Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 186 (Jul)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Rix LJ, Judge Rivlin QC and Sir Swinton Thomas

Representation Angus Robertson (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
  Brendan Kelly (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
Judgment Dates: 11 July 2002

Catchwords

Criminal evidence - Identity - Visual identification - Possibility of mistaken identification - Direction to jury - Caution against relying on identification - Accused previously known to defendant - Whether absence of specific direction that identification based on purported recognition might be mistaken rendering conviction unsafe.

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