Practice and Procedure

R v (1) B (2) W (3) S (4) H (5) RW (2008)

PUBLISHED August 15, 2008

[2008] EWCA Crim 1997

There was no obvious or necessary injustice in a jury being empanelled both to determine, under the Criminal Procedure (Insanity) Act 1964 s.4A , whether defendants who were unfit to plead had committed the acts alleged and to try defendants on the same indictment who were fit to plead.

CA (Crim Div) (Toulson LJ, Andrew Smith J, Bean J)