Practice and Procedure

R v B (2012)

PUBLISHED June 19, 2012

[2012] EWCA Crim 1799

A conviction for sexually assaulting a child under 13 was quashed because the judge had ruled that the defendant was unfit to plead because of his learning difficulties but had admitted into evidence a police interview in which he had confessed.

CA (Crim Div) (Sir John Thomas (President), Collins J, Calvert-Smith J)