|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 382 (Jul)|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division|
Dyson LJ, Henriques J and Sir Ian Kennedy
|Representation||Stephen Batten QC (instructed by Peters & Peters) for the defendant.|
|Douglas Day QC and Hodge Malik QC (instructed by Serious Fraud Office) for the Crown.|
|Judgment Dates:||25 July 2002|
Criminal law - Trial - Adverse comment - Silence of accused - Judge giving jury global direction on defendant's failure to give evidence - Whether judge having erred in failing to give that direction in relation to each specific issue raised by prosecution - Whether conviction consequently unsafe.