Practice and Procedure

R v SJ (2009)

PUBLISHED May 21, 2009

[2009] EWCA Crim 1869

Convictions for assault by penetration of a child under the age of 13 and unlawful wounding were safe where the judge had been right to admit hearsay evidence consisting of statements made by the 30-month-old victim.

CA (Crim Div) (Hooper LJ, Rafferty J DBE, Cranston J)