Williams v Home Office (No. 2)

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Judgment Date1981
Date1981
Year1981
CourtQueen's Bench Division
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19 cases
  • Middleweek v Chief Constable of Merseyside (Note)
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • July 24, 1985
    ...it seems to us to be most unlikely that he would have dealt with the detention in the cell in the manner in which he did. In Williams v. Home Office (No. 2) [1981] AER 1211, Mr. Justice Tudor Evans had to consider, inter alia, the lawfulness of the plaintiff's being confined for a period of......
  • R v Hills, 2020 ABCA 263
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • July 10, 2020
    ...cruel and unusual and that punishment by death for murder is not contrary to s. 2(b)”). [121] Williams v. Home Office (No. 2), [1981] 1 All E.R. 1211, 1244 (Q.B. 1980) (“I can find no reason for construing the words ‘cruel and unusual’ [in the English Bill of Rig......
  • R v Deputy Governor of Parkhurst Prison and Others, ex parte Hague ; Weldon v Home Office
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • May 25, 1990
    ...said in the Divisional Court: "Rule 43(1) provides that the power to segregate is given to the governor and no one else." 25In Williams v. Home Office (No. 2) [1981] 1 All E.R. 1211 Tudor Evans J. took the view that the Secretary of State could exercise a residual power vested in him to in......
  • R v Deputy Governor of Parkhurst Prison and Others, ex parte Hague ; Weldon v Home Office
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • July 24, 1991
    ...terms of section 12 can, nevertheless, be falsely imprisoned. 84I turn to more recent authority. In Williams v. Home Office (No. 2) [1981] 1 All E.R. 1211, Tudor-Evans J. at p. 1241 said: "In my judgment, the sentence of the court and the provisions of section 12(1) always afford a defence......
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  • Rehabilitation, risk management and prisoners’ rights
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Criminology & Criminal Justice No. 14-4, September 2014
    • September 1, 2014
    ...no. 5123/07 (22 June 2012).Ribitsch v Austria [1995] 21 EHRR 573.Salman v Turkey [2002] 34 EHRR 17.Williams v Home Office No. 2 [1981] 1 All ER 1211.Author biographiesElaine Genders is Reader in Criminology at the Faculty of Laws, University College London.Elaine Player is Professor of Crim......

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