Donoghue v Stevenson

Donoghue v Stevenson: In Legal Cartoon Form

November 4, 2013

Over 80 years since the judgment, Donoghue v Stevenson has remained one of the most important cases in delict/tort for Scots Law and indeed for the laws of many countries around the world. Today The Utterant published a humorous legal cartoon with a slight variation on the facts to our sister site YouBlawg, republished below [...]

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Who then in law is my neighbour? Donoghue v Stevenson: The Paisley Snail Case

September 28, 2011

80 years on, Donoghue v Stevenson [1932] AC 562 remains one of the world’s most famous delict/tort cases. To celebrate the 80th anniversary of Lord Atkin’s judgment, there is to be an international conference on May 25 & 26, 2012. This should generate wide interest and indeed attendance from around the legal world. The conference [...]

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Cadder v HMA and Loss of Identity for Scots Law

February 9, 2011

Scotland’s top prosecutor, The Lord Advocate, The Rt Hon Elish Angiolini QC WS, has warned of a loss of identity for Scots law following on from the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Cadder case and, in particular, the power of the Supreme Court to make decisions on Scots human rights cases. The Lord Advocate suggests that the Supreme Court should only have the power to consider newer legislation or decisions with major constitutional consequences.

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