Archive for the 'malicious prosecution' Category

Claims against the police still difficult, and no help from human rights law – The Guardian

“Analysis of the court of appeal judgment on malicious prosecution and the right to liberty.”

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The Guardian, 17th May 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Hunt v AB – WLR Daily

Hunt v AB [2009] EWCA Civ 1092; [2009] WLR (D) 305

“In order to found a cause of action in tort for malicious prosecution against a complainant, it had to be shown that the complainant had deliberately manipulated the police and the CPS into taking a course which they would not otherwise have taken.”

WLR Daily, 23rd October 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Acquitted man barred from suing rape accuser – The Guardian

“A former magistrate who spent two years in jail before being cleared of rape has lost his legal battle to sue his accuser for £300,000 damages.”

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The Guardian, 22nd October 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Black youth worker arrested for watching police wins compensation – The Guardian

“A black youth worker arrested and charged for watching at a distance as police detained a teenager at a London railway station is to receive an apology and £22,000 compensation from the British Transport police.”

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The Guardian, 13th October 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Man cleared of rape fails in attempt to sue – The Guardian

“A man cleared by the court of appeal of raping a woman cannot sue her for damages, the high court said yesterday.”

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The Guardian, 15th November 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Cleared rape accused denied claim – BBC News

“A man who spent two years in jail before being cleared of rape has had his attempt to claim damages from his accuser denied at the High Court.”

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BBC News, 30th October 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Jailed man in bid to sue accuser – BBC News

“A man who spent two years in jail before being cleared of rape has started a High Court bid to claim damages from his accuser.”

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BBC News, 27th October 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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