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Fitness to Plead

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R v Walls

Neutral Citation Number: [2011] EWCA Crim 443 Case No: 2010/01111/C4 IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE COURT OF APPEAL (CRIMINAL DIVISION) ON APPEAL FROM THE CROWN COURT AT COVENTRY HIS HONOUR JUDGE CLEARY   Royal Courts of Justice Strand, London, WC2A 2LL  Date: 03/03/2011 Before : LORD JUSTICE THOMAS MR JUSTICE MACDUFF and MRS JUSTICE MACUR DBE - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Between :     Regina Respondent   - and -     Robert Walls Appellant - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -...

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The Queen v Barking Youth Court

Case No: CO/4862/2001 Neutral Citation Number: [2002] EWHC 734 (Admin) IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE ADMINISTRATIVE COURT Royal Courts of Justice Strand, London, WC2A 2LL  Wednesday 17th April 2002 Before : LORD JUSTICE MAY and THE HON. MR JUSTICE WRIGHT - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - In the matter of an application for Judicial Review   The Queen on the application of P (a minor    (by the Official Solicitor, his litigation friend)   Versus Barking Youth Court  The Crown Prosecution Service (Interested Party) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - (Transcript...

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The Queen v Barking Youth Court

Case No: CO/4862/2001 Neutral Citation Number: [2002] EWHC 734 (Admin) IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE ADMINISTRATIVE COURT Royal Courts of Justice Strand, London, WC2A 2LL  Wednesday 17th April 2002 Before : LORD JUSTICE MAY and THE HON. MR JUSTICE WRIGHT - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - In the matter of an application for Judicial Review   The Queen on the application of P (a minor       (by the Official Solicitor, his litigation friend)     Versus Barking Youth Court   The Crown Prosecution Service (Interested Party)   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - (Transcript...

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R v B

Judgments R v B Criminal law - Trial - Fitness to plead - Voyeurism - Defendant suffering from autistic spectrum disorder - Defendant using changing room cubicles at sports centre - Two mothers alleging that whilst sons changing into swimming trunks, defendant observing naked sons - Defendant charged with two counts of voyeurism - Judge ruling defendant not fit to plead or stand trial - Judge ruling all prosecution required to prove in each case was that defendant had observed boy doing private act - Judge giving direction to jury to that effect - Jury subsequently determining defendant had committed 'the act...

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Court of Appeal: Unfit to Plead and Diminished Responsibility

/2009, Volume 73/Issue 3, June/Case Notes/Court of Appeal: Unfit to Plead and Diminished Responsibility – JCL 73 (196)   Journal of Criminal Law JCL 73 (196) 1 June 2009 Court of Appeal: Unfit to Plead and Diminished Responsibility   R v Moyle (Peter Geoffrey) [2008] EWCA Crim 3059 Laura Madhloom © Vathek Publishing, 2009 Keywords Murder; Manslaughter; Diminished responsibility; Fitness to plead; Fresh evidence   The victim (B), aged 67, was knocked to the ground outside a public house and repeatedly kicked by the appellant (M), who suffered from paranoid schizophrenia. B sustained serious head injuries which caused his death. The issues for the jury were, whether M had caused the injury...

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