|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 286|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Civil Division|
Lord Woolf MR, Roch and Judge LJJ
|Representation||Ben Emmerson and Peter Weatherby (instructed by Graysons) for the plaintiff.|
|Philip Sales and Michael Fordham (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the governor.|
|Judgment Dates:||19 June 1998|
False imprisonment - Calculation of prisoner's release date - Prison governor calculating release date by method laid down by courts - Prisoner obtaining judicial review of governor's decision as to her release date - Divisional Court overruling previous authorities as to method of calculation - Whether prisoner entitled to damages for false imprisonment.