Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 452 (Oct)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Rose LJ, Hughes and Royce JJ

Representation Ben Emmerson QC (instructed by Irwin Mitchell) for the defendant.
  John Coffey QC (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
  John Bevan QC (instructed by John Wagstaff) for the Criminal Cases Review Commission.
Judgment Dates: 30 October 2002

Catchwords

Criminal evidence and procedure - Appeal - Procedure - Substitution of alternative verdict - s 3.

The Case

Under s3 of the the Court of Appeal could not substitute a conviction of manslaughter where an appellant pleaded guilty to murder.

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