R v Clarence

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtCourt for Crown Cases Reserved
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  • R v Ireland; R v Burstow
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 24 July 1997
    ..."inflict" that there must be a direct or indirect application of force to the body. Counsel cited the speech of Lord Roskill in Reg. v. Wilson (Clarence) [1984] A.C. 942, 259E-260H, in which Lord Roskill quoted with approval from the judgment of the full court of the Supreme Court of Victor......
  • R v Linekar
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 21 October 1994
    ...for the requirement as a matter of law for corroboration, an alternative verdict that a jury can return. 42 In 1888 was decided the case of Clarence [1888] 22 Q.B.D. 23. This was the well-known case of the husband who knew that he was suffering from gonorrhoea and his wife did not, and he q......
  • R v Richardson (Diane)
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 25 March 1998
    ...It does so only if it deceives P as to the identity of the person or the nature of the act." 11This statement of principle is derived from R v Clarence (1888) 22 QBD 23 where the victim consented to sexual intercourse with the accused and although she would not have consented had she been a......
  • R v Tabassum
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • Invalid date
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30 books & journal articles
  • The riddle of rape-by-deception and the myth of sexual autonomy.
    • United States
    • Yale Law Journal Vol. 122 No. 6, April 2013
    • 1 April 2013
    ...was given, even though [procured by] fraud ..., a prosecution for rape cannot be maintained."). (8.) See, e.g., R v. Clarence, (1888) 22 Q.B.D. 23 at 43 (Stephen, J.) (Eng.) ("[T]he definition of rape is having connection with a woman without her consent. ..."); 1 Francis Wharton, A Treatis......
  • Subject Index, Volume 77, 2004
    • United Kingdom
    • Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles No. 77-4, November 2004
    • 1 November 2004
    ...Chalkley [1998] 2 Cr App R 79 143R v Chief Constable of Sussex, ex p. Independent Traders Ferry Ltd[1998] 3 WLR 1260 HL 144R v Clarence (1888) 22 QBD 23 178, 179R v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis, ex p. Rottman (2002)UKHL 20 70, 71R v D (2003) QB 90 330R v DPP ex p. Treadaway (19......
  • A Different Ball Game—Why the Nature of Consent in Contact Sports Undermines a Unitary Approach
    • United Kingdom
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The No. 71-6, December 2007
    • 1 December 2007
    ...of recognising that public policylimits the defence to situations where there has been implicit consent to whatoccurred’.173 Rv Clarence (1888) 22 QBD 23.174 Also arguably evidence of a shift in society’s attitudes towards greater sexualautonomy.175 Rv Brown [1994] 1 AC 212. The House of Lo......
  • The Need to Kill Off Zombie Law
    • United Kingdom
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The No. 81-1, February 2017
    • 1 February 2017
    ...6 Mod 149 and Blackstone, Commentaries, Book 3, Chapter 8.18. Concise Oxford Dictionary, 8th edn (OUP: Oxford, 1992) 1289.19. Clarence (1888) 22 QBD 23 CCR, 36 (Wills J), 45 (Stephen J). Case since overruled on a different point.20. C.S. Kenny and G.G. Phillips, Outlines of Criminal Law, 15......
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