[2012] NICA 46

The safety of a conviction for murder was not affected by the judge's refusal to admit evidence that the defendant had previously pleaded guilty to assault in a related attack. The fact of that conviction would have been to the defendant's discredit, and any benefit from introducing the evidence was at best marginal.

CA (NI) (Morgan LCJ, Girvan LJ, Coghlin LJ)


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