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Dr. Bonham’s Case
England and Wales Court of Common Pleas
8 Co. Rep. 107a, 77 Eng. Rep. 638 (1610)
The Royal College of Physicians (Royal College) (defendant) convicted, fined, and imprisoned Thomas Bonham (plaintiff) for practicing medicine without a medical license. Bonham sued Royal College for false imprisonment.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Coke, C.J.)
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