Cases- Theft

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Pitham V Hehl (1977)
Sold furniture belgonjgin to someone else, Appropriation, to sell was assumption of rights of owner. Didn't matter whether he removed furniture from house.
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Morris (1983)
Switched price labels in supermarket and took lower priced item to check out. Conviction for theft upheld.
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Lawrence (1971)
Italian student, spoke little English, took a taxi that should have cost 50P, taxi driver said it wasn't enough, student held out wallet, driver took out another £6. Held there was appropriation.
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Gomez (1993)
Persuaded manager to acecpt checks as payment for electrical goods worth over £17 000. Cheques were stolen and of no value. D convicted of theft.
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Hinks (2000)
38 year old woman, befriended older man with low IQ, accompanied man to his building society where he withdrew in total £60 000 and deposited into her account, also gave her TV set. Dishonesty, convicted of theft.
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Atakpu and Abrahams (1994)
Hired cars in Germany with false driving licenses and passports. Arrested at Dover and charged with theft. Theft occurred outside jurisdiction of English courts.
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Kelly and Lindsay (1998)
Kelly sculptor, asked lindsay to take body parts from Royal College of Surgeons. Kelly made casts of parts, Convicted of theft
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Oxford V Moss (1979)
Uni student, stole papers, didn't intend to permanently deprive. Charged with theft of confidential information.
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Turner (No 2) (1971)
Left car in garage, car was at side of road, took it without paying for repairs.
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Woodman (1974)
Company, English China CLays, sold scrap metal to another company, they arranged to pick it up, but small amount was left on site. D took remaining scrap metal, convicted of theft.
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Webster (2006)
Army sergeant, awarded medal for service. Turned out to be a fake, he was sent another copy and sold fake one on the internet. Convicted of theft.
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Turner (No 2) (1971)
Left car in garage, car was at side of road, took it without paying for repairs.
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Woodman (1974)
Company, English China CLays, sold scrap metal to another company, they arranged to pick it up, but small amount was left on site. D took remaining scrap metal, convicted of theft.
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Webster (2006)
Army sergeant, awarded medal for service. Turned out to be a fake, he was sent another copy and sold fake one on the internet. Convicted of theft.
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Hall (1972)
Travel agent, received payments to America, paid money in but didn't organise tickets and unable to return money.
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Davidge V Bunnett (1984)
Given money to pay gas bill, spent on Christmas presents instead.
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Gilks (1972)
Placed bet on horse racing, was overpaid, he realised error but didn't return money,- Not guilty.
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Ghosh (1982)
Doctor acting as locum consultant, claimed fees for operation he hadn't carried out. He wasn't dishonest as he was owed same fees in consultations. Dishonesty test.
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Velumyl (1989)
Took £1050 from office safe, he was going to replace it. Upheld conviction for theft.
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Zerei (2012)
Approached V and told him they were taking his car, D pulled knife and punched V, took car keys and drove off, car found abandoned. Conviction for robbery was quashed.
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DPP V Lavender (1994)
Took doors from council property, to replace girlfriends doors, still in possession of council. Guilty of theft
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Lloyd (1985)
Allowed D to maker illegal copy of film in cinema. Conviction quashed
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Switched price labels in supermarket and took lower priced item to check out. Conviction for theft upheld.

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Morris (1983)

Card 3

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Italian student, spoke little English, took a taxi that should have cost 50P, taxi driver said it wasn't enough, student held out wallet, driver took out another £6. Held there was appropriation.

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Card 4

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Persuaded manager to acecpt checks as payment for electrical goods worth over £17 000. Cheques were stolen and of no value. D convicted of theft.

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Card 5

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38 year old woman, befriended older man with low IQ, accompanied man to his building society where he withdrew in total £60 000 and deposited into her account, also gave her TV set. Dishonesty, convicted of theft.

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