£14,000 damages for police discrimination – UK Police Law Blog

Posted December 12th, 2017 in appeals, damages, news, police, race discrimination by sally

‘The case of Durrant v Chief Constable of Avon & Somerset Constabulary [2017] EWCA Civ 1808, which arose out of the arrest of Ms Durrant on 13 June 2009, seems finally to have come to a conclusion, after three visits to the Court of Appeal. It is worth reading for its discussion on the award of damages for injury to “loss of feelings” where the police have racially discriminated against a person whom they have arrested and when aggravated and/or exemplary damages will be awarded.’

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UK Police Law Blog, 11th December 2017

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