||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 108 (Sep)
|| EWCA Crim 2042
||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Kennedy LJ, Brown J and Sir Douglas Brown
||Caroline Gassman (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
||Anthony McGeorge (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the prosecution.
||22 July 2005
Criminal law - Trial - Direction to jury - Further direction - Further direction given after muddled answer to jury's question - Whether direction given adequate - Whether judge properly permitting jury to draw inferences from defendant's refusal to answer questions in interview.
In all the circumstances, the direction given to the jury in relation to handling of stolen goods was adequate and the judge had been entitled to give a direction under s36 of the in relation to the defendant alone.
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