Cobbett v Grey: 1849

A prisoner complained that he had been falsely imprisoned in a part of a prison in which he could not lawfully be confined.
[1849] 4 Ex 729
England and Wales
Cited by:
CitedMbasogo, President of the State of Equatorial Guinea and Another v Logo Ltd and others CA 23-Oct-2006
mbasogo_logoCA2006
The claimant alleged a conspiracy by the defendants for his overthrow by means of a private coup d’etat. The defendants denied that the court had jurisdiction. The claimants appealed dismissal of their claim to damages.
Held: The claims were . .
CitedRegina v Deputy Governor of Parkhurst Prison, Ex parte Hague, Weldon v Home Office HL 24-Jul-1991
The prisoner challenged the decision to place him in segregation under Prison Rule 43. Under rule 43(1) the initial power to segregate was given to ‘the governor’. The case arose from the fact that the governor of one prison had purported to . .

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Updated: 09 May 2021; Ref: scu.245581