Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 408 (Oct)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Crim 2216
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Clarke LJ, Pitchford J and Judge Fabyan Evans

Representation The defendant did not appear and was not represented.
  Jonathan H Barnes (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
Judgment Dates: 3 October 2002

Catchwords

Criminal evidence and procedure - Trial - Summing up - Direction to jury - inference to be drawn from accused's silence - s 34.

The Case

At the defendant's trial on a count of possessing cannabis with intent to supply the judge had not erred in directing the jury that draw an adverse inference against the defendant pursuant to s34 of the .

Practice Areas

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