Regina v Keene: 1977

‘The jury must be told that they can rely on a false alibi as supporting an identification only if they are satisfied that the sole reason for the fabrication was to deceive them on the issue of identification.’


[1977] 65 Cr App Rep 247


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedRegina v Elliott CACD 22-Dec-1997
The defendant appealed from convictions of wounding with intent, and murder. The issue was one of identification, and he criticised the absence of a full Turnbull direction.
Held: A Turnbull warning should warn the jury of the dangers inherent . .
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Criminal Practice

Updated: 16 May 2022; Ref: scu.187263