||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 247 (Apr)
||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Pill LJ, Poole J and Sir Charles Mantell
||Edward Fitzgerald QC and Joseph Middleton (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
||Christopher Quinlan (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
||26 April 2004
Criminal evidence and procedure - Trial - Summing up - Direction to jury - Reliability of witness - Adequacy.
In the circumstances of the instant case, where expert evidence had shown that the complainant had lied in alleging that the defendant had written out certain cheques in order to prevent her from making a complainant of rape, a stronger and fuller direction as to the care required when approaching the complainant's evidence had been required.
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