Wood v DPP

Author / Contributor: Jeremy Johnson QC
Wood v DPP
Issue: Whether it was lawful to restrain a person for a short period of time whilst officers established whether he was the person that they intended to arrest; whether a conviction for disorderly behaviour for struggling during that period was proper.
Court: Divisional Court
Reference:   CO/599/2008
Neutral Citation:   [2008] EWHC 1056 (Admin)
Judge(s): Latham LJ and Underhill J
Date: 14 May 2008