Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 315 (Jan)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Pill LJ, Rafferty and Gross JJ

Representation Nirmal Shant (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
  Paul Mann (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
Judgment Dates: 31 January 2002


Criminal law - Trial - Directions to jury - Indecent assault - Whether judge failing to put defence case properly - Whether defendant's conviction unsafe.

The Case

The defendant's conviction for offences of indecent assault was unsafe because the judge directions to the jury were defective in the circumstances.

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