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Law cases
Defendant impersonated a person at an…
Railway worker oiling signal apparatus…
Offensive weapons act made it offence…
Witnessed a man masturbating, as Polic…
Whiteley v Chappell (1868)
Berriman v London N.E Railway (1946)
Fisher v Bell (1961)
Cheeseman v DPP (1990)
Defendant impersonated a person at an…
Whiteley v Chappell (1868)
Railway worker oiling signal apparatus…
Berriman v London N.E Railway (1946)
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Case Law
Stare decisis
Ratio decidendi
Obiter dictum
Negligence
To stand by things decided
Reasoning underpinning the decision
Things said by the way
A failure to take reasonable care to avoid causing injury or…
Stare decisis
To stand by things decided
Ratio decidendi
Reasoning underpinning the decision
19 terms
Law Cases
Pickering vs Board
Sante Fe ISD vs. Doe
Tinker vs. Des Moines ISD
Bethal ISD vs. Fraser
Teacher writes a complaint in the newspaper and is fired... - U…
Student chaplain elected to pray before football games over t…
Students wore black arm bands to detest Vietnam War and were…
Student used sexual metaphors during a school assembly speech…
Pickering vs Board
Teacher writes a complaint in the newspaper and is fired... - U…
Sante Fe ISD vs. Doe
Student chaplain elected to pray before football games over t…
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LAW CASES
Smith V Chief Constable of Woking (1983)
R V Brown and Stratten (1998)
Tuberville V Savage (1669)
R V Roberts (1971)
S looked at a woman through her bedroom window at night she w…
A son was embarrassed by his transsexual dad and broke his no…
A man put his hand on his sword and said "if it was not court…
R touched a girl in his car and the girl jumped out suffering…
Smith V Chief Constable of Woking (1983)
S looked at a woman through her bedroom window at night she w…
R V Brown and Stratten (1998)
A son was embarrassed by his transsexual dad and broke his no…
42 terms
Law cases
Hill V Baxter
R V Larsonneur
R V Pitwood
Stone and Dobinson
(Actus Reus) ... -An act must be voluntary... -Woman had heart atta…
(Actus Reus) ... -Actus Reus can be satisfied through state of…
(Omissions) ... -Contractual duty to act... -Crossing guard
(Omissions)... -Duty to act through voluntary acceptance of resp…
Hill V Baxter
(Actus Reus) ... -An act must be voluntary... -Woman had heart atta…
R V Larsonneur
(Actus Reus) ... -Actus Reus can be satisfied through state of…
94 terms
Contract Law Cases
Smith v Hughes (1871)
RTS Flexible Systems Ltd v Molkereir A…
Hartog v Colin and Shields [1939]
Statoil ASA v Louis Dreyfus Energy Ser…
Agreement reached if a reasonable man would believe the indiv…
Letter of Intent (without signed contract) for supply of pack…
If offeror's mistake relates to terms of the offer/contract a…
If offeror's mistake regards facts on which he based his deci…
Smith v Hughes (1871)
Agreement reached if a reasonable man would believe the indiv…
RTS Flexible Systems Ltd v Molkereir A…
Letter of Intent (without signed contract) for supply of pack…
25 terms
Law Cases
DPP v Little
Colins v Wilcock
Fagan v MPC
Venna
Assault and Battery are two seperate crimes.
Common assault is causing someone to apprehend the immediate…
Battery by omission.... Battery is any unlawful and unwanted con…
Common assault and battery can be committed intentionally or…
DPP v Little
Assault and Battery are two seperate crimes.
Colins v Wilcock
Common assault is causing someone to apprehend the immediate…
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Law Cases
Facts of Marbury v. Madison
Ruling of Marbury v. Madison
Importance of Marbury v. Madison
Facts of Prochnow v. Prochnow
William Marbury had been appointed justice of the peace in Wa…
Marbury was denied of his commission because the justices agr…
This case establishes the Judiciary act of 1789 which effecti…
-Joyce Prochnow accused said her husband was the father of th…
Facts of Marbury v. Madison
William Marbury had been appointed justice of the peace in Wa…
Ruling of Marbury v. Madison
Marbury was denied of his commission because the justices agr…
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law cases
skilling v. United States
Matthews v. B and K Foods, Inc.
