Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis

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  • Rottman v commissioners of police for the Metropolis

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    Rottman v commissioners of police for the Metropolis “Extradition search is lawful, lords say common law power is still available” The name of the parties are (appellant) commissioner of the police of the metropolis,(respondent) Mr. Michael Rottman . The judgment has been held in the house of lords. The judges on this were- Lord Nicholls of Birkenhead, Lord Hoffmann, Lord Hope of Craighead, Lord Hutton and Lord Roger of Earlsferry. The barristers and solicitors in this case were, Mr. Perry, on behalf

  • The Duty Of Care On Public Bodies

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    An explanation will be made on how the current law addresses the imposition of a duty of care on public bodies. An evaluation will then be made to determine whether the duty of care the police owe to protect individuals from a known threat should be legally recognised. The common law duty of care was established in Donoghue v Stevenson [1932] AC 562 (HL) and refined in Caparo Industries plc v Dickman [1990] 2 AC 605 (HL). Any party including public authorities may owe a duty of care to another if

  • Appellant's Right To Due Process

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    On the 5th November 2014 the Appellant defends in his defence that a guilty verdict was wrongfully decided at Highbury Magistrates Court, this was in order for the Commissioner of the Metropolis Police. The Appellant asks for the case to be reopened and reviewed in its decision that is made by order of the Magistrates Court, so for the verdict to be overturned in his favour to be declared as void making the decision an error in law. The Appellant's human rights have now

  • The Pros And Cons Of Tort Law

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    negligent claims brought against the police force. ‘There is no doubt that a police officer owes a duty to protect the public’ However, in many regards the police aren’t found to be guilty to owe any such duty. The Tort of negligence proclaims that one must be owed a duty of care to claim, otherwise negligence caused to the claimant due to the conduct of the defendant, is held without regard. As stated in the Police Act 1964 “The chief officer of police for any police area shall be liable in respect

  • Regina v Commisioner of the Metropolitan Police

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    Status:  Positive or Neutral Judicial Treatment R. (on the application of Rottman) v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis House of Lords 16 May 2002 Case Analysis Where Reported [2002] UKHL 20; [2002] 2 A.C. 692; [2002] 2 W.L.R. 1315; [2002] 2 All E.R. 865; [2002] H.R.L.R. 32; 12 B.H.R.C. 329; [2002] Po. L.R. 124; [2002] A.C.D. 69; Times, May 21, 2002; Independent, July 1, 2002; Official Transcript Case Digest Subject: Criminal procedure Keywords: Arrest; Extradition; PACE codes of practice;

  • Similarities Between Things Fall Apart And Zootopia

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    willful ignorance through forming conclusions without looking beyond the surface of the situation. In Things Fall Apart, The District Commissioner decides to write a book on African life based on his little interaction with the culture. Disney further develops this idea through animals, who have a set role in society. BODY 1 (TFA) TS: In the novel, the Commissioner refuses to explore the lives of the natives. In the 19th century, many europeans had formed a preset image of Africa, although they

  • Louis V Dermot And Ryland

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    Louis v Dermot & Ryland – The Torts of Trespass to the Person (i) Assault Louis would have a claim for assault against Dermot and Ryland on numerous occasions. Their actions satisfy the requirements of assault: intention with a reasonable apprehension of immediate and direct application of unlawful force, without lawful justification. Furthermore, LJ Goff confirms the definition of assault in Collins v Wilcock as ‘an act which causes another person to apprehend the infliction of immediate, unlawful

  • Importance Of Police Powers On Stop And Search

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    Police powers on stop and search    In England a police officer has the power to stop and search without making an arrest if they have “reasonable grounds” to suspect you are carrying illegal drugs, a weapon, stolen property or anything which could be used to commit a crime. Also a police officer can conduct a stop and search without reasonable grounds if he has been authorised to do so by a senior officer. See section 60 of the criminal justice and public order act and schedule 7 of the terrorism

  • Tv Show Ethics Paper

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    Consequences: The,” 2014), should be asked before making an ethical decision. The TV show Dragnet is a good example of the Utilitarian approach of ethics. Joe Friday is a police officer who tends to walk the straight and narrow and thinks everyone should be subject to the laws enacted by the different levels of government. Police officers have some latitude when a law is broken as to whether he/she will write a ticket, arrest the suspect or just give a warning. In different episodes of Dragnet, Joe

  • Trespass

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    TRESPASS TO THE PERSON Aims of Lectures: * OVERVIEW OF THE TORTS COVERING TRESPASS TO THE PERSON * DEFENCES TO TRESPASS TO THE PERSON * ALTHOUGH NOT A PART OF TRESPASS TO THE PERSON WE WILL ALSO ASSESS THE RULE IN WILKINSON V DOWNTON 1. OVERVIEW The aim/s of these torts: Protection from personal interference / protects your bodily integrity and your liberty. The trespass torts are actionable per se (there is no need to prove damage). A trespass to the person may