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Famous cases : nine trials that changed the law

Famous cases : nine trials that changed the law

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  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Brian P. Block, John Hostettler
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Winchester : Waterside Press, 2002
  • Publication Type (Medium): Electronic books, History
  • Material: Document, Internet resource
  • Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/famous-cases-nine-trials-that-changed-the-law/ (Stable identifier)

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Print version: Block, Brian P. Famous cases. Winchester: Waterside Press, 2002 (OCoLC)50449702

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Waterside Press
  • Responsable Person: Brian P. Block, John Hostettler.
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 7 editions
  • First edition Date: 2002
  • Last edition Date: 2002
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD370
  • Dewey Code: 347.4207
  • ISBN: 9781906534158 1906534152 128112446X 9781281124463
  • OCLC: 847527788

Main Contents

Cover
Acknowledgement
CONTENTS
Preface
List of Cases
PART I: Introduction
1 Origin and Growth of the Common Law
Unwritten law
Early laws
The lawyer king
Rise of the legal profession
Precedent
Court of Chancery
Discord
The Star Chamber
The High Commission
Trial by jury
Statutes
PART II Criminal Trials
2 George Joseph Smith and the Brides in the Bath
MAKIN'S CASE
The Privy Council hearing
SMITH'S CASE
The facts
The appeal
Aftermath
Straffen Pragmatic approachA new precedent
3 Woolmington's Case
Presumption of guilt
The facts
The first trial
The second trial
The first appeal
Woolmington v. DPP
No presumption of murder
The beyond reasonable doubt principle
Aftermath of Woolmington
4 Gypsy Jim Smith
The case
Malice aforethought
DPP v. Smith
Aftermath
PART III Civil Cases
5 Donoghue v. Stevenson
The claim
Judgments
The neighbour rule
Explosive effects
6 Lord Denning's High Trees Case
The Facts Legal argumentThe judgment
7 Rookes v. Barnard
The facts
The case
The first appeal
The House of Lords
8 The Mareva Injunction
Nippon Yusen Kaisha v Karageorgis
Mareva Compania Naviera SA v International Bulkcarriers SA
Law reform
9 Wednesbury Unreasonableness
Associated Provincial Picture Houses, Ltd v. Wednesbury Corporation
The appeal
What the case settled
PART IV International Law
10 The Trials of Augusto Pinochet
The legal background
Background to the Pinochet case
The arrests Divisional Court hearingFirst House of Lords appeal
The problem
The petition
Second House of Lords appeal
Historic decision
Index
Back cover

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