R v A – WLR Daily

Posted December 4th, 2008 in evidence, law reports, rape, retrials by sally

R v A [2008] EWCA Crim 2908; [2008] WLR (D) 374

The expression ‘new and compelling evidence … in relation to the qualifying offence’ in s 78(1) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 was not restricted to further evidence either from an individual who suggested that the defendant had admitted after the trial that he was guilty of the offence or from newly emerging witnesses who said that they had heard or seen something at the time which directly supported the relevant complaint.”

WLR Daily, 3rd December 2008

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