Practice and Procedure

R v JOHN MCEWAN (2011)

PUBLISHED March 29, 2011

[2011] EWCA Crim 1026

A conviction was safe where the jury had relied on the prosecution evidence of a co-accused who had previously pleaded guilty in the same criminal proceedings: a person who had pleaded guilty to an offence was a person no longer charged and was therefore competent to give evidence.

CA (Crim Div) (Thomas LJ, Dobbs J, Judge Radford)