Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 102 (Oct)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Judge LJ, Rafferty J and the Recorder of Liverpool

Representation Simone Start (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
  Andrew Urquhart (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
Judgment Dates: 8 October 2002

Catchwords

Criminal law - Appeal - Conduct of trial judge - Judge making unnecessary and repeated interventions during evidence - Whether conviction unsafe.

The Case

The defendant's conviction for an offence of dangerous driving was safe despite the judge's repeated interventions during the trial.

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