Ruling on data use in Dwyer case could affect other convictions
State seeks clarity from Europe on data rules following High Court victory for Graham Dwyer, whose conviction relied on phone records
The state is expected to seek clarity from the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on EU data retention rules, following last week’s High Court victory for convicted murderer Graham Dwyer.
The decision found the 2011 Irish legislation used by gardaí to gain access to Dwyer’s phone records was in breach of EU law and the European Convention on Human Rights. It may have implications for other criminal cases.
The ruling will bolster Dwyer’s bid...
Subscribe from just 1€
Choose the subscription that is right for you
For the first month
€19.99 Monthly ThereafterSubscribe today
For the first year
€199.99 annually thereafterSubscribe today
For the first 90 days
€55.00 quarterly ThereafterSubscribe today
These offers are not available for current subscribers. Offers and pricing are subject to change without notice.
Terms & Conditions Apply