Practice and Procedure

R V OKE (1997)

PUBLISHED July 8, 1997

Appeal against conviction on ground of danger of bias where juror's husband sitting in public gallery heard discussions in absence of jury as to evidence later ruled inadmissible and then met his wife for lunch, and judge declined to pursue question of improper communication.

CA (Crim Div) (Lord Bingham of Cornhill LCJ, Rougier J, Maurice Kay J)