Panday v Virgil (Senior Superintendent of Police) [2008] UKPC 24 – WLR Daily

Posted April 11th, 2008 in abuse of process, law reports, retrials, Trinidad & Tobago by sally

Panday v Virgil (Senior Superintendent of Police) [2008] UKPC 24; [2008] WLR (D) 102

The Court of Appeal might order the retrial of a defendant whose conviction was quashed on the grounds of apparent bias if the defendant had been properly charged and brought before the court without any violation of the rule of law and a fair retrial before a different judge was possible.”

WLR Daily, 10th April 2008

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R v Miell – WLR Daily

Posted January 10th, 2008 in evidence, law reports, perjury, retrials by sally

R v Miell [2007] EWCA Crim 3130; [2007] WLR(D) 346

“In deciding whether to quash an acquittal, the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) had to form its own view as to whether the acquitted person’s subsequent guilty plea to perjury at his trial constituted compelling evidence that he had committed the offence charged.”

WLR Daily, 8th January 2008

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Regina v Miell – Times Law Reports

Posted January 4th, 2008 in evidence, law reports, perjury, retrials by sally

Regina v Miell

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

“In deciding whether to quash an acquittal, the court had to form its own view as to whether the acquitted person’s subsequent plea of guilty to perjury at his trial was in fact compelling evidence that he had committed the offence charged.”

The Times, 4th January 2008

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Manning murder conviction quashed – BBC News

Posted November 15th, 2007 in murder, news, retrials by sally

“A man jailed after the murder of an 18-year-old woman has won his appeal against conviction at the High Court.”

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BBC News, 15th Novemebr 2007

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George granted retrial in Dando murder case – The Guardian

Posted November 15th, 2007 in murder, news, retrials by sally

“Barry George today won his challenge against his conviction for the murder of TV presenter Jill Dando, after the court of appeal ordered a retrial.”

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The Guardian, 15th November 2007

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Death row Briton to face retrial – BBC News

Posted September 3rd, 2007 in death penalty, news, retrials by sally

“A Briton who has spent more than 20 years on death row in the US is to face a retrial.”

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BBC News, 1st September 2007

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Retrial in judge blackmail case – BBC News

Posted April 20th, 2007 in blackmail, news, retrials, theft by sally

“A cleaner faces a retrial over claims she blackmailed a female judge and stole sex videos from a male judge.” 

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BBC News, 20th April 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk