Practice and Procedure

R V W (1998)

PUBLISHED May 6, 1998

Appeal against convictions for gross indecency on a child and indecent assault on a female successful because their Lordships had "lurking doubts" on the inconsistencies in the jury's verdict; the jury convicted on specimen counts but acquitted on counts related to specific incidents.

CA (Lord Bingham of Cornhill LCJ, Turner J, Penry-Davey J)