Regina v Weaver and Weaver: 1967

Where some prejudice to the defendant or some matter which is prejudicial to the defendant has been admitted in evidence through inadvertence, the jury may be discharged, but need not always be according to the circumstances.


[1968] 1 QB 353, (1967) 51 Cr App R


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedErrol Arthurton v The Queen PC 27-May-2004
PC (British Virgin Islands) The defendant appealed his conviction for unlawful sexual intercourse, saying the judge had failed to prevent inadmissible evidence being given to the court, namely a mention by a . .
CitedHounsham and Others, Regina v CACD 26-May-2005
The defendants appealed convictions for having staged motor accidents to support false insurance claims. They said that the insurance companies had contributed to the costs of the investigation by the police.
Held: It might have been most . .
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Criminal Practice

Updated: 16 May 2022; Ref: scu.200286