R v Southwark Coroner, ex parte Hicks

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtDivisional Court
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  • Coroner of Kingston & St Andrew and Attorney General of Jamaica v Dionne Holness
    • Jamaica
    • Supreme Court (Jamaica)
    • 18 Septiembre 2006
    ...inconsistent with settled law. The authority on which she had relied offers her no assistance. In R v Southwark Coroner ex parte Hicks (1987) 1 WLR 1624, the transcript of the inquest, contrary to the Coroner's affidavit, showed that Counsel had applied to be heard on the law in the absence......
  • Lawlor & Lawlor v Geraghty
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 20 Mayo 2010
    ...AREA HEALTH BOARD v GERAGHTY (DUBLIN CORONER) 2001 3 IR 321 2002 1 ILRM 367 2001/18/4883 R v HM CORNER FOR SOUTHWARK, EX PARTE HICKS 1987 1 WLR 1624 1987 2 AER 140 R v HM CORONER FOR LINCOLNSHIRE, EX PARTE HAY 1999 AER (D) 173 2008/991JR - Kearns - High - 20/5/2010 - 2011 4 IR 487 2010 28......
  • R Ahuja v Cambridge County Court
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 31 Enero 2008
    ...Hammersmith ex p Peach [1980] 1 QB 211 at 219 (where the Lord Chief Justice referred to the importance of cross examination), to R v Southwark Coroner ex p Hicks [1987] 1 WLR 1624 at 1629 (where Croom Johnson LJ referred to the fairness of being able to examine a witness). vii) This right i......
  • R (Wright) v Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 20 Junio 2001
    ...need for a thorough inquest when a person dies in custody. See In re Rapier, Decd[1988] QB 26, R v Southwark Coroner ex p Hicks [1987] 1 WLR 1624, R v Coroner for North Humberside and Scunthorpe ex p Jamieson [1995] QB 1at pp18-19 and 26 and R v DPP ex p Manning [2001] QB 330 at para 33. Pa......
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  • The Changing Contours of the Criminal Law
    • United Kingdom
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The No. 71-2, April 2007
    • 1 Abril 2007
    ...the similar verdict in a coroner’s court of deathcaused by ‘lack of care’, Croom Johnson LJ said in R vSouthwark Coroner,ex p. Hicks [1987] 2 All ER 140 at 146 that:This verdict should not be used as a means of levelling disguised criticism atpeople who do not act in an emergency or take a ......

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