||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 359 (Jan)
|| EWCA Crim 183
||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Kay LJ, MacKay J and the Recorder of Chester
||Beverly Tarr (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
||Mark Kimsey (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
||24 January 2002
Criminal law - Concerted action - Common purpose - Unlawful wounding - Directions to jury - Judge directing that defendant having knowledge that victim could suffer any injury sufficient to establish liability - Whether direction correct - Whether conviction safe.
There was no reason why the settled law on joint enterprise in the realm of homicide offences could not be extended into the law of assault.
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