Gibson v Government of the USA

Author / Contributor: John Jones QC
Gibson v Government of the USA
Issue: Whether G’s case was distinguishable from that of his co-accused (Cartwright v Superintendent of Her Majesty’s Prison [2004] 1 WLR 902); if not, whether the decision of the majority of the Privy Council in Cartwright was correct; and, if not, whether it should nevertheless be followed.
Court: Privy Council
Reference:   Appeal No 69 of 2005
Neutral Citation:   [2007] UKPC 52
Judge(s): Lords Hoffmann, Woolf, Scott, Carswell, Brown and Mance, Sir Christopher Rose
Date: 23 July 2007