Practice and Procedure

R v (1) W (2) M (2010)

PUBLISHED July 27, 2010

[2010] EWCA Crim 1926

It was open to the jury to conclude that a child witness who contradicted her original allegations during cross-examination was not actually agreeing in any meaningful way to what was being suggested to her when such questions were framed as direct suggestions with an indication of the answer sought.

CA (Crim Div) (Hughes LJ (V-P) , Rafferty J DBE, Maddison J)