In the Supreme Court w/c 2 May 2016
01 Sunday May 2016
Hearings in the Supreme Court are now shown live on the Court’s website.
On Tuesday 3 May 2016 the Supreme Court will hear the appeal of R v Docherty concerning a challenge to the appellant’s sentence of imprisonment for public protection after pleading guilty to wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm contrary to the Offences Against the Person Act 1861, s 18. It will be heard in Court 2 from 10.30am and will continue on Wednesday.
On Thursday 5 May it will hear the appeal of Edwards v Kumarasamy regarding whether a landlord under a short lease of a premises was liable for his tenant’s injuries caused by tripping over an uneven paving stone on the main access pathway, under the extended covenant implied into the tenancy by the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985, s11(1A). This will be heard in Court 2 from 10.30am.
A full list of the cases scheduled for the Easter term can be found here.
The following Supreme Court judgments remain outstanding:
R (Bancoult No 2) v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, heard 22 June 2015.
Belhaj & Anor v Straw & Ors; Rahmatullah v Ministry of Defence & Anor, heard 9-12 November 2015.
R (Nouazli) v Secretary of State for the Home Department, heard 23-24 November 2015.
NYK Bulkship (Atlantic) NV v Cargill International SA, heard 1-2 December 2015.
ZM v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Northern Ireland); HA (Iraq) v Secretary of State for the Home Department, heard 12-14 January 2016.
Asset Land Investment Plc & Anor v The Financial Conduct Authority, heard 13-14 January 2016.
The Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime v Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co (Europe) Ltd & Ors, heard 21 January 2016.
R (Ismail) v Secretary of State for the Home Department, heard 26-27 January 2016.
Abd Ali Hameed Al-Waheed v Ministry of Defence; Mohammed & Ors v Ministry of Defence & Anor, heard 1-4 February 2016.
Brown & Anor, the Joint Administrators of Loanwell Ltd v Stonegale Ltd (Scotland) and other cases, heard 15 February 2016.
Patel v Mirza, heard 16-18 February 2016.
R(MM) & Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department and another case, heard 22-24 February 2016.
Airtours Holidays Transport Ltd v Revenue and Customs, heard 25 February 2016.
R (MA & Ors) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions & other cases, heard 29 February-2 March 2016.
McBride v Scottish Police Authority (Scotland), heard 3 March 2016.
Willers v Joyce & Anor (in substitution for and in their capacity as executors of Albert Gubay (deceased)), heard 7 March 2016.
In the matter of an application by JR55 for Judicial Review (Northern Ireland), heard 8-9 March 2016.
The Christian Institute & Ors v The Lord Advocate (Scotland), heard 8-9 March 2016.
Goluchowski v District Court in Elblag, Poland and another case, heard 14 March 2016.
McDonald (by her litigation friend Duncan J McDonald) v McDonald & Ors, heard 15-16 March 2016.
Versloot Dredging BV & Anor v HDI Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG & Ors, heard 17-17 March 2016.
BNY Mellon Corp Trustee Services Ltd v LGB Capital & Anor, heard 21 March 2016.
PST Energy 7 Shipping LLC & Anor v O.W. Bunker Malta Ltd & Anor, heard 22-23 March 2016.
R (Agyarko) v Secretary of state for the Home Department, heard 6-7 April 2016.
Campbell v Gordon (Scotland), heard 11 April 2016.
Eclipse Film Partners No 35 LLP v Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs and another case, heard 13-14 April 2016.
R (Public Law Project) v The Lord Chancellor, heard 18 April 2016.
Taiwo v Olaigbe & Anor and another case, heard 20-21 April 2016.
PJS v News Group Newspapers Ltd, heard 21 April 2016.
Ministry of Defence v Iraqi Civilians, heard 25 April 2016.
Lee-Hirons v Secretary of State for Justice, heard 26 April 2016.
Akers & Ors v Samba Financial Group, heard 27-28 April 2016.