||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 153 (Jul)
|| EWCA Crim 1736
||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Kay LJ, Holland and Andrew Smith JJ
||Philip Sapsford QC and Peter Woodall (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
||Anthony Gee (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
||10 July 2002
Criminal evidence - Character of accused - Cross-examination by co-accused - Accused and co-accused jointly charged with murder - Co-accused conducting defence in way tending to incriminate accused - Judge refusing to allow accused to cross-examine co-accused about incident of violence - Whether judge having erred - Criminal Evidence Act 1868, s 1(f)(iii).
A conviction for murder was upheld notwithstanding that a trial judge had erred in disallowing the cross-examination of a co-defendant as to credit after that co-defendant had incriminated the defendant in his evidence in chief because the defendant had had, in any event, sufficient mens rea for murder.
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