Case Law Grids as Law Essay

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Case Name and area of Law related to: | Facts of case | Decision: | Points of Law/ Key Judgements | Development (Law before and after)- Significance of the case: | Donoghue Vs Stevenson The neighbour Test | Mrs Donoghue went to a café and her friend bought her a ginger beer. It came in a opaque bottle. Mrs Donoghue pored out half the bottle and consumed some. When she pored out the rest a decomposed snail emerged. She suffered a personal injury as a result. She commenced a claim against the manufacture. | Mrs Donoghues claim was successful. The case established the modern law of negligence and established the neighbour test. | As Mrs Donoghue had not purchased the beverage she was required to claim damages for negligence. | New precedent made and established the modern law of negligence. | Case Name and area of Law related to: | Facts of case | Decision: | Points of Law/ Key Judgements | Development (Law before and after)- Significance of the case: | Grant Vs Australian Knitting Mills1936 | Grant bought some woollen under garments and wore them without washing them. excess sulphite was in the underwear and Grant suffered a personal injury as a result. | Grant Successful. | Negligence was found in the manufacture of the garments. | Principle had been followed on from Donoghue vs Stevenson | Case Name and area of Law related to: | Facts of case | Decision: | Points of Law/ Key Judgements | Development (Law before and after)- Significance of the case: | Shaw Vs DPP1962 | Shaw listed contact details of prostitutes and charged them a fee to be in the magazine | Defendant convicted of conspiracy to corrupt public morals. | convicted of conspiracy to corrupt public morals by living on the earnings of prostitution | No precedent was set so needed to look at other principles. i.e. from Donoghue Vs Stevenson | Case name and area of law

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