Availability of defence of diminished responsibility.
Held: On appeals against conviction, the appellate court will ordinarily also be very wary of fresh evidence in the form of what is sometimes called ‘expert shopping’.
Davis LJ, Spencer, Griffith JJ
 EWCA Crim 270
England and Wales
Leave – Foy v Regina CACD 5-Jul-2019
Renewed application to appeal from conviction for murder. Possible finding of diminished responsibility. . .
Cited – Wangige, Regina v CACD 14-Oct-2020
Second Prosecution on Same Facts was An Abuse
The defendant appealed his conviction of causing death by dangerous driving. He appealed from the refusal of the judge to give a stay the prosecution as an abuse He had been previously prosecuted for a lesser offence on the same facts.
Held: . .
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Updated: 10 January 2022; Ref: scu.648846