Practice and Procedure

R v D (2006)

PUBLISHED June 16, 2006

[2006] EWCA Crim 1354

It was in the interests of justice to quash an acquittal for murder where, after the acquittal, the offender had confessed to the murder in the belief that he could not be tried again for the crime.

CA (Crim Div) (Lord Phillips LCJ, Sir Igor Judge (President), Silber J, Rafferty J, Openshaw J)