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R v Constantinou

Criminal Appeal Case Summaries and Judgments/1989/R v Constantinou - [1989] Lexis Citation 3171 R v Constantinou 91 Cr App Rep 74, Lexis UK CD 59 [1989] Lexis Citation 3172 COURT OF APPEAL (CRIMINAL DIVISION)  O'CONNER, LJ, BOREHAM, McNEILL JJ  14 APRIL 1989  14 APRIL 1989   This judgment has been summarised by LexisNexis UK editors. J Ornstin for the Appellant M Birnbaum for the Crown Registrar of Criminal Appeals; Crown Prosecution Service   Criminal evidence - Identity - Photofit picture - Admissibility - Whether judge ought to have admitted photofit - Whether Turnball direction ought to have been given.   M was getting into his car, having collected a substantial sum of money from a bank,...

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R v Blenkinsop

R v Blenkinsop  [1995] 1 Cr App Rep 7   Court: CA Judgment Date: circa 1995 Catchwords & Digest     CRIMINAL LAW, EVIDENCE AND PROCEDURE - EVIDENCE--IDENTIFICATION--PHOTOGRAPHIC IDENTIFICATION--PHOTOGRAPHS OR VIDEO RECORDING--APPROPRIATE DIRECTION TO JURY The appellant and 23 other people were charged with violent disorder following an incident at a demonstration. Although the appellant admitted that he had been present and had taken part in the demonstration, he argued that it had not been proved that he was one of those who had actively taken part in the violence that had occurred. The prosecution evidence consisted of a photograph of the appellant taken by the police when he...

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Court of Appeal: R v Doherty [2016] EWCA Crim 246

Court of Appeal: The Admissibility of Identification Evidence Made on the Basis of Recognition from Photographs Taken at a Crime Scene R v Doherty [2016] EWCA Crim 246   Journal of Criminal Law/2016, Volume 80/Issue 4, August/Case Notes/Court of Appeal: The Admissibility of Identification Evidence Made on the Basis of Recognition from Photographs Taken at a Crime Scene R v Doherty [2016] EWCA Crim 246 - JCL 80 (234) Journal of Criminal Law  JCL 80 (234)  1 August 2016 Court of Appeal: The Admissibility of Identification Evidence Made on the Basis of Recognition from Photographs Taken at a Crime Scene R v Doherty [2016] EWCA Crim 246 Adam...

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Photographs, Video Recordings and Films

Blackstone's Criminal Practice 2017/Part F Evidence/Section F8 Documentary Evidence and Real Evidence/Real Evidence/Photographs, Video Recordings and Films Photographs, Video Recordings and Films   F8.58   A photograph may be admitted in evidence to enable a witness to identify a person or thing. In Tolson (1864) 4 F & F 103, a case of bigamy, a photograph was produced, which was admitted to be a photograph of the first husband, and a witness was allowed to testify that he had seen the man in the photograph alive after the date of the allegedly bigamous marriage. A photograph (or film) the relevance of which can be established by...

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Photograph and Video Evidence in Court

Criminal Law and Justice Weekly (formerly Justice of the Peace)/2002/Issue 25, June/Articles/Photograph and Video Evidence in Court - (2002) 166 JPN 488   Justice of the Peace Since 1837 The Journal Dedicated to Magisterial and Local Government Law (2002) 166 JPN 488  22 June 2002   Photograph and Video Evidence in Court This Week Article Alec Samuels © Reed Elsevier (UK) Ltd 2002   The photograph and the video represent powerful visual evidence. Visual evidence is generally more compelling than any other form of evidence. The photograph and the video is frequently proffered or given in evidence. However, there can be technical and legal problems.   Proof of Accuracy   The normal way to prove the authenticity...

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R v Cole

    All England Official Transcripts (1997-2008)   R v Cole   Criminal law - Trial - Dangerous driving - Judge intervening and making adverse comments about defence case - Judge openly hostile to defence counsel - Judge failing adequately to sum up case - Whether trial unfair - Whether conviction unsafe   [2008] EWCA Crim 3234       (Transcript: Wordwave International Ltd (A Merrill Communications Company))   COURT OF APPEAL (CRIMINAL DIVISION)   LATHAM LJ, ANDREW SMITH J, JUDGE SCOTT-GALL QC (sitting as a judge of the CACD)     17 DECEMBER 2008     17 DECEMBER 2008   K Howarth for the Appellant/Defendant   M Maynard for the Crown   Registrar of Criminal Appeals; Crown Prosecution Service       LATHAM LJ (V-P):   (reading the judgment of the court)   [1]  On...

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R v Chaaban

All England Official Transcripts (1997-2008) R v Chaaban Criminal evidence and procedure - Case management - Refusal of application for adjournment - Judicial control of timetable - Fairness of trial.  [2003] EWCA Crim 1012   (Transcript: Smith Bernal)  COURT OF APPEAL (CRIMINAL DIVISION)  JUDGE LJ, GRIGSON J, JUDGE STEPHENS QC (Sitting as a Judge of the CACD)  20 MARCH 2003  20 MARCH 2003 P Rose for the Appellant A Haycroft for the Crown   JUDGE LJ  (reading the judgment of the court):   [1]  The appellant is a family man of previous good character, in his early forties. On 25 May 2001 in the Crown Court at Middlesex Guildhall before His Honour Judge Blacksell QC and...

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R v Butt

All England Official Transcripts (1997-2008) R v Butt Criminal evidence and procedure - Case management - Limitation on questioning of witness - Fairness.  [2005] EWCA Crim 805   (Transcript: Smith Bernal)   COURT OF APPEAL (CRIMINAL DIVISION) DYSON LJ, DOBBS J, JUDGE FINDLAY BAKER QC 17 MARCH 2005  17 MARCH 2005 J Mcintosh for the Appellant G Etherton for the Crown   DYSON LJ (reading the judgment of the court):   [1]  On 23 January 2004 in the Crown Court at Croydon before His Honour Judge Pratt and a jury, the appellant was convicted of rape and sentenced to six years' imprisonment. He appeals against conviction by leave of the single judge. The ground on which he...

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Malcolm v DPP

All England Official Transcripts (1997-2008)   Malcolm v Director of Public Prosecutions   Magistrates - Procedure - Evidence - Magistrates' discretion to permit calling of evidence - Prosecution witness called after defence case closed  [2007] EWHC 363 (Admin)       CO/10295/2005, (Transcript: Wordwave International Ltd (A Merrill Communications Company)) QUEEN'S BENCH DIVISION (DIVISIONAL COURT) MAURICE KAY LJ, STANLEY BURNTON J 30 JANUARY, 27 FEBRUARY 2007 27 FEBRUARY 2007 R Calder for the Appellant/Defendant B Aina for the Respondent Vickers & Co; CPS   STANLEY BURNTON J:  Introduction [1]  This is an appeal by way of case stated from the decision of Barnet Magistrates' Court of 18 August 2005 convicting the Appellant of the offence of driving a motor vehicle...

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DPP v RADZIWILOWICZ

Neutral Citation Number: [2014] EWHC 2283 (Admin) Case No. CO/17614/2013 IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE QUEEN'S BENCH DIVISION DIVISIONAL COURT Royal Courts of Justice Strand London WC2A 2LL Date: Wednesday, 25 June 2014   B e f o r e: SIR BRIAN LEVESON (THE PRESIDENT OF THE QUEEN'S BENCH DIVISION) MR JUSTICE CRANSTON - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Between: THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS Claimant   v RADZIWILOWICZ Defendant - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Computer‑Aided Transcript of the Stenograph Notes of WordWave International Limited A Merrill Communications Company 165 Fleet Street  London EC4A 2DY Tel No: 020 7404 1400 Fax No: 020...

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