Archive for the 'verdicts' Category

MI5 accused of ‘gagging’ justice – The Independent

“Lawyers for families of those killed in the 7/7 bombings suggest MI5 is trying to ‘gag’  justice by restricting the verdicts of the inquest into the attacks.”

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The Independent, 17th February 2011

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Regina v Twaite – WLR Daily

Regina v Twaite [2010] EWCA Crim 2973; [2010] WLR (D) 342

“Majority verdicts at a hearing before a Courts Martial were not, as a matter of principle, on that account alone to be regarded as blemished by unfairness or uncertainty or lack of safety.”

WLR Daily, 22nd December 2010

Source: http://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 Thompson, Regina v Crawford, Regina v Gomulu, Regina v Allen, Regina v Blake, Regina v Kasunga – WLR Daily

Regina v Thompson, Regina v Crawford, Regina v Gomulu, Regina v Allen, Regina v Blake, Regina v Kasunga; [2010] EWCA Crim 1623; [2010] WLR (D) 183

“The collective responsibility of the jury was not confined to the verdict. It began as soon as the members of the jury had been sworn. From that moment onwards, there was a collective responsibility for ensuring that the conduct of each member was consistent with the jury oath and that the directions of the trial judge about the discharge of their responsibilities were followed.”

WLR Daily, 15th July 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.

Jury discharged in £53m Tonbridge depot robbery trial – The Guardian

“Retrial date to be set after jury trying man allegedly ‘at heart’ of Britain’s biggest cash robbery fails to reach verdict.”

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The Guardian, 8th January 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Regina v N Ltd and Another – Times Law Reports

Regina v N Ltd and Another

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

“A trial judge could not assent to an application of no case to answer nor enter a verdict of not guilty before the close of the prosecution evidence without the clear consent of all the parties.”

The Times, 25th August 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.

Chauffeur and paparazzi to blame for Diana death, jury finds – The Guardian

“Diana, Princess of Wales and Dodi Fayed were unlawfully killed by the reckless driving of their chauffeur, Henri Paul, and the paparazzi who chased them, jurors in the inquest into their deaths decided today.”

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The Guardian, 7th April 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Diana coroner to accept majority – BBC News

“The coroner at the inquest into Princess Diana’s death has authorised the jury to return a majority verdict.”

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BBC News, 7th April 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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