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Court considers whether protesters were on public or private land (Carter-Brown v CPS)

Court considers whether protesters were on public or private land (Carter-Brown v CPS)
Published on: 30 August 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Court considers whether protesters were on public or private land (Carter-Brown v CPS)
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  • What was the background to the case?
  • What issues arose for the court’s consideration?
  • What did the court decide, and why?
  • To what extent is the judgment helpful in clarifying the law in this area? Are there still any unresolved issues practitioners will need to watch out for?
  • How does the decision fit in with other developments in this area of law?
  • What are the implications for practitioners? What will they need to be mindful of when advising in this area?

Article summary

Local Government analysis: The question of whether protesters had obstructed a highway or had been on a private road was before the High Court in Carter-Brown v CPS. Joanna Buckley, of Matrix Chambers, explores the court’s decision. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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