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Walker v Metropolitan Police

A brief period of detention, when the claimant was effectively ‘held’ in a doorway without being touched, amounted to false imprisonment.

Martin Forshaw
Martin Forshaw Partner

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R (on the application of AB and CD) v Huddersfield Magistrates’ Court and West Yorkshire Police

A look at a recent case where the execution of a 'specific premises warrant' was unlawful due to information not being supplied to the court.

Martin Forshaw
Martin Forshaw Partner

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Angel Copeland v Metropolitan Police

The burden lay with the police to prove that an allegation of assault made by a police officer had not been deliberately falsified.

Martin Forshaw
Martin Forshaw Partner

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R (on the application of Mills) v Sussex Police and another

A manifest failure to provide full and frank information on an application for a search and seizure warrant led the Administrative Court to set aside…

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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DSD and NBV v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis

Article 3 of the ECHR imposed a positive duty on police forces to investigate allegations of inhuman or degrading treatment by third parties.

Martin Forshaw
Martin Forshaw Partner

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Van Colle v United Kingdom

The ECHR held unanimously that there had been no violation of Articles 2 and 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights in this leading case.

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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