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Regina v Lubemba; Regina v Pooley

Weekly Law Reports (ICLR)/2015/Volume 1 /*Regina   v   Lubemba ; Regina   v   Pooley ; Practice Note - [2015] 1 WLR 1579 [2015] 1 WLR 1579 *Regina   v   Lubemba ; Regina   v   Pooley ; Practice Note Court of Appeal [2014] EWCA Crim 2064  2014 Oct 9 Hallett LJ, Sweeney, Warby JJ  Crime -- Practice -- Criminal proceedings -- Vulnerable witnesses -- Guidance as to measures to be taken by judge to protect vulnerable witnesses whilst ensuring fair trial of defendant -- Matters to be considered -- Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 (c 23) (as amended by Coroners and Justice Act 2009 (c 25) s 177, Sch 21,...

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R v Kalia

     [1974] EWCA Crim J1125-1 No. 4481/C/73 IN THE COURT OF APPEAL Thursday, 21st November 1974Friday, 22nd November 1974Monday, 25th November 1974 Lord Justice Roskill Regina v. Daya Kalia Jagan Nath Kalia Surinder Singh Bhuller Harinder Singh Sahi Joginder Singh Sidhu Ramlok Sharma and Balbir Chandra Sharma (From the Shorthand Notes of Cherer & Co., 34 Essex Street, Strand, London, WC2R 3AT. Telephone Number: 01-583 4121. Shorthand Writers to the Court.)   Mr. B. RODWELL appeared on behalf of Appellants Daya Kalia and Jagan Nath Kalia. MISS A.M. TURKAN appeared on behalf of Applicants Bhuller and Sahi. Mr. J. YAHUDA appeared on behalf of Applicants Sidhu, Ramlok Sharma and Balbir Sharma. Mr. M. SAYERS and MR. C. MITCHELL appeared on...

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R v Jisl and others

All England Reporter/2004/April/R v Jisl and others - [2004] All ER (D) 31 (Apr) [2004] All ER (D) 31 (Apr) R v Jisl and others [2004] EWCA Crim 696 Court of Appeal, Criminal Division  Judge LJ, Elias and Stanley Burnton JJ  1 April 2004 Criminal evidence and procedure - Evidence - Admissibility - Cross-examination - Direction to jury - Case management - Judicial control of timetable - Fairness of trial. Customs and Excise officers conducted a surveillance operation and received information from informers and details of meetings and telephone records which led to the defendants' arrests.  In addition, a quantity of money was found at the second defendant's...

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R v Cordingley

All England Official Transcripts (1997-2008)   R v Cordingley   Criminal law - Trial - Judge - Conduct of judge - Judge critical of time estimate - Judge revoking bail - Defendant not receiving clean clothes until afternoon of third day of trial - Whether judge's conduct amounting to failure of due process - Whether conviction ought to be quashed   [2007] EWCA Crim 2174    (Transcript: Wordwave International Ltd (A Merrill Communications Company))  COURT OF APPEAL (CRIMINAL DIVISION)  LAWS LJ, COX DBE, TUGENDHAT JJ  21 SEPTEMBER 2007  21 SEPTEMBER 2007 A Smith for the Appellant S Smales for the Crown Registrar of Criminal Appeals; Crown Prosecution Service     LAWS LJ:  (reading the judgment of the court)   [1]  On...

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R v Copsey and another

All England Official Transcripts (1997-2008)   R v Copsey and another   Criminal law - Trial - Being concerned with or taking part in management of company as disqualified person without leave of court - Being concerned in or taking part in management of a company by prohibited name - Judge intervening during evidence of defendants - Judge making adverse comments in relation to important defence evidence - Whether trial unfair - Whether convictions unsafe   [2008] EWCA Crim 2043     (Transcript: Wordwave International Ltd (A Merrill Communications Company))   COURT OF APPEAL (CRIMINAL DIVISION)  GAGE LJ, SILBER, SIMON JJ  16 JULY 2008  16 JULY 2008 N Hood for the Appellants R Ferry-Swainson for the...

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R v Thornton (No 2)

R v Thornton (No 2)   COURT OF APPEAL, CRIMINAL DIVISION LORD TAYLOR OF GOSFORTH CJ, HIDDEN AND EBSWORTH JJ 4, 5, 13 DECEMBER 1995 b Criminal law – Murder – Provocation – Self-control of reasonable man – Characteristics of accused – Battered wife syndrome – Appellant with personality disorder stabbing husband – Direction to jury on provocation although not relied on by defence – Appellant convicted – Subsequent fresh medical evidence of personality disorder and battered wife syndrome – Whether appellant’s abnormal characteristics eligible for c consideration by jury in determining whether reasonable person having characteristics of appellant would have lost self-control. In 1988 the appellant, who...

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Ramjattan v The State

      Indravani Ramjattan   Appellant   v.   The State     Respondent   FROM              THE COURT OF APPEAL OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO    --------------- REASONS  FOR  DECISION  OF  THE  LORDS OF  THE  JUDICIAL  COMMITTEE  OF  THE  PRIVY COUNCIL  UPON A PETITION FOR SPECIAL LEAVE TO APPEAL AS A POOR PERSON OF  THE   3rd February 1999, Delivered the  4th March 1999 ------------------ Present at the hearing:- Lord Hobhouse of Woodborough Lord Mackay of Clashfern Sir Andrew Leggatt  [Delivered by Lord Hobhouse of Woodborough]   ------------------   This petitioner’s petition (along with her supplemental petition) was heard on 3rd February 1999 at the same time as petitions of Denny Baptiste and Haniff Hilaire.  At the conclusion of the hearing, their Lordships announced that the petitions of...

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LONGSWORTH v THE QUEEN

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL OF BELIZE, A. D. 2014 Criminal Appeal No. 21  of 2012              LAVERN LONGSWORTH                                                     Appellant                                                                                                v                                                                                THE QUEEN                                                         Respondent                                                 ______ BEFORE: The Hon. Mr. Justice Dennis Morrison                        Justice of Appeal The Hon. Mr. Justice Samuel Awich                              Justice of Appeal The Hon. Madam Justice Minnet Hafiz-Bertram          Justice of Appeal   G. P.  Smith  S. C. along with L.  Mendes  for the  appellant C. Vidal S.C., Director of Public Prosecutions, along with...

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Battered woman syndrome

Battered woman syndrome The concept of ‘battered woman syndrome’ (BWS) was first raised in Australian case law in the early 1990s. Throughout the 1990s BWS was discussed in many subsequent cases and academic articles. This aspect of the project maps cases, academic analysis and law reform to consider the role of feminist academic critique on the development and disappearance of ‘battered woman syndrome’ in judicial decision-making. We provide a summary of relevant cases and consider feminist academic commentary of the cases where available, noting whether this commentary is neutral, positive or negative. Since about 2000 there has been significant law reform...

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COURT IN THE FULL COURT OF THE SUPREME COURT OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEAL KING CJ(1), LEGOE(2) AND BOLLEN(3)

    COURT IN THE FULL COURT OF THE SUPREME COURT OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEAL KING CJ(1), LEGOE(2) AND BOLLEN(3) JJ   CWDS Criminal Law - False Imprisonment and Causing Grievous Bodily Harm with intent - violence inflicted on victim by male associate of the two appellant women - defence denying that they were parties to purpose of inflicting violence - alternative defence of duress - verdicts of guilty not unsafe or unsatisfactory on evidence admitted. Evidence - two women charged with false imprisonment and causing grievous bodily harm with intent - defence of duress - expert evidence of "battered woman syndrome" held inadmissible...

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