||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 188 (Apr)
|| EWCA Crim 1233
||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Moses LJ, Openshaw J and the Recorder of Swansea (judgment delivered extempore)
||Gareth Morley (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
||James Murray-Smith (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
||27 April 2009
Criminal law - Trial - Summing up - Judge drawing jury's attention to material not mentioned during trial and not in evidence - Material tending to undermine defence case - Jury convicting defendant by majority - Whether conviction unsafe.
Criminal law Trial. Court of Appeal, Criminal Division: The defendant's conviction for unlawful wounding was quashed where the jury's verdict was rendered unsafe by reason of the judge's having raised for the first time in his summing up a piece of prosecution evidence which tended to undermine the defence case.
- An Official transcript is the final version of the judgment prepared by shorthand writers. LexisLibrary contains all judgments from the High Court and aboveView Judgment
- Cases related to this particular case that are related to, or discuss this caseView related cases
- Commentary discussing this particular case from LexisLibrary's comprehensive range of titles including Butterworths, Halsbury's and TolleyView related commentary
- The All England Law Reports comprises judgments with headnotes and catchwords indicating the area of law and key issues of the case prepared by legally qualified editorsFind AllER Reports