Foy, Regina v: CACD 27 Feb 2020

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
[2020] EWCA Crim 270
England and Wales
LeaveFoy v Regina CACD 5-Jul-2019
Renewed application to appeal from conviction for murder. Possible finding of diminished responsibility. . .

Cited by:
CitedWangige, 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