Krasner v. HSH Nordbank AG
southern prestige industries, Inc. v.…
Enron's CEO skilling resigned 4 months before they went bankr…
Diane Matthews was employed as a floral manager by B and K Fo…
Krasner worked in an international commercial bank headquarte…
independence plating corporation was in New Jersey, didn't ad…
skilling v. United States
Enron's CEO skilling resigned 4 months before they went bankr…
Matthews v. B and K Foods, Inc.
Diane Matthews was employed as a floral manager by B and K Fo…
234 terms
Law Cases
Fisher v Bell
Chapple v Cooper
Nash v Inman
Fawcett v Smethurst
The defendant was charged with an Offence under the Restricti…
The courts were required to decide whether a widow (who was u…
An undergraduate bought fancy waistcoats from a Saville Row t…
A minor had hired a car. The hire contract contained a term t…
Fisher v Bell
The defendant was charged with an Offence under the Restricti…
Chapple v Cooper
The courts were required to decide whether a widow (who was u…
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Law Cases
Offer (communicated)
Offer (lapse of time)
Offer (holding offer open)
Offer (withdrawal)
Bloom v American Swiss Watch
Ramsgate Victoria Hotel v Montefiore
Routledge v Grant
Dickinson v Dodds
Offer (communicated)
Bloom v American Swiss Watch
Offer (lapse of time)
Ramsgate Victoria Hotel v Montefiore
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Law cases
Young v. Board of Pharmacy
Rite Aid of NJ v. Board of Pharmacy
NC Board of Pharmacy v. Rules Review C…
Walker v. Board of Pharmacy
Excessive "unprofessional conduct" punishment for poor record…
They indeed had the authority to promulgate patient-profile r…
They indeed had the authority to promulgate shifts and breaks…
Fictional case, does the pharmacist have a duty to inform pat…
Young v. Board of Pharmacy
Excessive "unprofessional conduct" punishment for poor record…
Rite Aid of NJ v. Board of Pharmacy
They indeed had the authority to promulgate patient-profile r…
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Law Cases
Hazelwood School District v Kuhlmeier(…
Vernonia school dst vs Acton(1995)
Tinker vs Des Moines(1969)
New Jersey vs TLO(1985)
Issue: student journalism (1st) ... Backround: schools can senso…
Issue: Student clubs... background:schools can require it. James…
issue:freedom of speech... background: you have right to express…
issue:privacy rights at school... background:belongings can be s…
Hazelwood School District v Kuhlmeier(…
Issue: student journalism (1st) ... Backround: schools can senso…
Vernonia school dst vs Acton(1995)
Issue: Student clubs... background:schools can require it. James…
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Law Cases
Quality Car & Truck Leasing, Inc., v.…
ORX Resources, Inc. v. MBW Exploration…
Brennan's Inc. v. Colbert (LA Ct. App.…
Guth v. Loft, Inc. (DE, 1939) (p. 448).
Issue: whether the transfer of a sole proprietor's house to h…
Liability may be imposed on a member under the "alter-ego the…
When sued for legal malpractice, a law firm claimed that the…
"Corporate officers and directors are not permitted to use th…
Quality Car & Truck Leasing, Inc., v.…
Issue: whether the transfer of a sole proprietor's house to h…
ORX Resources, Inc. v. MBW Exploration…
Liability may be imposed on a member under the "alter-ego the…
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Law - Cases
Abrams vs. U.S.
Associated Press vs. Walker
Barber vs. Dearborn Public School
Bartnicki vs. Vopper
Abrams - wrote leaflets denouncing the US decision to send tr…
Edwin Walker sued the Associated Press (AP), claiming that it…
Barber - junior @ Dearborn High School ... Barber wore a t-shir…
Bartniki discovered that his phone call to Kane had been surr…
Abrams vs. U.S.
