Young v Her Majesty’s Advocate: HCJ 15 Nov 2013

The Court refused to admit evidence of ‘case linkage analysis’ because it was the subject of only relatively recent academic research and a methodology which was not yet sufficiently developed that it could be treated as reliable.

Lord Menzies
[2013] ScotHC HCJAC – 145, [2013] HCJAC 145, 2013 GWD 39-748, 2014 SLT 21, 2014 SCCR 78, 2014 SCL 98
Cited by:
CitedKennedy v Cordia (Services) Llp SC 10-Feb-2016
The appellant care worker fell in snow when visiting the respondent’s client at home. At issue was the admission and status of expert or skilled evidence.
Held: Mrs Kennedy’s appeal succeeded. ‘There are in our view four considerations which . .

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Criminal Evidence

Updated: 27 November 2021; Ref: scu.519307