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.”

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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.”

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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.

Tunbridge suitcase murderer’s appeal rejected – BBC News

“A homeless man jailed for life for strangling a teenager and hiding her body in a suitcase has lost his appeal against his conviction.”

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BBC News, 19th January 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

DPP seeks second retrial of men accused of airline bomb plot – The Guardian

“Three men found not guilty of the plot to blow up transatlantic airlines could face a retrial, after the director of public prosecutions said last night he was willing to break with convention and press for a conviction, despite two juries clearing the trio.”

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The Guardian, 12th September 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Retrial ordered for crash couple – BBC News

“A judge has ordered a retrial in a case of causing death by dangerous driving after a juror was overheard making comments judged to be biased.”

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BBC News, 27th March 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

No retrial for artist whose inflatable Dreamspace creation led to two deaths – The Guardian

“The artist who created an inflatable artwork which blew away in a high wind, killing two people, will not face a retrial on manslaughter charges, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) announced this morning.”

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The Guardian, 6th March 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Babysitter jailed for murdering toddler is cleared after retrial – The Times

“A babysitter was cleared yesterday of murdering a two-year-old boy, marking the end of a long campaign to clear her name.”

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The Times, 19th December 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

R v A – WLR Daily

R v A [2008] EWCA Crim 2908; [2008] WLR (D) 374

The expression ‘new and compelling evidence … in relation to the qualifying offence’ in s 78(1) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 was not restricted to further evidence either from an individual who suggested that the defendant had admitted after the trial that he was guilty of the offence or from newly emerging witnesses who said that they had heard or seen something at the time which directly supported the relevant complaint.”

WLR Daily, 3rd December 2008

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.

Muslims accused of aircraft bomb plot to face retrial – The Independent

“Seven young British Muslims are to be retried for plotting to blow up transatlantic passenger jets using home-made liquid explosives in soft drink bottles.”

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The Independent, 11th September 2008

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Retrial for builder murder case – BBC News

“Two men jailed for life for kicking a retired builder to death in a Surrey street have had their convictions quashed by Appeal Court judges.”

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BBC News, 10th September 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Disbelief turns to blame over failure to prove al-Qaeda aircraft plot – The Times

“Prosecutors are expected to decide at a high-level meeting today to seek a retrial of seven men on allegations of involvement in an al-Qaeda plot to attack transatlantic airliners.”

Full story

The Times, 10th September 2008

Sourece: www.timesonline.co.uk

CPS considers retrial over bomb plot – The Independent

“Prosecutors were considering today whether seven men accused of plotting mass murder on board transatlantic aircraft should face a retrial after a jury failed to reach verdicts.”

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The Independent, 9th September 2008

Source: www.independent.co.uk

‘Publicity distorted’ Dando case – BBC News

“The barrister for Barry George, cleared of killing presenter Jill Dando, has warned that huge publicity can distort investigations into high-profile cases.”

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BBC News, 2nd August 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

George not guilty of Dando murder – BBC News

“Barry George has been found not guilty of murdering BBC television presenter Jill Dando outside her London home.”

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BBC News, 1st August 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Jill Dando murder: Barry George faces retrial – Daily Telegraph

“A man obsessed with female television celebrities and guns murdered Jill Dando nine years ago, the Old Bailey heard today.”

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Daily Telegraph, 9th June 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Panday v Virgil (Senior Superintendent of Police) – Times Law Reports

Panday v Virgil (Senior Superintendent of Police)

Privy Council

“When allowing an appeal against conviction on the ground of apparent bias in the conduct of the trial, the Court of Appeal could order a retrial if the defendant had been properly charged and brought before the court without any violation of the rule of law and it was possible to have a fair retrial before a different tribunal.”

The Times, 11th April 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

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

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

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.

R v Miell – WLR Daily

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

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.

Regina v Miell – Times Law Reports

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

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Manning murder conviction quashed – BBC News

“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

Source: www.bbc.co.uk  

George granted retrial in Dando murder case – The Guardian

“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

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Death row Briton to face retrial – BBC News

“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

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Retrial in judge blackmail case – BBC News

“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


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