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Curtis v Regina

Neutral Citation Number: [2010] EWCA Crim 123 Case No: 200804169B1   COURT OF APPEAL (CRIMINAL DIVISION) ON APPEAL FROM LINCOLN CROWN COURT  HIS HONOUR JUDGE HEATH   Royal Courts of Justice Strand, London, WC2A 2LL Date: 09/02/2010 Before : LORD JUSTICE PILL MR JUSTICE BENNETT
and MR JUSTICE FIELD - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Between : James Daniel Curtis Defendant - and - Regina Prosecution - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Mr...

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Pratt v DPP

Case No. CO/754/2001 Neutral Citation Number: [2001] EWHC Admin 483  IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE QUEEN'S BENCH DIVISION (DIVISIONAL COURT)   Royal Courts of Justice Strand London WC2 Date: Thursday, 21st June 2001   B e f o r e: LORD JUSTICE LATHAM and MR JUSTICE FORBES KEVIN MALCOLM PRATT Appellant  v  DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS Respondent                (Computer-aided Transcript of the Stenograph Notes of Smith Bernal Reporting Limited 190 Fleet Street, London EC4A 2AG Telephone No: 0207 421 4040/0207 404 1400 Fax No: 0207 831 8838 Official Shorthand Writers to the Court)               MR N WOODHOUSE (instructed by Martyn Hewett, The Chestnuts, Shepherdswell, Kent CT15 7NU) appeared on behalf of the Appellant. MR J CAUSER (instructed by CPS Berkshire Branch Office, Eaton Court, 112 Oxford Road, Reading,...

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Regina v S.P.C

No: 200004512/Z2 Neutral Citation Number: [2001] EWCA Crim 1251 IN THE COURT OF APPEAL CRIMINAL DIVISION Royal Courts of Justice The Strand London WC2A 2LL Thursday 17th May 2001 B E F O R E : LORD JUSTICE KENNEDY (Vice President of the Queen's Bench Division) MR JUSTICE CURTIS and MR JUSTICE HUGHES - - - - - - - - - - - - - R E G I N A   v   S.P.C. - - - - - - - - - - - - - Computer Aided Transcript of the Stenograph Notes of Smith Bernal Reporting Limited 190 Fleet Street, London EC4A 2AG Tel No: 020 7421 4040   Fax No: 020 7831 8838 (Official Shorthand Writers to the Court) - - -...

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Thomas v News Group Newspaper Ltd

B2/01/0695 Neutral Citation Number: [2001] EWCA Civ 1233 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE         IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION) ON APPEAL FROM THE LAMBETH COUNTY COURT (HIS HONOUR JUDGE COX) Royal Courts of Justice Strand London WC2A 2LL Wednesday 18 July 2001 B e f o r e: THE MASTER OF THE ROLLS (LORD PHILLIPS) LORD JUSTICE JONATHAN PARKER LORD MUSTILL - - - - - - ESTHER THOMAS Claimant/Respondent - v - NEWS GROUP NEWSPAPERS LIMITED SIMON HUGHES Defendants/Appellants - - - - - - (Computer Aided Transcript of the Palantype Notes of Smith Bernal Reporting Limited, 190 Fleet Street, London EC4A 2AG Tel: 020 7421 4040  Fax: 020 7831 8838 Official Shorthand Writers to the Court) - - - - - - MR...

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R v Vye; R v Wise; R v Stephenson

R v Vye; R v Wise; R v Stephenson                                   [1993] 3 All ER 241, [1993] 1 WLR 471, 97 Cr App Rep 134, 157 JP 953, [1993] 14 LS Gaz R 42, [1993] NLJR 400, (1993) Times, 22 February         Court: CA Crim Judgment Date: 18/02/1993   Catchwords & Digest CRIMINAL LAW, EVIDENCE AND PROCEDURE - CHARACTER OF ACCUSED – GOOD CHARACTER – CREDIBILITY AND PROPENSITY TO COMMIT OFFENCE – EFFECT OF DEFENDANT’S GOOD CHARACTER ON CREDIBILITY AND PROPENSITY TO COMMIT OFFENCE – DIRECTION TO JURY – DIRECTION TO JURY AS TO RELEVANCE OF GOOD CHARACTER TO CREDIBILITY WHERE DEFENDANT DOES NOT GIVE EVIDENCE BUT...

