Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2016] All ER (D) 13 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2016] EWCA Crim 1613
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Lord Thomas CJ, Sir Brian Leveson P and Hallett LJ, V-P

Representation Oliver Blunt QC, Alexia Power and Hannah Burton for LJ.
  Sallie Bennett-Jenkins QC for AJ.
  Sarah Forshaw QC for RG.
  James Wood QC for B.
  Abbas Lakha QC for T.
  I Mahmood for M.
  Nigel Power QC for H.
  Michael Turner QC for JM.
  Michael Wolkind QC MSH.
  David Hislop QC and Piers Marquis for FK.
  Jo Sidhu QC for the RM.
  Christopher Sallon QC for MH.
  John McGuinness QC and Duncan Atkinson QC, together with Jacob Hallam on the appeal of T and B (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
  Tim Moloney QC and Jude Bunting for the intervener, Joint Enterprise: Not Guilty by Association.
Judgment Dates: 31 October 2016

Catchwords

Criminal law - Murder - Appeal - Joint unlawful enterprise - Appeals, and applications for leave to appeal, against convictions being brought following Supreme Court decision changing pre-existing caselaw on joint enterprise - Whether convictions unsafe in light of Supreme Court decision - Effect of Supreme Court decision on prior convictions for, among other things, joint enterprise murder - Whether distinction to be made between appeals brought within time limit and those brought outside time limit - Whether appeals and applications should be granted.

The Case

Criminal law Murder. The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, dismissed the first set of appeals, and applications for leave to appeal, against convictions for, among other things, murder, which were made following the decision of the Supreme Court in R v Jogee; R v Ruddock[, which reversed the pre-existing law in respect of joint enterprise.

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