution on al-Aqsa Mosque

Palestinian leaders have welcomed a decision by the United Nations cultural agency to adopt a resolution on occupied East Jerusalem that sharply criticises Israeli policies around the...

List of new senior counsel includes 20 men and three women

The latest list of barristers approved for admission to the inner bar features 20 men and three women. Up until now, an advisory committee consisting of the Chief...

CJEU finds UK legislation unlawfully allowed for general and indiscriminate retention of data

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that the UK’s Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014 (DRIPA), a temporary emergency law which...

Woman entitled to damages over eviction by council

Supreme Court rules Ann Moore thrown out of home in a ‘fundamentally defective’ manner A woman is entited to damages over her unlawful eviction from her local authority...

UN experts raise alarm over growing number of homeless people in Cork with no...

Two United Nations experts on the human rights to water and sanitation and adequate housing today expressed concern over the increasing number of homeless people in the...