Tag: UK Law

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R v Hall - 1985
5th Jul 2019
Introduction: The defendant, Hall, was accused of handling stolen property. He denied knowing that it was stolen, stating only that he was suspicious of the property......

R v Slingsby - 1995
5th Jul 2019
Introduction: The defendant, Simon Slingsby, penetrated the complainant’s vagina and rectum with his fingers, accidentally cutting her with the signet ring he was......

R v Inglis
5th Jul 2019
Introduction: The appellant, Frances Inglis (F), was convicted of murdering her son Thomas (T). T was in a vegetative state due to serious head injuries....

R v Flattery - 1877
5th Jul 2019
Introduction: The defendant, John Flattery (JF) posed as a medical doctor and surgeon. The complainant, a young woman aged 19, consulted JF with respect to......

R v Dawson and James - 1976
5th Jul 2019
Introduction: One defendant pushed the victim who lost his balance enabling the second defendant to steal his wallet. The two defendants were convicted......

R v Poulton - 1832
5th Jul 2019
Introduction: A mother strangled her newborn baby, and was charged with the murder. Three medical men testified before a jury that a child can die during......

R v Lowe - 1973
5th Jul 2019
Introduction: Mr Lowe, of low intelligence, did not call a doctor to his sick infant child. The child died from dehydration and gross emaciation....

Pre Hospital Ethics and Legal Issues
5th Jul 2019
Introduction: The role of a paramedic is challenging, they are constantly first on the scene, make life and death decisions, and must treat people without ......

This Party Claim in Property Ownership
5th Jul 2019
Introduction: We are specifically interested in the species of interests[2] which would not have to be registered and so could potentially be unknown...

Woman With Dementia Refusing Treatment
5th Jul 2019
Introduction: The community needs to explore a elderly patients rights to end of life and quality of life decisions though beneficence, non-maleficence and ......

Law of Trust Distinguished
5th Jul 2019
Introduction: A trust is the creature of Equity and not of common law. Equity can be described as the body of rules which evolved from those rules applied and administered by the Court of Chancery before the Judicature Act 1873....

Refusal of Medical Treatment
5th Jul 2019
Introduction: The best interest came into being when the patient refused to consent. The common law prior to the implementation of Mental Capacity Act 2005......

R v Pagett - 1983
4th Jul 2019
Introduction: The appellant shot at a police officer who was trying to arrest him, and subsequently attempted to use a pregnant teenage girl standing nearby......

R v Dawson - 1985
4th Jul 2019
Introduction: 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....

R v Richardson
4th Jul 2019
Introduction: The appellant, a registered dentist, had her licence to practice suspended by the General Dental Council in 1996 but continued to treat patients......

R v Graham - 1982
4th Jul 2019
Introduction: Paul Graham had been drinking and taking drugs when he and his homosexual partner killed Graham’s wife. Graham claimed he was under duress as his......

R v Brown and Stratton
4th Jul 2019
Introduction: Brown and Stratton were cousins who jointly attacked Stratton’s father as Stratton found his father’s ongoing gender reassignment embarrassing....

R v Stones - 1989
4th Jul 2019
Introduction: The defendant, Stones, was caught running away from a house that had been burgled. When he was arrested and searched he was found......

R v G [2004] 1 AC 1034
4th Jul 2019
Introduction: The two appellants were boys aged 11 and 12 respectively. They went camping at night unsupervised (and in fact without parental permission)....