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Reeves v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis [2000] 1 AC 360

Reeves v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis [2000] 1 AC 360  

Craig Purshouse

in Essential Cases: Tort Law

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Sep 2018
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9780191866128
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10.1093/he/9780191866128.003.0036
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Essential Cases: Tort Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. This case document summarizes the facts and decision in Reeves v Commissioner of ... More
R v Adomako [1995] AC 171, House of Lords

R v Adomako [1995] AC 171, House of Lords  

Jonathan Herring

in Essential Cases: Criminal Law

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Oct 2017
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9780191847295
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10.1093/he/9780191847295.003.0005
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Essential Cases: Criminal Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. This case document summarizes the facts and decision in R v Adomako [1995] AC ... More
Essential Cases: Tort Law

Essential Cases: Tort Law  

Craig Purshouse

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Sep 2018
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9780191866128
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10.1093/he/9780191866128.001.0001
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Essential Cases: Tort Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. Essential Cases provides you with succinct summaries of some of the landmark and ... More
R v Adomako [1995] AC 171, House of Lords

R v Adomako [1995] AC 171, House of Lords  

Jonathan Herring

in Essential Cases: Criminal Law (2nd edn)

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Sep 2018
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9780191868337
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10.1093/he/9780191868337.003.0007
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Essential Cases: Criminal Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. This case document summarizes the facts and decision in R v Adomako [1995] AC ... More
5. Fault

5. Fault  

David Ormerod and Karl Laird

in Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's Text, Cases, & Materials on Criminal Law (12th edn)

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Jul 2017
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9780191830792
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10.1093/he/9780198788713.003.0005
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9780198788713
This chapter considers the different types of fault required by criminal law. It examines the definitions and/or applications of the following concepts: intention, recklessness, malice, ... More
10. Occupiers’ liability

10. Occupiers’ liability  

Kirsty Horsey and Erika Rackley

in Kidner's Casebook on Torts (14th edn)

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Jul 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191827259
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10.1093/he/9780198785279.003.0010
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9780198785279
This chapter focuses on the liability of an occupier to persons who are injured on their premises and the Occupiers’ Liability Acts of 1957 and 1984. The discussion considers the ... More
10. Defences to negligence

10. Defences to negligence  

Kirsty Horsey and Erika Rackley

in Tort Law (5th edn)

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Jul 2017
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9780191827273
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10.1093/he/9780198785286.003.0010
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This chapter discusses three key defences in the tort of negligence: voluntary assumption of risk (consent or volenti non fit injuria), contributory negligence and illegality. The defence ... More
11. Occupiers’ liability

11. Occupiers’ liability  

Kirsty Horsey and Erika Rackley

in Tort Law (5th edn)

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9780191827273
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10.1093/he/9780198785286.003.0011
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This chapter discusses occupiers’ liability, which deals with the risks posed, and harms caused, by dangerous places and buildings. In such cases, the occupier of the premises may be liable ... More
6. Supplementing Civil Wrongs

6. Supplementing Civil Wrongs  

Sarah Worthington

in Equity (2nd edn)

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Aug 2006
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Jun 2015
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9780191811432
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10.1093/he/9780199290505.003.0006
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9780199290505
Celebrated for their conceptual clarity, titles in the Clarendon Law Series offer concise, accessible overviews of major fields of law and legal thought. This chapter illustrates escalating ... More
3. Mens rea: intention, recklessness, negligence and gross negligence

3. Mens rea: intention, recklessness, negligence and gross negligence  

Janet Loveless, Mischa Allen, and Caroline Derry

in Complete Criminal Law: Text, Cases, and Materials (6th edn)

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Apr 2018
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9780191841491
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10.1093/he/9780198803270.003.0003
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9780198803270
This chapter focuses on Mens Rea (MR), the mental element of a criminal offence, and discusses some of the components of MR, which include intention, recklessness, negligence and gross ... More
3. Mens ReaIntention, Recklessness, Negligence and Gross Negligence

