Cases for Necessity

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Dudley V Stephens
Cabin boy was murdered, Lord Coleridge CJ - our biggest duty is to preserve life, cannot value one life over another.
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R V Bourne
Abortion, it was necessity for the doctor to do the act in the patients best interests
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Southwark LBC V Williams
Squatting- Lord Denning - there must be a limit on the defence or it would open a door no man could shut
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Mouses Case
people threw mans belongings - the actions were justified because of the imminent danger of life
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Buckoke V GLC
Emergency services - Lord Denning - they should not be prosecuted but congratulated - now in legislation
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US V Kirby
Prisoner Escaped - the danger of life was there and it was necessary
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Johnson V Phillips
Road Traffic Regulations broke - if the act is done in the publics interes
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F V West Burkshire Health Authority
Mentally ill woman sterilised - if it is done to help someone without their consent. Lord Brandon said that doctors have a duty to do what is in patients interests
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Gillick V West Norfolk and Wibech AHA
underage contraception - if it is done to help the person - HoL said that if it benefited the emotional and physical welbeing of the girl
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Re A (Children)
conjoined twins - without consent to help someone - judges said it was utilitarian necessity
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Abortion, it was necessity for the doctor to do the act in the patients best interests

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R V Bourne

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Squatting- Lord Denning - there must be a limit on the defence or it would open a door no man could shut

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people threw mans belongings - the actions were justified because of the imminent danger of life

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Emergency services - Lord Denning - they should not be prosecuted but congratulated - now in legislation

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