Practice and Procedure

R V C (2006)

PUBLISHED October 12, 2006

A conviction for cruelty to a child was safe, despite new evidence to suggest that injuries consistent with shaken baby syndrome or a high impact could be caused by falls from a low height, as the issue for the jury was the veracity and credibility of the defendant's account of the events causing the injuries.

CA (Crim Div) (Latham LJ, Henriques J, Gloster J)