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The Leading Cases in Context

A. W. Brian Simpson

in In the Highest Degree Odious: Detention without Trial in Wartime Britain

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259497
eISBN:
9780191681974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259497.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Robert Liversidge claimed damages for false imprisonment; he did not apply for habeas corpus. His was not the first such action; Oswald Mosley, Maule Ramsay, and the de Lange brothers had issued ... More


Remedies

Robert Stevens

in Torts and Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199211609
eISBN:
9780191705946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211609.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Where specific relief is sought, such as an injunction, this is not accurately described as a remedy for a tort, as the court is enforcing the primary right. Similarly, self help ‘remedies’ are not ... More


The Courts in Confusion

A. W. Brian Simpson

in In the Highest Degree Odious: Detention without Trial in Wartime Britain

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259497
eISBN:
9780191681974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259497.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Legal History

In 1941, a number of detainees had recourse to the courts, including Captain Charles H. Bentinck Budd, Arthur C. H. Campbell, Ben Greene, John Mason, and Captain George H. L.-F. Pitt-Rivers. There ... More


Making an arrest

Lord Denning

in The Due Process of Law

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780406176080
eISBN:
9780191705113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780406176080.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The police play a vital role in safeguarding freedom. Society, for its defence, needs a well-led, well-trained, and well-disciplined force of police whom it can trust. The police, of course, must act ... More


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