Practice and Procedure

R V J & ORS (2001)

PUBLISHED July 2, 2001

[2001] EWCA Crim 1568

A stay of a criminal trial was only the appropriate remedy if a defendant's rights were prejudiced by delay in a manner which could not be remedied, for example by way of a reduction in sentence.

CA (Crim Div) (Lord Woolf of Barnes LCJ, Grigson J, Wright J)