||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 30 (Oct)
||Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Pill, Laws LJJ and Sir Murray Stuart-Smith
||Henry Spooner (instructed by George Ide Phillips) for the claimant.
||Sarah Paneth (instructed by Wynne Baxter, Lewes) for the defendant.
||3 October 2002
Tort - Assault - Misfeasance in public office - Action against police - Whether verdicts of jury could be challenged.
In an action against the police, it had been perverse for a jury to find that the claimant's allegations of assault and misfeasance in public office had been made out, and judgment against the defendant in respect of those claims would therefore be set aside.
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