Practice and Procedure

R v L (2006)

PUBLISHED November 10, 2006

[2006] EWCA Crim 2988

A conviction was quashed and a retrial ordered in circumstances where a judge had gone beyond the relevant propensity of a previous conviction and directed the jury as to its applicability in demonstrating characteristics that were irrelevant to the issues in the case.

CA (Crim Div) (Tuckey LJ, Holman J, Hodge J)