Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2003] All ER (D) 13 (May)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Longmore LJ, Toulson J and Sir Richard Tucker

Representation Elizabeth Jones (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
  Shelia Taurah (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
Judgment Dates: 1 May 2003

Catchwords

Criminal evidence and procedure - Trial - Summing up - Direction to jury - Judge directing jury on time scale to use quantity of drug - Judge directing jury on defendant's finances.

The Case

The defendant's conviction for possession of a Class B drug with intent was safe because the judge's direction to the jury had not introduced new evidence which the defendant had been unable to respond to during her trial.

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