R v NIX (2016)

In a trial involving sexual offences committed by a father against his two daughters, a judge had been entitled to allow into evidence the father's previous conviction for sexual assault against his step-daughter. The father's convictions were not rendered unsafe by the judge's summing up, despite its defects. The appellant appealed against his conviction for … Continue reading R v NIX (2016)

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Case Summary: R v S (2016)

A judge had been entitled to rule that evidence of amphetamine in a mother’s flat was relevant to whether she was reckless or indifferent to her child's safety in a trial for cruelty to a child under 16. On a charge of child cruelty in the form of willful neglect, the prosecution was not confined … Continue reading Case Summary: R v S (2016)