Practice and Procedure

R v M (2012)

PUBLISHED July 4, 2012

[2012] EWCA Crim 1588

A conviction was quashed where evidence of previous convictions, which had been admitted to show propensity to commit robbery, might have left the jury with the impression that the previous convictions were worse or more serious than they were.

CA (Crim Div) (Lord Judge LCJ, Owen J, Griffith Williams J)