Abrams - wrote leaflets denouncing the US decision to send tr…
Associated Press vs. Walker
Edwin Walker sued the Associated Press (AP), claiming that it…
15 terms
Law cases
The literal rule
The golden rule
The mischief rule
Hansard
Fisher v Bell
Adler v George
Heydons case
Pepper v Hart
The literal rule
Fisher v Bell
The golden rule
Adler v George
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Law Cases
NFIB v. Sebelius
Darling v. Charleston Community Memori…
Johnson v. Misericordia Community Hosp…
Powell v. Margileth
Individual mandate, is not authorized under the commerce clau…
18 years old Football player injured. Fracture of tibia and f…
Failure to screen an applicant's application can result in li…
Physician treated patient for cat scratch disease later diagn…
NFIB v. Sebelius
Individual mandate, is not authorized under the commerce clau…
Darling v. Charleston Community Memori…
18 years old Football player injured. Fracture of tibia and f…
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Law cases
medication errors... (Hendricks V Charity)
product defect liability... (Mutual V Bar…
informed consent... (Happel V WalMart)
guardianship... (LS.HS V Valley hospital)
dilantin overdose due to medication error... pharmacist was not…
court favored manufacturer despite serious damages to patient…
pharmacist charged with battery and negligence for filling…
parents refused to consent to blood transfusions for newborns…
medication errors... (Hendricks V Charity)
dilantin overdose due to medication error... pharmacist was not…
product defect liability... (Mutual V Bar…
court favored manufacturer despite serious damages to patient…
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Case Law
Brady v. Maryland, 373 U.S. 83 (1963)
Terry v. Ohio, 392 U.S. 1 (1968)
Michigan v. Long, 463 U.S. 1032, 1049…
Miranda v. Arizona, 384 U.S. 436 (1966)
Requires the prosecutor (and law enforcement) to turn over to…
Police may briefly detain a person if they have "reasonable s…
The concern for officer safety extends not only to a suspect…
Miranda must be given when BOTH of the below conditions are m…
Brady v. Maryland, 373 U.S. 83 (1963)
Requires the prosecutor (and law enforcement) to turn over to…
Terry v. Ohio, 392 U.S. 1 (1968)
Police may briefly detain a person if they have "reasonable s…
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law cases
Sturges v. Bridgman
Butterfield v. Forrester
Davies v. Mann
Naab v. Nolan
candy maker and doctor, efficient
riding on horse hit pole, inefficient
Donkey on highway killed, inefficient
driveway and garage neighbors, adverse possession, efficient
Sturges v. Bridgman
candy maker and doctor, efficient
Butterfield v. Forrester
riding on horse hit pole, inefficient
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Cases in law
U.S. v. Ross
Terry v. Ohio
Illinois v. Caballes
Kyllo v U.S.
police do not need a warrant to search a car if they have pro…
Police can frisk occupants of cars pulled over for traffic vi…
Even if there is no reason to believe the car contains illega…
the Court found the use of thermal-imaging to detect areas of…
U.S. v. Ross
police do not need a warrant to search a car if they have pro…
Terry v. Ohio
Police can frisk occupants of cars pulled over for traffic vi…
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Cases in law
U.S. v. Ross
Terry v. Ohio
Illinois v. Caballes
Kyllo v U.S.
police do not need a warrant to search a car if they have pro…
Police can frisk occupants of cars pulled over for traffic vi…
Even if there is no reason to believe the car contains illega…
the Court found the use of thermal-imaging to detect areas of…
U.S. v. Ross
police do not need a warrant to search a car if they have pro…
Terry v. Ohio
Police can frisk occupants of cars pulled over for traffic vi…
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Law Cases
R v R - Overruling
Herrington v BRB - Overruling
Shivpuri - Overruling
Clegg - Applying/following
Marital rape case - HL overruled previous case law in this area
Child trespasser was injured by a train when she climbed thro…
Drug smuggler with a suitcase of dried vegetables accused of…
Soldier on checkpoint duty in NI shot at a car which passed t…
R v R - Overruling
Marital rape case - HL overruled previous case law in this area
Herrington v BRB - Overruling
Child trespasser was injured by a train when she climbed thro…
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LAW cases
new york times vs. sullivan
Jane doe & nancy row vs. lynn mills
state farm vs. campbell
pals graf vs. long island R company
