Tag: UK Law

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R v Shivpuri - 1986
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: Pyare Shivpuri (S) was persuaded to act as a drugs courier. S collected a suitcase which contained several packages of white powder......

R v Conway - 1989
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: Conway was arrested for driving recklessly in contradiction of the Road Traffic Act 1972, section 2. Conway had driven away from plain-clothed police......

Fitzroy George v SSHD - Case Summary
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The Supreme Court in this case were asked to determine the immigration status of a man who had been subject to a deportation order, but where the immigration judge had decided that he could not actually be deported as it would breach his Article 8 ECHR rights to respect for family life....

R v Roberts - 1971
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: After a party the male defendant R, gave the female victim a lift in his automobile. The victim and the defendant had not met before....

R v Kingston - 1994
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: Barry Kingston was involuntarily drugged by a friend. While Kingston was intoxicated, his friend encouraged him to perform sexual......

R v Heard [2008] QB 43
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The police had been called to the defendant’s house; he had been self-harming at the time, appearing depressive and emotional, as well as......

R v Stone and Dobinson - 1977
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendants, S and D, were a couple who took in the victim, S’s sister, as a lodger. S had severe disabilities, being partially deaf and blind....

R v Ghosh - 1982
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant, Ghosh, was a locum consultant at a hospital who falsely claimed to have carried out a surgical operation in order......

R v M (J) and Another - 2012
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: JM and SM had been involved in a fight with a few doormen in a nightclub. One of the doormen, who had no signs of health problems......

Sharp v Harrison - 1922
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The plaintiff and defendant lived next door to one another and were separated by a passageway which belonged to the plaintiff. The defendant bought her......

R v Williams; R v Davis
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The victim was a hitchhiker picked up by Mr Williams; Mr Davis and Mr Bobat were passengers in the car. After a few miles, the victim jumped out......

Speed v Thomas Swift & Co Ltd - 1943
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: Mr Speed was a dock labourer employed by the defendant stevedores working on the loading of a ship from an adjacent barge....

Salmon v Seafarer Restaurants - Summary
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The plaintiff was a fireman who had attended to a fire that had broken out at the defendant’s fish and chip shop. This has been caused by the defendant......

Schawel v Reade
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: Emphasised the significance of a party’s expertise in determining whether their statements constitute representation or a contractual promise....

Robinson v Kilvert - 1889
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendants operated a factory which made paper boxes. This required the factory to be continually warm and dry to ensure that the paper boxes were in good......

Rialas v Mitchell - 1984
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The infant plaintiff, aged 6 and a half, was crossing the road when he was struck by a van driven by a van driven by the defendant....

S Pearson v Dublin Corporation
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant provided the plaintiff with plans, drawings and specifications for the construction of work on a sewage system....

R v Warbuton
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The facts of the victim’s death were disputed, however an expert witness gave evidence that he had died as a result of knife wounds, blunt force......

R v Turner (No 2) - 1971
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: The Defendant (T) took his car to a garage for repairs. The repairs were completed by the garage and the car was left outside the......

Savage and Parmenter
27th Jun 2019
Introduction: In the first case, Ms. Savage threw beer over her husband’s ex-girlfriend in a bar. Yet, while doing so, the glass slipped out of her hand resulting in the......