Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 483 (Oct)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Crim 2395
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Rose LJ, Pitchers and Treacy JJ

Representation Lady Mallalieu QC (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
  John Stobart (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
Judgment Dates: 16 October 2002


Criminal evidence and procedure - Appeal - Evidence - Criminal Cases Review Commission reviewing case and finding victim's evidence credible - Evidence casting doubt on victim's credibility - Admissibility of evidence.

The Case

On the facts of the instant case, taking into account an investigation of the case by the Criminal Cases Review Commission, there was no reason for viewing the victim's credibility with suspicion and accordingly the defendant's appeal against conviction would be dismissed.

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