R v Gore; R v Maher – WLR daily

Posted July 16th, 2009 in abuse of process, grievous bodily harm, law reports, penalties by sally

R v Gore; R v Maher [2009] EWCA Crim 1424; [2009] WLR (D) 240

“The issue of a fixed penalty notice asserting one offence did not relieve the recipient of any possible further proceedings if and when it became apparent that a more serious offence had in fact been committed in the course of the same incident.”

WLR Daily, 15th July 2009

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Pickthall Ltd v Hill Dickinson LLP and another – WLR Daily

Pickthall Ltd v Hill Dickinson LLP and another [2009] EWCA Civ 543; [2009] WLR (D) 183

“It was an abuse of process for a party to issue proceedings on the day before the limitation period expired in the knowledge that the cause of action was vested not in him but in his trustee in bankruptcy, despite the party’s intention of later seeking an assignment of the cause of action and amending the claim form so that the assignment (which had been obtained after the expiration of the limitation period) could be pleaded.”

WLR Daily, 12th June 2009

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Symeou v Public Prosecutor’s Office at the Court of Appeals, Patras, Greece – Times Law Reports

Posted May 13th, 2009 in abuse of process, extradition, jurisdiction, law reports by sally

Symeou v Public Prosecutor’s Office at the Court of Appeals, Patras, Greece

Queen’s Bench Divisional Court

“The abuse of process jurisdiction in extradition proceedings did not include misconduct or bad faith by police in the requesting state.”

The Times, 13th May 2009

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Symeou v Public Prosecutor’s Office at the Court of Appeals, Patras, Greece – WLR Daily

Posted May 8th, 2009 in abuse of process, extradition, jurisdiction, law reports by sally

Symeou v Public Prosecutor’s Office at the Court of Appeals, Patras, Greece [2009] EWHC 897 (Admin); [2009] WLR (D) 146

The jurisdiction to order a person’s discharge if his extradition would constitute an abuse of process did not extend to consideration of misconduct or bad faith by the police of the requesting state in the investigation of the case or the preparation of evidence for trial.”

WLR Daily, 6th May 2009

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TB (Jamaica) v Secretary of State for the Home Department – Times Law Reports

Posted September 9th, 2008 in abuse of process, asylum, human rights, law reports by sally

TB (Jamaica) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

Court of Appeal

“It would be wrong as a matter of principle if the Secretary of State for the Home Department could circumvent the decision of an immigration appeal tribunal by an administrative decision.”

The Times, 9th September 2008

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McKinnon v Government of the United States of America – Times Law Reports

Posted August 6th, 2008 in abuse of process, extradition, law reports, plea bargaining by sally

McKinnon v Government of the United States of America

House of Lords

“A plea bargain offered by a foreign prosecutor to an accused person whose extradition was sought, particularly if offered during a regulated process of plea-bargaining, did not constitute an abuse of process unless it was so extreme as to amount to a threat of unlawful action which imperilled the integrity of the extradition process.”

The Times, 6th August 2008

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McKinnon v Government of the United States of America – WLR Daily

Posted July 31st, 2008 in abuse of process, extradition, law reports, plea bargaining by sally

McKinnon v Government of the United States of America [2008] UKHL 59; [2008] WLR (D) 266

A foreign prosecuting authority’s plea bargain offer to an accused person whose extradition was sought, did not constitute an abuse of process unless the predicted consequences of refusing the offer were so extreme as to amount to a threat of unlawful action which imperilled the integrity of the extradition process.”

WLR Daily, 30th July 2008

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Panday v Virgil (Senior Superintendent of Police) – Times Law Reports

Posted April 11th, 2008 in abuse of process, law reports, retrials, Trinidad & Tobago by sally

Panday v Virgil (Senior Superintendent of Police)

Privy Council

“When allowing an appeal against conviction on the ground of apparent bias in the conduct of the trial, the Court of Appeal could order a retrial if the defendant had been properly charged and brought before the court without any violation of the rule of law and it was possible to have a fair retrial before a different tribunal.”

The Times, 11th April 2008

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Panday v Virgil (Senior Superintendent of Police) [2008] UKPC 24 – WLR Daily

Posted April 11th, 2008 in abuse of process, law reports, retrials, Trinidad & Tobago by sally

Panday v Virgil (Senior Superintendent of Police) [2008] UKPC 24; [2008] WLR (D) 102

The Court of Appeal might order the retrial of a defendant whose conviction was quashed on the grounds of apparent bias if the defendant had been properly charged and brought before the court without any violation of the rule of law and a fair retrial before a different judge was possible.”

WLR Daily, 10th April 2008

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Stuart v Goldberg Linde and another – WLR Daily

Posted January 21st, 2008 in abuse of process, law reports, striking out, time limits by sally

Stuart v Goldberg Linde and another [2008] EWCA Civ 2 [2008] WLR (D) 4

“In determining whether a claim was an abuse of the process of the court on the ground that it should have been included in a previous action, the prospects of the claim’s success or failure and delay in bringing it (falling short of a statutory time bar or laches) were not generally relevant.”

WLR Daily, 18th January 2008

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Aldi Stores Ltd v WSP Group plc and Others – Times Law Reports

Posted December 4th, 2007 in abuse of process, law reports by sally

Aldi Stores Ltd v WSP Group plc and Others

Court of Appeal

“In complex commercial multiparty litigation, a party wanting to pursue other proceedings but to preserve a right in existing proceedings, had to raise that issue with the court to enable it to express its view on the proper use of resources and the economic and efficient conduct of the litigation.”

The Times, 4th December 2007

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Aldi Stores Ltd v WSP Group plc and others – WLR Daily

Posted November 29th, 2007 in abuse of process, law reports by sally

Aldi Stores Ltd v WSP Group plc and others [2007] EWCA Civ 1260 

Where a party in complex commercial multi-party litigation wished to pursue other proceedings whilst reserving a right in existing proceedings, that issue should be raised with the court so that the court could express its view as part of the case management as to the proper use of its resources and the efficient and economic conduct of the litigation.”

WLR Daily, 29th November 2007

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