Archive for the 'retrials' Category

Man convicted of murder in double jeopardy retrial – The Independent

“The first person to face a murder retrial following the discovery of new forensic evidence was convicted today.”

Full story

The Independent, 13th December 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Tracy Dawber’s conviction brings shocking paedophile case to a close – Crown Prosecution Service

“The retrial of Tracy Dawber brings to an end the prosecution of one of the most shocking child abuse rings in the country, said Ann Reddrop, the Crown Prosecution Service lawyer who dealt with all the cases.”

Full press release

Crown Prosecution Service, 18th October 2010

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

Ex-altar boy cleared of murdering vicar, 81 – The Independent

“A former altar boy was found not guilty at his re-trial today of murdering an elderly vicar he accused of sexually abusing him.”

Full story

The Independent, 17th September 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Sion Jenkins: the Home Office decides that ‘not guilty’ is different from ‘innocent’ – The Guardian

“The government decides compensation should be paid only to those who wrongly spend time in prison if new evidence has proved them innocent.”

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The Guardian, 15th August 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Three men linked to liquid bomb plot guilty of conspiracy to murder – Crown Prosecution Service

“Today’s convictions of Ibrahim Savant, Arafat Waheed Khan and Waheed Zaman are the culmination of years of determined work by the CPS and police, and brings to 12 the number of those successfully prosecuted following the arrests in relation to the liquid bomb plot, said Sue Hemming, head of the Crown Prosecution Service Counter Terrorism Division.”

Full press release

Crown Prosecution Service, 8th July 2010

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

Crown Prosecution Service Statement on Wahleed Hussain – Crown Prosecution Service

“The Crown Prosecution Service has decided not to proceed with the retrial of Wahleed Hussain, who stood trial last year alongside his uncles for an attack on burglar Walid Salem near their home in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.”

Full story

Crown Prosecution Service, 29th March 2010

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

Regina v W – WLR Daily

Regina v W [2010] EWCA Crim 372; [2010] WLR (D) 61

“Where the crime of misconduct in a public office was committed in circumstances involving the acquisition of property by theft or fraud, particularly when the holder of a public office was alleged to have made improper claims for public funds in circumstances which were said to be criminal, proof that the defendant was dishonest was an essential ingredient of the offence.”

WLR Daily, 3rd March 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.


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