Practice and Procedure

R v KEN CHARLES (2007)

PUBLISHED July 16, 2007

[2007] UKPC 47

Where a jury had not been given appropriate directions and had been wrongly permitted to consider the statements of each defendant in considering the case against the other, and there was no reason to distinguish between the two defendants, both would be retried.

PC (StV) (Lord Bingham of Cornhill, Baroness Hale of Richmond, Lord Carswell, Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood, Lord Mance)