Regina (Miller and another) v Independent Assessor – WLR Daily

Posted June 23rd, 2009 in compensation, law reports, miscarriage of justice by sally

Regina (Miller and another) v Independent Assessor [2009] EWCA Civ 609; [2009] WLR (D) 206

“In assessing the compensation payable to a victim of miscarriage of justice who in consequence had served a term of imprisonment, the independent assessor should apply principles of other civil awards in respect of similar wrongs in order to achieve legal consistency with earlier decisions, having regard to the gravity of the offence of which the victim had been wrongly convicted and the period of his incarceration.”

WLR Daily, 22nd June 2009


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