Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 354 (Oct)
Court: Divisional Court

Kennedy LJ and Pitchers J

Representation Bernadette Goodman (instructed by Potter Morris, St Helens) for the claimant.
  The prosecution did not appear and was not represented.
Judgment Dates: 24 October 2002


Criminal evidence and procedure - Trial - Mode of trial - Offence triable either way - Reopening of election of mode of trial.

The Case

An application for judicial review of a refusal by justices to allow the claimant to withdraw his election for the mode of trial in criminal proceedings brought against him was dismissed on the facts.

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