Hope v Great Western Railway Company

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtCourt of Appeal
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20 cases
  • Sims v William Howard & Son Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 17 February 1964
    ...This Court declined to interfere with his decision. 5 What then is to be done? We are faced with the problem that in the case of Hope v. Great western Railway 1937, 2 King's Bench, page 130, this Court held that trial by jury is in the "complete discretion" of the Judge in Chambers. And the......
  • Ward v James
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 25 January 1965
    ...6 I do not propose to review those authorities now, but it is said that they are in conflict with a decision of this court in Hope v. Great Western Railway Company, going back a number of years. That case was a decision of a full court, and this particular problem has not been reconsidered ......
  • Farrington v Brandon
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal (Jamaica)
    • 30 July 1968
    ...and Bankes, L.JJ. considered. (4) Hennell v. Ranobaldo, [1963] 1 W.L.R. 1391; [1963] 3 All E.R. 684. (5) Hope v. Great W. Ry. Co., [1937] 2 K.B. 130; [1937] 1 All E.R. 625, dictum of Lord Wright, M.R. applied. (6) Jenkins v. Bushby, [1891] 1 Ch. (7) Martin, In re, Hunt v. ChambersELR(1882),......
  • Pease v George
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 7 March 1960
    ...in the discretion of the Court or the Judge to decide one way or the other, and that is an absolute discretion. The decision of Hope v. Great Western Railway, 1937, 2 King's Bench, page 130 — a decision of a Court of five Judges of the Court of Appeal — held that this Court would not interf......
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