Practice and Procedure

R v IDOYA LEON (2009)

PUBLISHED April 29, 2009

[2009] EWCA Crim 839

A conviction for causing death by dangerous driving was quashed and substituted with a conviction for careless driving where the judge had failed to give a clear summary of the evidence given by the offender's expert together with an appropriate direction about that evidence.

CA (Crim Div) (Hooper LJ, Lloyd Jones J, Judge Roberts QC)