R v O’BRIEN (2016)

At the appellant's trial for a joint enterprise robbery the judge had been entitled to admit evidence of a co-accused's guilty plea. Although there was CCTV footage which showed that only the appellant could have been involved with the co-accused, the plea had not removed the appellant's defence and, in any event, the jury would … Continue reading R v O’BRIEN (2016)


A conduct and competence committee of the Nursing and Midwifery Council had been entitled to make a finding of dishonesty against a nurse who had inaccurately recorded a patient's heart rate knowing that it was wrong. The appellant nurse appealed against a finding of dishonesty made by a committee of the respondent Nursing and Midwifery … Continue reading MARTEN v NURSING & MIDWIFERY COUNCIL (2016)