Practice and Procedure

R v KC (2009)

PUBLISHED November 26, 2009

[2009] EWCA Crim 2458

The fact that a newspaper columnist held strong and well-publicised views on issues such as law and order, knife crime and drugs did not mean that his service as foreman on a jury that convicted a drug dealer of a knife murder ruled the conviction unsafe.

CA (Crim Div) (Leveson LJ, Penry-Davey J, Judge Jacobs Recorder of Norwich)