guy wront an article about sullivan and sullivan sued for def…
guy went in dumpster behind abortion clinic and found papers…
campbell caused an accident and had insurance up to 50 grand…
2 people at train station were falling and employees tried to…
new york times vs. sullivan
guy wront an article about sullivan and sullivan sued for def…
Jane doe & nancy row vs. lynn mills
guy went in dumpster behind abortion clinic and found papers…
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law cases
Goldman vs Weinberger
Wisconsin vs Yoder
West Virginia state board of education…
Tinker vs Desmoines
Jewish air force was denied the right to wear a yarmulke
Amish children could not be placed under compulsory education…
First Amendment to the United States Constitution protected s…
kid sent home from school for wearing black armbands to prote…
Goldman vs Weinberger
Jewish air force was denied the right to wear a yarmulke
Wisconsin vs Yoder
Amish children could not be placed under compulsory education…
14 terms
Law cases
weeks v US
wolf v colorado
mapp v ohio
powell v alabama
1914... first application of exclusionary rule ... government siezi…
1949... are states required to exclude illegally obtained eviden…
1961... illegally obtained evidence is not permissable to use in…
1932... 9 blacks rushed through trial process and sentenced to d…
weeks v US
1914... first application of exclusionary rule ... government siezi…
wolf v colorado
1949... are states required to exclude illegally obtained eviden…
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Law Cases
R v Judge of the city london court - 1…
Whiteley v Chappel - 1868
Berriman Case
Fisher v Bell - 1961
-"If the words of an act are clear then you must follow them…
-Someone tried voting on behalf of a dead person and argued u…
Man was hit and killed by train when oiling it and widow trie…
-Displaying knives for purpose of selling was an offence but…
R v Judge of the city london court - 1…
-"If the words of an act are clear then you must follow them…
Whiteley v Chappel - 1868
-Someone tried voting on behalf of a dead person and argued u…
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Law Cases
Students wore black arm bands as a sil…
A school newspaper had articles about…
A male was arrested for publishing / s…
Lacrosse team wanted to hurt the newsp…
Tinker v Des Moines Independent School District
Hazelwood School District v Khulmeir
Near v Minnesota
Frasca v Andrews
Students wore black arm bands as a sil…
Tinker v Des Moines Independent School District
A school newspaper had articles about…
Hazelwood School District v Khulmeir
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Case Law A Cases
Armory Facts
Armory Ratio
Bridges Facts
Bridges Ratio
A person who found a lost jewel, and handed it into a jewelle…
A finder has the best claim title of property except for the…
A person found a bundle of banknotes on a shop floor. The fin…
The finder has greater rights than the occupier as the place…
Armory Facts
A person who found a lost jewel, and handed it into a jewelle…
Armory Ratio
A finder has the best claim title of property except for the…
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Law cases
Milligan case
Mcculloch v mary land
Rochin v Cali
Gideon v wainwright
Military cant try in created courts while civil active
Tax on bank
Drugs, due process
Denied lawyer
Milligan case
Military cant try in created courts while civil active
Mcculloch v mary land
Tax on bank
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Law Cases
Factortame
Cornwall CC v Baker
R v Tivnan
Whiteley v Chappell
EU Law overrides UK Law - Spanish boat
Divisional court referred to the long title to confirm the pu…
Marginal notes referred to in order to clarify Parliament's i…
The Literal Rule - ... A statute made it an offence 'to imperson…
Factortame
EU Law overrides UK Law - Spanish boat
Cornwall CC v Baker
Divisional court referred to the long title to confirm the pu…
Law Cases
Lawrence v. Texas
Grutter v. Bollinger
Lamb's Chapel v. Center Moriches Union…
Employment Div., Oregon Dept't of Huma…
Homosexual relationship, private, consensual, both adults. Ca…
Race as a factor in admissions to the University of Michigan…
NY Educ. Law 414 allows school property to be used for other…
Deals with the use of religiously inspired use of peyote desp…
Lawrence v. Texas
Homosexual relationship, private, consensual, both adults. Ca…
Grutter v. Bollinger
Race as a factor in admissions to the University of Michigan…
51 terms
Law Cases
Lucena v Craufurd
Macaura
Moonacre
Dalby
...
...
...
...
Lucena v Craufurd
...
Macaura
...
