Linkletter v Walker: 1965

References: (1965) 381 US 618
Ratio: (US Supreme Court) In both criminal and civil cases ‘the accepted rule today is that in appropriate cases the Court may in the interests of justice make the rule prospective.’
Jurisdiction: United States
This case is cited by:

  • Cited – National Westminster Bank plc v Spectrum Plus Limited and others HL ([2005] 3 WLR 58, [2005] 2 AC 680, [2005] 4 All ER 209, [2005] All ER (D) 368, [2005] 2 Lloyds Rep 275, [2005] 2 BCLC 269, [2005] BCC 694, Bailii, [2005] UKHL 41, House of Lords, Times 31-Jul-05)
    The company had become insolvent. The bank had a debenture and claimed that its charge over the book debts had become a fixed charge. The preferential creditors said that the charge was a floating charge and that they took priority.
    Held: The . .

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