Practice and Procedure

R v JR (2008)

PUBLISHED November 7, 2008

[2008] EWCA Crim 2912

It would only be safe to direct a conviction in exceptional cases, and not in a case where an overcomplicated summing up had appeared to give the jury a clear message that there was no defence for it to consider.

CA (Crim Div) (Hallett LJ DBE, King J, Judge Patience QC)