chapter  3
‘Politically conservative members of a former generation would doubtless find it unfamiliar that claims of civic or social right should nowadays be formulated in terms of the private law institution of property. But this merely goes to underline the fact that, in some important sense, all property rights enjoy an inherent public law character’ (Gray, ‘Equitable property’ [1994] CLP 157, p 211). Could one say that the reverse is equally true: all public law ‘expectations can be seen as forms of ‘property? And could
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Donoghue v Stevenson [1932] AC 562 House of Lords

(See p 65.)

Hyman v Nye (1881) 6 QBD 685 Queen’s Bench Division

(Seep 545.)