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Law Cases
R v R
Herrington v BRB
Shivpuri
Clegg
Marital rape case
Child trespasser was injured by a train when she climbed thro…
Drug smuggler with a suitcase of dried vegetables accused of…
Soldier on checkpoint duty in northern Ireland shot at a car…
R v R
Marital rape case
Herrington v BRB
Child trespasser was injured by a train when she climbed thro…
10 terms
Law Cases
Miranda v. Arizona
Mapp v.Ohio
The exclusionary rule
Terry v. ohio
The right to know your rights when arrested
Search warrant needed to search persons home
Evidence obtained illegally can not be used
Cop must have reasonable suspicion to stop a person
Miranda v. Arizona
The right to know your rights when arrested
Mapp v.Ohio
Search warrant needed to search persons home
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Law cases
THE PEOPLE OF CALIFORNIA VS OJ SIMPSON
ROE VS WADE
MIRANDA VS ARIZONA
NEW JERSEY VS TLO
OJ'S WIFE AND RONALD GOLDMAN WERE MURDERED... BRONCO CAR CHASE-…
1970-1973... REAL NAME NORMA McCORVEY... ROE WAS A TEXAS RESIDENT W…
MIRANDA ARRESTED FOR RAPE... WRITTEN CONFESSION THAT HE WAS GUIL…
TLO WAS A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT WHO WAS CAUGHT SMOKING AND SHE…
THE PEOPLE OF CALIFORNIA VS OJ SIMPSON
OJ'S WIFE AND RONALD GOLDMAN WERE MURDERED... BRONCO CAR CHASE-…
ROE VS WADE
1970-1973... REAL NAME NORMA McCORVEY... ROE WAS A TEXAS RESIDENT W…
25 terms
Law cases
Brown vs board of education of Topeka,…
Furman vs Georgia 1972
Gibbons vs Ogden 1824
Gideon vs wainwright 1963
Ended segregation in public schools 14th amendment
Made states rewrite death penalty statutes 8th amendment
Strengthened the federal governments power to regulate inters…
A lawyer must be provided for anyone facing a criminal charge…
Brown vs board of education of Topeka,…
Ended segregation in public schools 14th amendment
Furman vs Georgia 1972
Made states rewrite death penalty statutes 8th amendment
87 terms
Law Cases
Alcatel Australia Ltd v Scarcella
Allcard v Skinner
Associated Newspapers Ltd v Bancks
Australian Knitting Mills Ltd v Grant
fire safety inspection
selling house to religious order
comic
woollen underwear
Alcatel Australia Ltd v Scarcella
fire safety inspection
Allcard v Skinner
selling house to religious order
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Law cases
Hill v baxter
R v Larsonneur
R v Winzar
R v Pittwood
Example given of a heart attack or attacked by bees (Actus Re…
Illegally in the UK (Actus Reus)
Drunk on a public highway (Actus Reus)
Contractual duty, Failed to open railway crossing (Omissions)
Hill v baxter
Example given of a heart attack or attacked by bees (Actus Re…
R v Larsonneur
Illegally in the UK (Actus Reus)
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Law Cases
Hill v Baxter
Larsonneur
Winzar v Chief Constable of Kent
Pittwood
Voluntary act. Court gave examples of how driver may lose con…
State of affairs. D charged with being an illegal alien
State of affairs. D drunk on public highway
Omissions. Contractual duty. Railway crossing
Hill v Baxter
Voluntary act. Court gave examples of how driver may lose con…
Larsonneur
State of affairs. D charged with being an illegal alien
8 terms
Law Cases
Mapp v. Ohio
Nix v. Williams
Terry v. Ohio
US v. Leon
-police believed she was harboring a fugitive (bombing suspec…
-man was accused of kidnapping little girl on Christmas Eve.…
-detective (McFadden) had probable cause to believe two men w…
-police got anonymous tip that people were selling drugs. pol…
Mapp v. Ohio
-police believed she was harboring a fugitive (bombing suspec…
Nix v. Williams
-man was accused of kidnapping little girl on Christmas Eve.…
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Law cases
Statutory law
Fundemental law
Felony
Misdemeanor
Laws made by a legislative body
The constitution
More than a year of jail time
Less than a year of jail time
Statutory law
Laws made by a legislative body
Fundemental law
The constitution
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Law Cases
