Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 187 (Oct)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Clarke LJ, Pitchford J and Judge Fabyan Evans

Representation Roger Farley (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
  Jane Miller QC and Marcus Tregilgas-Davey (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
Judgment Dates: 14 October 2002

Catchwords

Criminal evidence and procedure - Trial - Summing up - Direction to jury - Safety of conviction - Conspiracy offences - Inference to be drawn from circumstantial evidence.

The Case

The defendant's conviction for offences of conspiracy to produce and supply cannabis were safe because the judge had not misdirected the jury on the inferences that could be drawn from circumstantial evidence.

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