Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2003] All ER (D) 78 (Feb)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Auld LJ, Gray and Crane JJ

Representation Thomas Cleeve (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
  Hugh Davies (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
Judgment Dates: 6 February 2003


Criminal evidence and procedure - Trial - Summing up - Direction to jury - Lies direction - Appropriateness.

The Case

The defendant's conviction was unsafe because the judge had erred in failing to give a sufficient direction on lies.

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