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Wolfenden Report 1957
Proposed legislation for prostitution and homosexuality and the proposal caused much controversy. Including the Hart/Devlin Debate.
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Knuller 1973
Conviction of outraging public decency as a magazine advertised making contact with people for homosexual purposes
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Shaw 1962
Law has its roots in Christianity which is often used to support convicitons
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R v R 1991
Rape was made illegal within marriage.
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R v Wilson 1996
Wilson branded his initials on his wife at her request, although he was charged it was held it was not in the public interest to impose a sanction.
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Pretty 2001
A request was denied concerning a woman's husband be made immune to prosecution in the instance of assisting her in her suicide. Courts refrain from passing such controversial judgements.
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Re A 2001
Conjoined twins were separated as to reduce the risk of them both dying. It was held that this decision was made purely on a legal principle.
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Conviction of outraging public decency as a magazine advertised making contact with people for homosexual purposes

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Knuller 1973

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Law has its roots in Christianity which is often used to support convicitons

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Rape was made illegal within marriage.

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Wilson branded his initials on his wife at her request, although he was charged it was held it was not in the public interest to impose a sanction.

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