Regina v Horncastle and anotherl; Regina v Marquis and another – WLR Daily

Posted December 10th, 2009 in hearsay evidence, human rights, law reports, victims by sally

Regina v Horncastle and anotherl; ReginaMarquis and another [2009] UKSC 14; [2009] WLR (D) 358

“Provided the provisions of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 were observed, a defendant’s right to a fair trial, guaranteed art 6(3)(d) of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, as scheduled to the Human Rights Act 1998, would not be infringed where his conviction was based solely or to a decisive extent on the written statement of an absent witness.”

WLR Daily, 10th December 2009


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