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LNER v Berriman - Literal Rule - Unfair result
Railway compensation. Was not "Relaying or repairing"
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Whitely v Chappel - Literal Rule - Absurd result
Voted in a dead mans name.
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R v Allen - Golden - Narrow
Bigamy - two wives - Selected a second meaning for the word "Marry"
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Re Sigsworth - Golden - Broad
Killed mum for the inheritance - Amended the meaning of the law.
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Adler v George - Golden - Broad
Protest - "in the vicinity of" - Amended the meaning of the word.
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Smith v Hughes - Mischief Rule
Prostitution - What Parliament intended to achieve at the time - Keep prostitution out of the public eye.
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RCN v DHSS - Mischief Rule
Abortion Act - What was the purpose of this Act? - To stop backstreet abortions.
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Jones v Tower Boot Co. - Purposive
Racism "within the course of employment"
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Quintevelle v SS for Health - Purposive
Embryo - fertilisation
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R v Registrar General ex Parte Smith - Purposive
Was adopted and looking to murder his birth mother
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Vaughan v Vaughan - External Aid
"Molest" - Stalker case - Used old dictionaries to determine the meaning of Molest
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R v Cheeseman - External Aid
Used old dictionary to determine the meaning of the word "Passenger"
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Pepper v Hart - External Aid
First case that used Hansard - Teachers getting large discount off their children going to school.
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Expressio Unius Est Exclusio Alterius
Expression of one thing excludes alternatives.
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Tempest v Kilner - Exclusio
"goods, wares and merchandise" did not include stocks and shares.
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Paul v DPP - Advantage of Magistrates
Kerb crawling case - Magistrates had local knowledge of the area.
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Jowitt - Disadvantage of Magistrates
Speeding case - Magistrates always believe the police.
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Penn & Mead - Advantages of Jury
Can make perverse verdicts - Choose to make fair decisions.
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Ponting - Advantages of Jury
Make perverse verdicts - make fair decisions.
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Young - Disadvantages of Jury
Ouija board used in the Jury room - Secrecy of the Jury room.
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R v Fraser - Disadvantages of the Jury
"To the Array" - Unrepresentative.
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Voted in a dead mans name.

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Whitely v Chappel - Literal Rule - Absurd result

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Bigamy - two wives - Selected a second meaning for the word "Marry"

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Killed mum for the inheritance - Amended the meaning of the law.

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Protest - "in the vicinity of" - Amended the meaning of the word.

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