Ford v Blurton

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1922
Year1922
CourtCourt of Appeal
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16 cases
  • Kiam v MGN Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 28 January 2002
    ...because of the vagaries of jury verdicts and awards in personal injury cases that the courts were given power, initially in 1854 (see Ford v. Blurton (1922) 38 TLR 801, CA); then by section 6 of the Administration of Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1933, and presently by section 69(3......
  • Ward v James
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 25 January 1965
    ...of the whole. I will not now go through the history of the enactments from 1854 onwards; It can be found in the judgment of the court in Ford v. Blurton. (1922) 38 Times Law Reports, page 801. I will go straight to the governing enactment today, which is section 6 of the Administration of J......
  • Gerlach v Clifton Bricks Pty Ltd
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 30 May 2002
    ...Rules 1970 (NSW) Pt 51 r 23; Pt 51AA r 16. 31 (1988) 14 NSWLR 387 . 32 (1992) 174 CLR 178 . 33 (1993) 178 CLR 14 . 34Ford v Blurton (1922) 38 TLR 801 at 805 per Atkin LJ; cf Ward v James [1966] 1 QB 273 at 35 United States Constitution, VIIth Amendment: ‘In Suits at common law, where the v......
  • Gerlach v Clifton Bricks Pty Ltd
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 30 May 2002
    ...Rules 1970 (NSW) Pt 51 r 23; Pt 51AA r 16. 31 (1988) 14 NSWLR 387 . 32 (1992) 174 CLR 178 . 33 (1993) 178 CLR 14 . 34Ford v Blurton (1922) 38 TLR 801 at 805 per Atkin LJ; cf Ward v James [1966] 1 QB 273 at 35 United States Constitution, VIIth Amendment: ‘In Suits at common law, where the va......
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1 books & journal articles
  • The Value of Our Jury System
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles No. 5-2, April 1932
    • 1 April 1932
    ...would probably be glad to echo suchsentiments, for example, as those of Lord Justice Bankes,expressed in the case of Fordv. Blurton (1922),38T.L.R.801,thus:,Thestandard of much that is valuable in the life of thecommunity has been set by juries. ...They have provedthemselves in the past to ......

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