Workbook 5 Year 9 Civics - Precedents - Case Study Donoghue V's Stevenson


This workbook is about how courts apply and interpret the law.

  • Example of the Development of Court Made Law - Negligence
  • case study Langridge v Levy (1837) - the exploding gun
  • case study George v Skivington (1896) Negligently manufactured hair-wash
  • Case Study - Donoghue v Stevenson (1932) The snail in the bottle (duty of care created)
  • How did Australia get the Law of Negligence?
  • case study Grant v Australian Knitting Mills (1936)