Williams v Home Office (No. 2)

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtQueen's Bench Division
Judgment Date1981
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16 cases
  • Middleweek v Chief Constable of Merseyside (Note)
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 24 July 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......
  • Weldon v Home Office
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 28 March 1990
    ...can render the imprisonment itself unlawful so as to found an action for false imprisonment: Williams -v- Home Office (No. 2) [1981] 1 All E.R. 1211, Tudor Evans J.; and R -v- Board of Visitors at Gartree Prison, Ex parte Sears, Mann J., ( The Times, March 20, 1985). 13 As to a detention be......
  • R (L) v West London Mental Health NHS Trust [Administrative Court]
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 13 November 2012
    ...justice. [para 29] 397. Taylor LJ cited with approval a passage in the judgment of Tudor Evans J in Williams v Home Office (No 2)UNK[1981] 1 All ER 1211 at 1247 in which he held that a prisoner did not have a right to be heard before transfer to a segregation unit: ‘It seems to me that Parl......
  • R v Deputy Governor of Parkhurst Prison and Others, ex parte Hague ; Weldon v Home Office
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 25 May 1990
    ...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 ......
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  • Rehabilitation, risk management and prisoners’ rights
    • United Kingdom
    • Criminology & Criminal Justice Nbr. 14-4, September 2014
    • 1 September 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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