Tag: UK Law

Articles

R v Tabassum - 2000
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The appellant had deceived a number of women into participating in what was claimed to be a breast cancer survey, for the purposes of helping......

R v Quick [1973] QB 910
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The appellant (a nurse at a hospital) was a diabetic who suffered from hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar). He had taken insulin in the......

R v Sharp (David Bruce) - 1987
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: Sharp joined a gang of robbers that he knew possessed and used firearms. He participated in a robbery of a post office, in which the leader......

R v Cheshire - 1991 Case Summary
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: Cheshire shot a man during the course of an argument. The victim was taken to hospital to have surgery and shortly after developed respiratory......

R v Brind 1991 | Case Summary
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The applicants sought a judicial review of directives issued by the Home Secretary. The directives placed limits on the broadcasting permission......

R v Golds
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: Golds admitted to killing his partner and prior to the killing he had sexually assaulted her. The question for the jury was whether......

R v Gomez - 1993
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant, Gomez (G) was an assistant shop manager. G colluded with two accomplices who were in possession of stolen cheques....

R v Hardie - 1985
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: Mr Hardie was charged with arson under ss 1(2) and (3) of the Criminal Damage Act 1971 (CDA), for allegedly intending to damage a woman’s......

R v Constanza - 1997
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: A man was convicted of assault occasioning actual bodily harm of a female ex-colleague. For a period of almost two years, the man followed the women......

R v Smith - 1959
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant was a soldier who stabbed one of his comrades during a fight in an army barracks. The victim was taken to receive......

R v Kelly and Lindsay - 1998
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The first defendant (K) had access to the Royal College of Surgeons to take drawings of anatomical specimens. The second defendant......

R v Hennessy - 1989
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The appellant (a diabetic) was apprehended while driving a stolen car. He later collapsed at the police station it became apparent......

R v Galliano - 1996
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: G was charged with the murder of his wife, A. There was evidence that either G killed A himself, or that a killer carried out the......

R v Ireland and Burstow
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant and victim were engaged in a short romantic relationship, which the victim ended. Unhappy with this decision......

R v Smith - 1974
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: Smith was the tenant of a ground floor flat. With the landlord’s permission, he installed some sound equipment and soundproofing material....

R v Jogee [2016] UKSC 8
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: This joint case involved two separate appellants who had been convicted for murder on the basis of joint enterprise, after a co-defendant had......

R v Howard
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The victim was a 6-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted by the defendant in her home. On the night in question, the defendant......

R v Notman - 1994
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant entered a shop from which he had previously been barred and caused a disturbance. A police officer arrived at the scene......

R v Bollom
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant inflicted various injuries upon his partner’s seventeen month old child, including bruises and cuts. Whilst the injuries per se did not......

R v Konzani
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: Feston Konzani was charged with three counts of inflicting grievous bodily harm contrary to s 20 of the Offences against the Person Act 1861....

R v Jones and Smith - 1976
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendants, Jones and Smith, entered Smith’s father’s house and stole two television sets. At his trial, Smith said that his father had given him......

R v Shayler
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: Shayler was a member of MI5. Before starting employment with the service, he signed a confidentiality declaration in accordance with the......

R v Brooks - 1983
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: A father and daughter ate in the upstairs room of a restaurant together with another man. The daughter left the restaurant early in a rush....

R v Hysa
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The complainant was a 16 year old girl who was celebrating the New Year in London. She had been drinking, as well as a suggestion of smoking cannabis......