Practice and Procedure

R v ANDREW W (2008)

PUBLISHED February 22, 2008

[2008] EWCA Crim 460

A conviction for the rape of a child under the age of 13 was unsafe where a judge had given a majority direction too soon and had given a Watson direction at the same time.

CA (Crim Div) (Gage LJ, Hughes LJ, Judge Paget QC)