||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 114 (Sep)
|| EWCA Crim 2051
||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Kennedy LJ, Morland and Silber JJ
||William Coker QC and Mathew Jowitt (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the appellant.
||Timothy Barnes QC (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
||28 September 2001
Criminal law - Trial - Direction to jury - Lies - Defendant's lies - Direction on significance on lies|| Defendant convicted of murder - Whether judge failing to direct jury adequately on evidential effect of lies to question of provocation and intention.
A defendant's conviction for murder was substituted by one of manslaughter in circumstances in which the judge's directions to the jury on the issue of lies had not been appropriate.
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