Scott v Stansfield

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1865
Year1865
CourtExchequer
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20 cases
  • Beatty v Rent Tribunal
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 21 Octubre 2005
    ...to a coroner. They were reinforced in well chosen language in relation to a county court judge by Kelly C.J. in Scott v. Stansfield (1868) LR 3 Exch 220 at 223; and to a colonial judge by Lord Esher MR in Anderson v. Gorrie [1895] 1 Q.B. 668 at 671." 15 It is necessary to make two observati......
  • Reclaiming Motions In The Causes (first) David John Whitehouse And (second) Paul John Clark Against (first) The Chief Constable, Police Scotland And (second) The Lord Advocate
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Session
    • 30 Octubre 2019
    ...Session (ie Haggart’s Trs v Lord President (Hope) (supra); and Hamilton v Anderson (1858) 3 M 363) and “in England” (Scott v Stansfeld (1868) LR 3 Ex 220). [84] Pulling these various threads together, Hester v MacDonald (supra) was wrongly decided and should be overruled. The submission of ......
  • Rondel v Worsley
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 22 Noviembre 1967
    ...the other kind as well. 122So with a judge. He cannot be sued for an act done in his judicial capacity, event though corrupt ( Scott v. Starsfield 1868 L.R. 3 Exch. 123And on the fringe of the judicial process is the press, which may with impunity spread damaging libels provided that they ......
  • Rondel v Worsley
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 20 Octubre 1966
    ...like the ground on which a Judge cannot besued for an act clone in his judicial capacity, however corrupt; see Scott v. Stansfield (1868) L.R. 3 Exch. 220: and on which a witness cannot be sued for what he says in giving evidence, however perjured, see Dawkins v. Lord Rokeby (1875) L.R. 7 H......
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