NFIB v. Sebelius ... Ch 1
DHHS v. Florida... Ch 1
Tomcik v. Ohio Department of Rehabilit…
Niles v. City of San Rafael... Ch 3
Congress lacked the power to enact the individual mandate und…
the decision describes the coercion doctrine based on diet in…
Breast Exam... -delay in treatment... -not a detailed breast exam (…
-suffered head injury... -taken to emergency room and examined w…
NFIB v. Sebelius ... Ch 1
Congress lacked the power to enact the individual mandate und…
DHHS v. Florida... Ch 1
the decision describes the coercion doctrine based on diet in…
18 terms
Law: cases
MIRANDA V ARIZONA (1996)
MAPP V OHIO (1961)
EXCLUSIONARY RULE
TERRY V OHIO (1967)
You have the rights to know your rights... [EVENS OUT PLAYING FI…
Search warrant needed to search someones home... [RIGHT TO PRIVA…
Evidence that is gained illegally by police may not be used a…
A police officer with reasonable suspicion that a crime is ab…
MIRANDA V ARIZONA (1996)
You have the rights to know your rights... [EVENS OUT PLAYING FI…
MAPP V OHIO (1961)
Search warrant needed to search someones home... [RIGHT TO PRIVA…
18 terms
Law cases
Missouri v holland
Reid v covert
Assakura v city of seattle
Medellin v Texas
1920... Federal supremacy to conduct foreign affairs, not states
1957... Treaties can't remove constitutional rights... last in time…
1924... Federal treaty supremacy over state laws... Self executing…
2008... Non self executing treaty... president can't make a non-sel…
Missouri v holland
1920... Federal supremacy to conduct foreign affairs, not states
Reid v covert
1957... Treaties can't remove constitutional rights... last in time…
33 terms
Law cases
R V R
Herrington V BRB
Shivpuri
Clegg
Overruling ... Maritial rape case... HL overruled previous case l…
Overruling/ PS... Child trespasser was injured by a train when…
Overruling/ PS... Drug smuggler with a suit case of dried veget…
Soldier shot at a car that passed through point without stopp…
R V R
Overruling ... Maritial rape case... HL overruled previous case l…
Herrington V BRB
Overruling/ PS... Child trespasser was injured by a train when…
19 terms
Law Cases
R v Big M Drug Mart Ltd (1985)... closing…
Edward Books v The Queen (1986)... day of…
Jones v The Queen (1986)... religious edu…
Zylberberg v Sudbury Board of Educatio…
-against freedom of religion... -got rid of non-sunday shopping
...
...
...
R v Big M Drug Mart Ltd (1985)... closing…
-against freedom of religion... -got rid of non-sunday shopping
Edward Books v The Queen (1986)... day of…
...
35 terms
Law Cases
Brown vs. Board of Education
Regents of the Univ. of California vs.…
Reynolds vs. US
Korematsu vs. US
Public school segregation is inherently unequal
Reverse discrimination
Bigamy is illegal no matter the religion
Discrimination was a military necessity
Brown vs. Board of Education
Public school segregation is inherently unequal
Regents of the Univ. of California vs.…
Reverse discrimination
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Law Cases
Epperson v Arkansas - Evolution
U.S.vs O'Brien - Draft Cards
Texas vs Johnson - Flag Burning
Miller vs Cal. - Porn advertisments
1st Amd. Cannot forbid evolution teaching/cannot promote reli…
1st (Symbolic) - In favor of U.S. - cannot destroy gov't prop…
1st - Can burn. no saftey threats during the process.
1st - Favor of Miller. Action not obscene
Epperson v Arkansas - Evolution
1st Amd. Cannot forbid evolution teaching/cannot promote reli…
U.S.vs O'Brien - Draft Cards
1st (Symbolic) - In favor of U.S. - cannot destroy gov't prop…
35 terms
Law cases
R v Pittwood
R v Miller
R v Gibbons and Proctor
R v Dytham
Guilty because he had a contractual duty to act
Guilty because duty to act for creating a dangerous situation
Guilty because they had a duty to act (relationship)
Guilty because he had a duty to act (public office)
R v Pittwood
Guilty because he had a contractual duty to act
R v Miller
Guilty because duty to act for creating a dangerous situation
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