Practice and Procedure

R v GRAHAM L (2009)

PUBLISHED May 15, 2009

[2009] EWCA Crim 1057

It was important that the specimen directions on delay were tailored to the facts of the particular case and spelt out to the jury, though the judge should have emphasised and particularised the difficulties faced by the defendant, the directions given were sufficient to ensure a fair trial.

CA (Crim Div) (Hughes LJ (V-P), Openshaw J, Holroyde J)