Tag: UK Law

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R v Rostron - 2003
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: Both R and C appealed against their conviction. They argued that the golf balls were abandoned by their original owners and, thus, removal......

R v Sullivan [1984] AC 156
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant, a psychomotor epilepsy sufferer, had an epileptic seizure during which he kicked the victim in the head violently....

R v St George - 1840
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The Defendant (St. George) got into an argument with the victim, a Mr Durant. During the course of this argument, the Defendant took out a gun and......

R v Saw - 2009
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: Five appellants sought leave to appeal their sentences and a sixth appellant appealed against his sentence for burglary of an occupied dwelling house....

R v Martin - 1881
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant decided to play a practice joke on theatre goers by barring the exits to a playhouse, cutting the lights on the exits......

R v Cunningham - 1957
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The appellant removed a gas meter in order to steal the money inside. The meter however was connected to the neighbouring house......

R v Mullen [2000] QB 520
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: Mullen was brought back to England from Zimbabwe due to being wanted by the police. Upon his arrival, he was arrested and later convicted of conspiracy......

R v Lowrie - 2005
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant had made a series of repeatedly false calls to the emergency services. This was a consistent form of behaviour for the defendant......

R v Lipman - 1970
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: Robert Lipman was convicted of manslaughter for killing his friend while on a bad LSD trip. She suffered two blows to the head and......

R v Kennedy - 2007
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant and victim were living together in a hostel. The victim visited the defendants room and asked for “a bit to make him sleep”. The defendant......

R v Pittwood - 1902
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant was employed by a railway company to operate the gate at a level crossing across the track. He lifted the gate to......

R v Rimmington and R v Goldstein
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: Rimmington sent hundreds of letters containing racial offensive material to several people. Goldstein sent some salt and a cheque......

R v Sangha
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: A flat in which squatters occupied, had two armchairs and a mattress which Sangha set fire to whilst the flat was unoccupied....

R v Shepherd - 1988
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant entered a shop with a view to stealing boxes of goods from it. When charged with burglary, the defendant raised the defence......

R v H - 2005
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant propositioned the victim sexually and attempted to pull her towards him and place a hand over her mouth by grabbing......

R v Page - 1954
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: A British soldier, Harry Richard Page (HRP), killed an Egyptian national in Egypt and was convicted of murder of an Egyptian......

R v Morris; Anderton v Burnside
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendants were convicted of theft under s.1 of the Theft Act 1968 after switching the labels on products in a supermarket to obtain a lower price....

R v Nedrick - 1986
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant Nedrick held a grudge against a woman. In the middle of the night he drove to her house before pouring petrol through her letter box and......

R v Brown - 1985 Crim LR 212
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant, Brown, broke a shop window and stuck the top half of his body through the hole while rummaging about inside the shop......

R v Hudson and Taylor
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: Hudson and Taylor were two girls who were charged with perjury having given false evidence by failing to identify an individual......

R v Ryan - 1996
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant, Ryan, was discovered in the early hours of the morning stuck inside the window of an elderly person’s house and had to be removed by......

R v Bourne - 1952
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: Sydney Joseph Bourne (B) subjected his wife Adelaide Bourne (A) to bestiality by terrorising her into submission against her......

R v Rimmington - 2006
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: Rimmington, the defendant, sent 538 separate postal packages to individuals. These were of a crude, racist and obscene nature......