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Attorney-General's Reference (No 1 of 1992)
Attorney-General's Reference (No 1 of 1992)
The girl was manhandled, dragged and taken to a shed. When they arrived at the shed the Defendant proceeded to drop his trousers and touched the girl intimately on her private parts. The Defendant's penis remained limp and states that he could not perfo
Gullefer (1987) Crim LR 195
Gullefer (1987) Crim LR 195
Defendant tried to stop the race by jumping onto the track to enable the race to be declared void. The Defendant had bet on the race and wanted his money back. He was charged with attempting to steal and this case was thrown out because he did not actua
Boyle and Boyle (1987)
Boyle and Boyle (1987)
The Defendants were convicted of burglary as they were found outside a door which had the lock tampered with and one of the hinges had been broken. Their burglary conviction was upheld.
Easom [1971] 2 A11 ER 945
Easom [1971] 2 A11 ER 945
The Defendant was in the cinema and saw a woman's handbag on the floor. He looked through the bag but did not take anything from it. His conviction for stealing the bag was thrown out of court. This case was also thrown out of the Court of Appeal due t
Millard and Vernon [1987]
Millard and Vernon [1987]
The Defendants were charged with attempted criminal damage. They were at a football ground and persistently pushed against the wooden fence. The prosecution put it to the court that this was attempted criminal damage. This was thrown out of the The Cou
Shivpuri [1987]
Shivpuri [1987]
The Defendant was convicted in dealing prohibited drugs. The 'drugs' were actually snuff and vegetable matter which were harmless, but due to the Defendant thinking they were prohibited drugs, he was convicted as he knowingly assumed he was dealing with
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