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A long, hard look at Gray v Thames Trains Ltd

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This chapter addresses the landmark decision in Gray v Thames Trains Ltd. Although it was decided in the twilight years of the House of Lords, it was the first occasion on which the House had considered at any length the doctrine of illegality in the tort setting. The precise scope of the rules laid down in Gray is somewhat uncertain, but it is clear that they are the starting point for thinking about how the doctrine applies in negligence cases. Considering the growing significance of the do...

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Oxford, SSD, Law, Law Faculty
Publisher:
Hart Publishing Publisher's website
Host title:
The Jurisprudence of Lord Hoffmann: A Festschrift in Honour of Lord Leonard Hoffmann
Publication date:
2015-08-27
Pubs id:
pubs:585549
URN:
uri:d6ebf06c-8f6b-4bb7-9a57-7f2c1f34ff32"
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uuid:d6ebf06c-8f6b-4bb7-9a57-7f2c1f34ff32
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