Regina v Awoyomi: CACD 14 Jan 1997

The defendant appealed against her conviction and sentence. The court had refused to admit medical evidence that she might be unfit to continue her trial.
Held: It would be rare to admit evidence which might support a Ghosh direction. The appeal failed.


Lord Bingham LCJ, Hidden J, Holland J


[1997] EWCA Crim 53


England and Wales


CitedRegina v Ghosh CACD 5-Apr-1982
The defendant surgeon was said to have made false claims for payment for operations, and was charged under the 1968 Act. He claimed to have been entitled to the sums claimed, and denied that he had been dishonest. The court considered the meaning of . .

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See AlsoAwoyomi v Radford and Another QBD 12-Jul-2007
The claimant sought damages from the defendant barristers who had represented her in criminal proceedings. They had not passed on to her the statement made by the judge in chambers that if she pleaded guilty he would not impose a sentence of . .
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Updated: 08 October 2022; Ref: scu.149508