Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2006] All ER (D) 223 (Apr)
Neutral Citation: [2006] UKPC 21
Court: Privy Council
Judge:

Lord Bingham of Cornhill, Lord Hoffmann, Lord Hope of Craighead, Lord Carswell and Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood

Judgment Dates: 25 April 2006

Catchwords

Jamaica - Criminal evidence - Admissions and confessions - Murder - Young defendant - Answers and statements to police - Status of Judges' Rules - Exercise of judge's discretion - Whether defendant's statement made voluntarily - Whether fair to admit statement - Conditions of defendant's detention - Administrative Directions to Judges' Rules, Paras 3, 4.

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