Regina v Brown (Winston): CACD 20 Jun 1994

The Crown Prosecution Service was under no obligation to disclose evidence which might be damaging to a Defendant’s witness’ credibility. The Attorney General’s disclosure guidelines do not have the force of law and need updating.


Independent 22-Jun-1994, Gazette 31-Aug-1994, Times 20-Jun-1994, [1994] 1 WLR 1599


England and Wales

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CitedTaylor and Others v Director of The Serious Fraud Office and Others HL 29-Oct-1998
The defendant had requested the Isle of Man authorities to investigate the part if any taken by the plaintiff in a major fraud. No charges were brought against the plaintiff, but the documents showing suspicion came to be disclosed in the later . .
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Criminal Practice

Updated: 25 October 2022; Ref: scu.86244