Comment: R v Welland [2018] EWCA Crim 2036

Wortley, Natalie (2018) Comment: R v Welland [2018] EWCA Crim 2036. Criminal Law Week (39). ISSN 1368-5589

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Abstract

Comment on the trial judge’s decision to direct the jury not to draw adverse inferences from a defendant’s failure to testify, rather than adjourning to obtain medical evidence, where the defendant had experienced seizures in court and therefore could not be called to give evidence.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Criminal Law, Criminal evidence, Adverse inferences, Right to silence
Subjects: M900 Other in Law
Department: Faculties > Business and Law > Northumbria Law School
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Depositing User: Paul Burns
Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2019 15:48
Last Modified: 15 Mar 2019 15:48
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/38426

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