Practice and Procedure

R V M (2004)

PUBLISHED June 21, 2004

[2004] EWCA Crim 1928

Where, on a trial for, inter alia, indecent assault, the DNA did not match that of the defendant, the judge had been wrong to direct the jury that the evidence was neutral as the evidence was powerful evidence that the jury should have been allowed to consider.

CA (Crim Div) (Rix LJ, Forbes J, Judge D Barker QC)