Grant and Others v Regina: CACD 20 Nov 2015

The defendants appealed against their convictions for murder. They alleged that there had been material non-disclosure of evidence. In particular, officers were said to have obtained o-operation from a defendant on the basis of a promise that the judge would be so informed, but that had been held back by police officers even from the prosecution legal team.
Held: The appeals failed. Whilst there was impropriety, it was not of itself sufficient to undermine the conviction.

Macur DBE LJ, Cooke J, Cutts HHJ
[2015] EWCA Crim 1815
England and Wales
Cited by:
CitedAXN v The Queen CACD 27-May-2016
The defendant argued that greater note should have been taken on his sentencing to allow for the assistance he had given to the police after his arrest.
Held: The current accepted practice is that the text of the letter from the police to the . .

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Updated: 06 January 2022; Ref: scu.554895