Regina v Soul: CACD 1980

The appellant, had been convicted of conspiring to cause a public nuisance had agreed with others to secure the unlawful release of a restricted Broadmoor patient.
Held: The appeal failed. The court rejected an argument, based on R v Madden that the Crown had failed to prove any actual danger.


(1980) 70 Cr App R 295

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CitedRegina v Rimmington; Regina v Goldstein HL 21-Jul-2005
Common Law – Public Nuisance – Extent
The House considered the elements of the common law offence of public nuisance. One defendant faced accusations of having sent racially offensive materials to individuals. The second was accused of sending an envelope including salt to a friend as a . .
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Updated: 30 April 2022; Ref: scu.231628