Regina v Clarke, Hewins: CACD 15 Feb 1999

A witness had the interviews of a co-defendant (as well as letters of which she was neither the writer nor the recipient) put into her hands for day after day so that the assertion could be made time without number that the assertions in those inadmissible documents were true, and the defendant’s evidence to the contrary was false.
Held: Her appeal succeeded. The court considered the cross examination of a defendant on a document admissible against co-accused, but not against himself.


[1999] EWCA Crim 386, 97/4882-3/W3


England and Wales

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CitedVincent and Another v Regina CACD 26-Jan-2007
The defendants appealed their conviction for what was a planned murder of an established criminal. They complained that their trial should have been severed from another defendant who had made statements implicating them, but then failed to give . .
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Updated: 25 October 2022; Ref: scu.156786