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Transcript of Trespass
"deliberate interference with
the rights of another"
Person, Chattels and Land
Trespass is the direct result of a voluntary
act which is intentional or negligent
Direct v Indirect Impact?
Burden of Proof
Letang v Cooper 
Scott v Shepherd (1773)
"an act that places another person
in reasonable apprehension of an immediate
battery being committed upon him"
Tuberville v Savage (1669)
R v Ireland 
Protection from Harrassment (NI) Order 1997
Summary: Thomas v National Union of Mineworkers (South Wales Area) 
Infliction of Emotional Suffering
Wilkinson v Downtown 
Powell v Boldaz 
"First, that the making of a statement known to be
false with the intention that it should be believed and with the intention of causing injury, which in fact results, is actionable"
Today? Breslin & Ors v McKenna & Ors 
"Direct application of physical contact upon the person of another, without his or her consent, express or implied"
Cole v Turner 
Collins v Willcox 
Capacity to consent?
F v West Berkshire Health Authority 
Wilson v Pringle 
You are the lawyer...the action?
**This clip contains
some rude language
Iqbal v Prison Officers Association 
"The unlawful and total restraint of the personal liberty of another against his will"
Philips v GN Ry Co Ltd 
Louis v Commonwealth 
ARTICLE 5 ECHR
Austin v Metropolitan Police Commissioner
Lumba v Secretary of State for the Home Department 
Trespass to Chattels
Trespass to chattels, requires ‘deliberate use or otherwise interference with a chattel in the possession of another without lawful authority.’
Thrifty-Tel Inc. v Bezenek 46 Cal. App. 4th 1559.
CompuServe Inc. v Cyber Promotions Inc. 962 F.Supp. 1015 (D.D. Ohio)(1997).