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R v DAVID HENRY PAUL HEARNE (2009)

PUBLISHED January 16, 2009
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[2009] EWCA Crim 103

A judge was entitled to allow the prosecution to admit evidence of a defendant's prior convictions for burglary on the basis that his defence to the instant allegation of burglary incorporated an attack on the victim's character for the purposes of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 s.101(1)(g).

CA (Crim Div) (Moses LJ, Judge Pitchford, Griffith Williams J)

16/01/2009

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