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Airedale NHS Trust v Bland
Had to make a decision on keeping Tony Bland alive - it was lawful
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C (A Minor) v DPP
H o L said divisional court were bound by precedent so couldn't change law. Down to Parliament to change.
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R v Dica
Overruled R v Clarence, Home Office didn't want legislation that imposes liability on infecting someone with HIV but Lords still did it.
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Kleinwort Benson Ltd v Lincoln City Council
Long standing rule that was going to be changed but the Lords didn't wait, usurping the authority which constitutionally belongs to parliament.
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DPP v Jones
Long standing rule overturned relating to demonstration on highway, implications on powers of the police.
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Fitzpatrick v Sterling Housing Associated Ltd
Parliament should change the law to reflect modern values
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Gillic v West Norfolk
Under 16 contraception - had to make decision (dynamic law making)
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SW v UK
Law in R v R could apply retrospectively because it was foreseen at this time to occur.
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Household Fire Insurance Co v Grant
Bound by the postal rule in Dunlop v Higgins - tried to distinguish but was in the minority
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Miller v Jackson
bound by Sturges v Bridgman, Tried to distinguish with Bolton v Stone but in minority
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R v Gotts
Used obiter dicta in R v Howe
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Buckley LJ in Olympia Oil v Produce Brokers
I am unable to adduce any reason to show why that decision that I am about to pronounce is right... but I am bound by authority which of course is my duty to follow...
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Simmons v Castle
breach of faith if judges did not implement an increase that was clearly parliament's intention
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Overruled R v Clarence, Home Office didn't want legislation that imposes liability on infecting someone with HIV but Lords still did it.

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Long standing rule that was going to be changed but the Lords didn't wait, usurping the authority which constitutionally belongs to parliament.

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Long standing rule overturned relating to demonstration on highway, implications on powers of the police.

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