Supreme Court abolishes “wrong turn” Joint Enterprise law – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted February 18th, 2016 in appeals, joint enterprise, murder, news, Supreme Court by sally

‘Today the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in the conjoined appeals of R v Jogee and Ruddock v R [2016] UKSC 8, having heard the latter sitting as the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council. Both cases were appeals against murder convictions founded on a discrete principle of secondary liability, sometimes referred to as ‘joint enterprise’, sometimes as ‘parasitic accessorial liability’ (‘PAL’).’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 18th February 2016