Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 11 (Mar)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Clarke LJ, Leveson and Cooke JJ

Representation Keith Harrison (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
  Neville Biddle (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
Judgment Dates: 1 March 2002


Evidence - Expert evidence - Crown failing to obtain expert evidence in relation to alleged loss - Quality of other expert evidence affected due to circumstances beyond expert's control - Defence making submission of no case to answer on theft charge at close of prosecution case on ground that no loss could be shown - Whether judge erred in rejecting submission - Whether conviction consequently unsafe.

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