Court cannot attack new rules for means-testing tenants in rent-controlled houses
Tenants facing eviction win right to have Rent Regulation Board means-test and have rent revised
Attempted murder convict awarded €3,000 in damages over unassisted police statement
The prisoner, who is serving an 18-year sentence for stabbing a motorist in 2005, had filed constitutional proceedings three years ago
Court declines to stop witness from testifying in Caruana Galizia case

Accused in Caruana Galizia assassination do not want court expert to testify, but a court has refused to recognise their alleged breach of fair hearing

Accused in Caruana Galizia assassination do not want court...

Jail term for convicted thief Maximilian Ciantar confirmed

The convicted thief's nine-month jail term was confirmed on appeal,...

The convicted thief's nine-month jail term...

Sea-Watch activists plead guilty to damaging public property

The activists were accused of spray painting slogans on the Kappara bridge 

The activists were accused of spray painting slogans on the...

Grech Mintoff must pay €3,000 for ‘baby-killer’ slur against gay rights movement

Court says conservative activist knowingly made non-factual statements on social media to associate MGRM with funds from American pro choice organisation

Court says conservative activist knowingly made non-factual...

Child seriously injured after falling off fence in Gozo

The 7-year-old has been transferred by helicopter to Mater Dei Hospital for...

The 7-year-old has been transferred by helicopter to Mater...

Judicial promotions for Francesco Depasquale and Yana Micallef Stafrace

Judicial promotions for Francesco Depasquale and Yana Micallef Stafrace • Nadine Sant, daughter in law of Labour Party lawyer Pawlu Lia, tipped for...

Judicial promotions for Francesco Depasquale and Yana...

VRT cheat who admitted to wrong charges sees three-year jail term reduced

The police had charged the man with trading in influence despite there not being the legal prerequisites for them to do so

The police had charged the man with trading in influence...

Driver of getaway car released on bail

The driver of a vehicle allegedly involved in a violent robbery on an elderly woman in Qormi was granted bail on Wednesday

The driver of a vehicle allegedly involved in a violent...

Man carrying over €10,000 before boarding flight spared fine

The court said there were more serious crimes for the police to prosecuting

The court said there were more serious crimes for the...

Appeals court unable to judge merits of case after witness confuses testimony

Judge Giovanni Grixti remarked that depositions in summary proceedings should be registered to avoid confusion at appeal stage

Judge Giovanni Grixti remarked that depositions in summary...

Heroin trafficker guilty of involuntary homicide case to be reheard

The man had been found guilty in 2013 of supplying 20-year-old Theresa Agius...

The man had been found guilty in 2013 of supplying...

Alfred Degiorgio files new constitutional case over court expert

Lawyers make new claim of breach of fair hearing over appointment of IT expert...

Lawyers make new claim of breach of fair hearing over...

Paqpaqli circuit designer: ‘We didn’t know where spectators would stand’

The circuit's designer said there had been no communication with the organisers but only with the local representatives for Porsche

The circuit's designer said there had been no...

Somali man who tried to bite police officer imprisoned for one year

The man was sentenced to one-year imprisonment and ordered to pay a fine of...

The man was sentenced to one-year imprisonment and ordered...

Woman who forced lover to fake being a charity collector has prison term changed to probation

The court of appeal dismissed the testimony of the woman's former partner but insisted she knew where the money given to her was coming from

The court of appeal dismissed the testimony of the...

Man given restraining order for accessing friend’s Facebook account

A man was conditionally discharged for 20 months and given a restraining order...

A man was conditionally discharged for 20 months and given...

Strickland heir’s right to secret files confirmed by Appeals Court

Hornyhold-Strickland, the second largest shareholder in Allied Newspapers...

Hornyhold-Strickland, the second largest shareholder in...

Court hears how public official sought bribe to solve social housing problem

A man is charged with asking for €500 to help solve someone’s housing problem

A man is charged with asking for €500 to help solve...