Cases: Criminal Law

R v Jones (Terence) [1986] 83 Cr App R 375

R v Jones (Terence) [1986] 83 Cr App R 375 is a Criminal Law case concerning Non-Fatal Offences. Facts: The defendant who are schoolboys threw the victim into the air with the intention of catching him as a part of a joke. However, they misled the victim. Eventually, he suffered severe injuries. Subsequently, they sought…

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R v Dica (Mohammed) [2004] EWCA Crim 1103

R v Dica (Mohammed) [2004] EWCA Crim 1103 is a Criminal Law case concerning Non-Fatal Offences. Facts: The defendant infected two sexual partners with HIV. Issue: The main issue in R v Dica (Mohammed) [2004] EWCA Crim 1103 is: The defendant appealed against his conviction of two offences of causing grievous bodily harm contrary to…

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R v Konzani (Feston) [2005] EWCA Crim 706

R v Konzani (Feston) [2005] EWCA Crim 706 is a Criminal Law case concerning Non-Fatal Offences. Facts: The defendant had unprotected sex with 3 victims. As a result of this, each contracted HIV. Issue: The main issue in R v Konzani (Feston) [2005] EWCA Crim 706 is: Did the defendant cause a grievous bodily harm…

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A v United Kingdom [1998] 2 FLR 959

A v United Kingdom [1998] 2 FLR 959 is a Criminal Law case concerning Non-Fatal Offences. Facts: The defendant, a step-father hitting his child with a cane was considered ‘lawful chastisement’ and did not breach the right of the child under Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights. Issue: The main issue in…

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R (on the application of Woods) v Chief Constable of Merseyside [2014] EWHC 2784

R (on the application of Woods) v Chief Constable of Merseyside [2014] EWHC 2784 is a Criminal Law case concerning Non-Fatal Offences. Facts: The defendant was restrained by the victim, a police officer, as he left a public house. The victim was not arresting the defendant. However, he was merely restraining him in order to…

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