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Vicarious Liability

Employment Law

There are a variety of situations in which a party may be charged with vicarious liability. A case in point, parents may be held vicariously liable...

Last modified: 4th Nov 2022

Vicarious Liability Cases | Negligence

Case Summaries

Examples of vicarious liability case around the subject of matrimonial issues between husband and wife....

Last modified: 4th Nov 2022

Vicarious Liability and Employer Employee Relationship

Employment Law

Vicarious liability is a word that combined with two elements which are vicarious and liability. Vicarious means felt or experienced by reading ......

Last modified: 4th Nov 2022

Concept of Vicarious Liability

Business Law

Explain the economic logic behind laws related to the concept of vicarious liability The simple definition of vicarious liability is where ......

Last modified: 4th Nov 2022

Gregory v Piper - Case Summary

Case Summaries

The issue in Gregory v Piper was whether a master could be liable for the trespass which occurred as a result of instructions the master gave to another in his employment....

Last modified: 4th Nov 2022

Football Hooliganism Essay - Criminology

Criminology

This report will look at football hooliganism and how it has changed through the years. It will look at the early years of hooliganism and compare the hooliganism to today’s hooligan firms....

Last modified: 27th Oct 2022

Increase in Police Powers since the 1980s

Administrative Law

This essay will concentrate on some of the most violent tests the police have had to face in recent history. During these times we have seen political upheaval, football hooliganism and rioting....

Last modified: 27th Oct 2022

Law for Business

Civil Law

Stuart Pendlebury who just turned 90 years old was gifted an electric blanket from his grandchildren. The blanket caused him burns on his legs and damages to his bed and room décor extensively....

Last modified: 11th Oct 2022

Duress in Contract Law

Contract Law

Duress is a means by which a person or party can be released from a contract, where that person or party has been forced or coerced into the contract....

Last modified: 7th Sep 2022

R v Lockley - 1995

Case Summaries

In R v Lockley the defendant stole cans of beer from an off-licence. The shopkeeper tried to prevent him leaving the shop with the stolen items....

Last modified: 7th Sep 2022

The Ghosh Test for Dishonesty Has Attracted Many Critics

Properties and Trusts

One example is Professor Griew, author of “The Theft Acts 1968 and 1978 (7th edn, 1995) Some commentators argue that it creates a “Robin Hood......

Last modified: 26th Aug 2022

R v Ghosh - 1982

Case Summaries

Meaning of dishonesty under the Theft Act 1968. The defendant, Ghosh, was a locum consultant at a hospital who falsely claimed to have carried out a surgical operation in order to claim money when in fact that operation had been carried out by someone else under the NHS...

Last modified: 26th Aug 2022

The Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982

Act Summaries

The Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982 is an Act that ensures that traders provide services to an adequate standard of workmanship and is applicable to contracts entered into before 1 October 2015, in the United Kingdom....

Last modified: 25th Aug 2022

Criminal Law Dissertation Topics

Law Dissertation Topics

Here you will find a selection of 12 dissertation topics and ideas on criminal and evidence law. We have provided these law dissertation topics to help you....

Last modified: 25th Aug 2022

Writing a Masters Law Dissertation

LLM Study Guide

For many students the completion of their LLM dissertation may well be the first occasion that they have been faced with writing such a lengthy piece of work....

Last modified: 25th Aug 2022

The Bosman Ruling and it's Implications on English Football Clubs

Sports Law

The European Court of Justice’s (ECJ) decision in Union Royale Belge des Societes de Football Association (ASBL) v Bosman changed the face of football when it prevented clubs from demanding transfer fees for out-of-contract players...

Last modified: 25th Aug 2022

R v King

Case Summaries

The defendant had remarried while his previous marriage was still valid. He was prosecuted for bigamy contrary to section 57 of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861...

Last modified: 9th Dec 2021

Case Law on Duress by Threats

Case Summaries

Duress by Threats. The general nature of the defence of duress is that the defendant was forced by someone else to break the law under an immediate threat of serious harm befalling himself or someone else, ie he would not have committed the offence but for the threat. Duress is a defence because.....

Last modified: 28th Oct 2021

Malone v Laskey - 1907

Case Summaries

The claimant lived in a house belonging to her husband’s employer.  The claimant’s husband was a tenant, and she had a license to live at the property.  Whilst using the lavatory, the cistern was dislodged by vibrations caused by the next-door neighbour’s electricity generator, which fell on her causing her injuries....

Last modified: 28th Oct 2021

McCutheon v David MacBrayne Ltd - 1964

Case Summaries

McCutheon delivered his car to the defendant shipping company for carriage from the Hebrides to the mainland. The car was destroyed when the ship sank because of the company’s negligence. ...

Last modified: 28th Oct 2021

R v Hennessy - 1989

Case Summaries

Diabetes and defences – automatism or insanity in hyperglycaemic cases. The appellant (a diabetic) was apprehended while driving a stolen car. He later collapsed at the police station it became apparent that he was having a diabetic episode....

Last modified: 28th Oct 2021

R v Sullivan [1984] AC 156

Case Summaries

The defendant, a psychomotor epilepsy sufferer, had an epileptic seizure during which he kicked the victim in the head violently. He was charged with causing Grievous Bodily Harm contrary to sections 18 and 20 of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861...

Last modified: 28th Oct 2021

R v Dawson - 1985

Case Summaries

The defendant approached a petrol station manned by a 50 year old male.  The defendants attempted a robbery with an imitation gun and a pick-axe handle. The defendants demanded money but did not touch the attendant who pressed the alarm button and the defendants ran away without obtaining any cash....

Last modified: 28th Oct 2021

R v Franklin - 1883

Case Summaries

Mr Franklin took up a larger box from Brighton Pier and threw it into the sea. The victim was swimming underneath in the sea at the time and was struck by the box and died....

Last modified: 28th Oct 2021

George Mitchell v Finney Lock Seeds - 1983

Case Summaries

The Claimant (George Mitchell) and the Defendant (Finney Lock Seeds Ltd) entered into an agreement where the Defendant would supply the Claimant with 30lb of Dutch winter cabbage seed....

Last modified: 28th Oct 2021