3. Mens Rea: Intention, Recklessness, Negligence and Gross Negligence  

Janet Loveless

in Complete Criminal Law: Text, Cases, and Materials (5th edn)

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Apr 2016
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Sep 2016
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9780191821400
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10.1093/he/9780198753292.003.0003
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9780198753292
This chapter focuses on Mens Rea (MR), the mental element of a criminal offence, and discusses some of the components of MR, which include intention, recklessness, negligence, and gross ... More
6. Defences to Negligence

6. Defences to Negligence  

Mark Lunney, Donal Nolan, and Ken Oliphant

in Tort Law: Text and Materials (6th edn)

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9780191807541
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10.1093/he/9780198745525.003.0006
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9780198745525
This chapter examines the following defences to a claim in negligence: volenti non fit injuria; contributory negligence; exclusion of liability; and illegality. The defence of volenti non ... More
Gregg v Scott [2005] 2 AC 176

Gregg v Scott [2005] 2 AC 176  

Craig Purshouse

in Essential Cases: Tort Law

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Sep 2018
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9780191866128
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10.1093/he/9780191866128.003.0015
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Essential Cases: Tort Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. This case document summarizes the facts and decision in Gregg v Scott [2005] 2 AC ... More
Bolam v Friern Hospital Management Committee [1957] 1 WLR 582

Bolam v Friern Hospital Management Committee [1957] 1 WLR 582  

Craig Purshouse

in Essential Cases: Tort Law

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9780191866128
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10.1093/he/9780191866128.003.0003
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Essential Cases: Tort Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. This case document summarizes the facts and decision in Bolam v Friern Hospital ... More
Nettleship v Weston [1971] 2 QB 691

Nettleship v Weston [1971] 2 QB 691  

Craig Purshouse

in Essential Cases: Tort Law

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9780191866128
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10.1093/he/9780191866128.003.0031
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Essential Cases: Tort Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. This case document summarizes the facts and decision in Nettleship v Weston [1971] ... More
Bolitho v City and Hackney HA [1998] AC 232

Bolitho v City and Hackney HA [1998] AC 232  

Craig Purshouse

in Essential Cases: Tort Law

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Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191866128
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10.1093/he/9780191866128.003.0004
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Essential Cases: Tort Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. This case document summarizes the facts and decision in Bolitho v City and Hackney ... More
Wilsher v Essex Area Health Authority [1988] 1 AC 1074

Wilsher v Essex Area Health Authority [1988] 1 AC 1074  

Craig Purshouse

in Essential Cases: Tort Law

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9780191866128
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10.1093/he/9780191866128.003.0051
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Essential Cases: Tort Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. This case document summarizes the facts and decision in Wilsher v Essex Area Health ... More
23. Some Interesting Cases

23. Some Interesting Cases  

Geoffrey Rivlin

in First Steps in the Law (7th edn)

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May 2015
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Aug 2015
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9780191800337
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10.1093/he/9780198735892.003.0023
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9780198735892
This chapter looks at some interesting civil and criminal cases that are relevant to the law today. The case of Tolley v J. S. Fry and Sons LTD (1931), where famous amateur golfing champion ... More
10. Civil and Criminal Liability in Reproductive Medicine

10. Civil and Criminal Liability in Reproductive Medicine  

G. T. Laurie, S. H. E. Harmon, and G. Porter

in Mason & McCall Smith’s Law & Medical Ethics (10th edn)

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Apr 2016
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9780191810466
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10.1093/he/9780198747512.003.0010
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9780198747512
This chapter discusses: the nature of the duty of care in the action for wrongful pregnancy; legal action for wrongful birth; wrongful (or diminished) life actions; and wrongful injury to ... More
4. Consent to Treatment

4. Consent to Treatment  

G. T. Laurie, S. H. E. Harmon, and G. Porter

in Mason & McCall Smith’s Law & Medical Ethics (10th edn)

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Apr 2016
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9780191810466
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10.1093/he/9780198747512.003.0004
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9780198747512
This chapter discusses ethical and legal aspects of patient consent. It covers the limits to consent; the refusal of treatment by adults; consent and its social consequences; the ... More

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