|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| 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.