Practice and Procedure

R v DONNA ELLIS (2007)

PUBLISHED November 2, 2007

[2007] EWCA Crim 2835

A conviction for assaulting a police officer with intent to resist lawful apprehension was safe where, although the judge could have provided the jury with a more detailed explanation of the meaning of assault, there was compelling evidence against the defendant.

CA (Crim Div) (Hallett LJ, Grigson J, King J)