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Cases that changed our lives

Cases that changed our lives

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Ian McDougall
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: London : LexisNexis, ©2010
  • Publication Type (Medium): Trials, litigation, etc, Cases
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
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XXXVIII, 254 pages ; 25 cm

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Useful for students learning an area of law, Cases that changed our lives is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: LexisNexis
  • Responsable Person: Ian McDougall, general editor ; with a team of specialist contributors ; [foreword by Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury].
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Copyright Date: 2010
  • Location: London
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 3 editions
  • First edition Date: 2010
  • Last edition Date: 2014
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD658
  • Dewey Code: 348.04
  • ISBN: 9781405755887 1405755881
  • OCLC: 648098649

Main Contents

Foreword by Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, Master of the Rolls; Preface by Ian McDougall, VP & Legal Director, LexisNexis International; List of Contributors; Table of Cases; I. Public Law; 1. Dr Bonham's Case — Andrew Goddard QC and Marie-Therese Groarke; 2. What breathes life into the US Constitution? Marbury v Madison — Kenneth Thompson II; 3. Associated Provincial Picture Houses Ltd v Wednesbury Corpn — Jennifer James; 4. The Factortame Litigation — Dr Jo Hunt; 5. An implied constitutional freedom of speech in Australia – The Hon Dr Kevin Lindgren QC; 6. A right to resist? The Trial of Dr Sacheverell — Dr Craig Rose; 7. “The evil that men do lives after them”: Plessy v Ferguson — Henry Horbaczewski; 8. Native title in Australia: Mabo and Another v The State of Queensland and Another — The Hon Dr Kevin Lindgren QC; II. Land Law; 9. Tulk v Moxhay — Richard de Lacy QC; 10. A promise is a promise: Central London Property Trust Ltd v High Trees House Ltd — Robert Pearce QC; III. Criminal Law; 11. Legal insanity: the enduring legacy of Daniel M'Naghten's Case — Jeremy Dein QC and Jo Sidhu; 12. R v Dudley and Stephens — David Perry QC; 13. Red light spells danger: R v Morgan — Gerard Forlin QC; IV. Civil Law; 14. The Snail in the bottle: Donoghue (or McAlister) v Stevenson — Paul Reed QC and Philippa Harris; 15. Legal celebrity or jurisprudential substance? Caparo Industries plc v Dickman and other — John Randall QC; 16. As if by a side-wind … The Mareva/Freezing Order Jurisdiction in England: Mareva Compania Naviera SA v International Bulkcarriers SA; The Mareva — Paul Lowenstein QC; 17. From catwalk to courtroom: public figure, private life: Naomi Campbell v MGN Limited — Heather Rogers QC; V. The Right to Life; 18. “How … the deceased came by his death …”: R (on the application of Middleton) v West Somerset Coroner – Dr Karen Widdicombe; 19. R (on the application of Purdy) v Director of Public Prosecutions How the Law Lords Made Way for a Compassionate Clarification of the Law on Assisting Suicide — Lynne Townley; VI. The State and Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century; 20. A and others v Secretary of State for the Home Department: The Courts and counter-terrorism – asserting the rule of law? — Alexander Horne; 21. The day we sold the rule of law: R (on the application of Corner House Research and another) v Director of Serious Fraud Office (BAE Systems plc, interested party) — John Cooper QC; VII. Family Law; 22. Is it that simple? Stack v Dowden and buying a house together. – His Honour Judge Stephen Wildblood QC; 23. An ordinary tale of farming folk? White v White and its legacy — Janet Bazley QC and Stephen Jarmain; 24. Gillick and the dwindling right of parental authority — Janet Bazley QC and Stephen Jarmain; Index

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A collection of essays that examine key cases (both UK and international) that have changed or created the rules and procedures which govern our lives and which we abide by – cases which have changed our lives.

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