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Spencer v Bramble

West Indian Reports/Volume 2 /Spencer v Bramble - (1960) 2 WIR 222 (1960) 2 WIR 222 Spencer v Bramble   SUPREME COURT OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO -- APPELLATE JURISDICTION BLAGDEN AND HYATALI JJ 6 OCTOBER 1959, 19 MARCH 1960   Practice -- Summary Courts -- Non-appearance of defendant -- Hearing ex parte -- Procedure to set aside conviction obtained ex parte -- Whether by way of appeal, case stated or certiorari -- Summary Courts Ordinance, Cap 3, No 4 [T], ss 41, 57 (1), 63 (1), (4), 127, 155 (1) -- Judicature Ordinance, Cap 3, No 1 [T], s 34.   Practice -- Appeals from Summary Court to Supreme Court...

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Sydney Frederick v Chief of Police

  West Indian Reports/Volume 11 /Sydney Frederick v Chief of Police - (1968) 11 WIR 330 (1968) 11 WIR 330   Sydney Frederick v Chief of Police   HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE, GRENADA (APPELLATE JURISDICTION) A M LEWIS CJ, AND ST BERNARD J 6 MARCH 1968   Magistrate - Case part heard when his acting appointment terminated - Magistrate subsequently re-appointed to complete this case and other part - heard cases - Hearing continued from point where it had stopped - Whether magistrate had jurisdiction to complete hearing - Validity of trial.   A person having been appointed in June 1966, to act as magistrate began the hearing of the case which...

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Paynter v Lewis

318  WEST INDIAN REPORTS  [(1965), 8 W.IR  before the jury of such a "convincing, cogent, and irresistible character" as to make it A apparent that, properly directed, the jury must inevitably have come to the same conclusion. In the present instance, however, we do not sit as a Court of Criminal Appeal. In reviewing the decisions of magistrates we are a court of rehearing, 80 that we are entitled to review the evidence in the light of the magistrato's assessment of its credibility and to arrive at a conclusion for ourselves on such corroborative evidenco as there is. Moreover, it is to be...

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McBean v R

230  West Indian Reports  (1976) 33 WIR    McBean v R  JUDICIAL COMMITTEE OF THE PRIVY COUNCIL LORD DIPLOCK, LORD MORRIS OF BORTH-Y-GEST, VISCOUNT DILHORNE,  нь LORD SIMON OF GLAISDALE and LORD CROSS OF CHELSEA 22nd JUNE 1976  C  Magistrate – Person ceasing to be - Proceedings not concluded – Assignment as magistrate to conclude hearing - Meaning of proceedings" – Civil or criminal matter - Judicature (Resident Magistrates) Act, Cap 179 [J], section 192 – Judicature (Resident Magistrates) (Amendment) Act 1966, No 33 (J), section 4 Fundamental rights and freedoms - Fair trial within a reasonable time - Proceed ings held in public - Court adjourning to...

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Beswick v R 

318  West Indian Reports  (1987) 36 WIR  Beswick v R  JUDICIAL COMMITTEE OF THE PRIVY COUNCIL LORD KEITH OF KINKEL, LORD BRANDON OF OAKBROOK, LORD GRIFFITHS, b LORD MACKAY OF CLASHFERN and SIR DUNCAN MCMULLIN 23rd JUNE, 20th JULY 1987  Magistrate - Functus officio - Conviction of defendant and sentence – Subsequent order vacating conviction and sentence – Whether jurisdiction to make subsequent order  C  'on change his plea and pleadecavuus  The appellant was charged with a minor offence at the traffic court. The hearing was adjourned and was resumed before a different magistrate. At the resumed hearing the appellant was properly allowed to change his plea and...

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