Practice and Procedure

R v DAMIEN NASH (2004)

PUBLISHED January 23, 2004

[2004] EWCA Crim 164

A conviction for criminal damage was unsafe as the judge misdirected the jury in failing to give a Lucas direction and it was possible the jury considered a lie told by the defendant, as to ownership of an air rifle, was indicative of guilt.

CA (Crim Div) (Kay LJ, David Clarke J, Judge Brodrick)