Since mid-November, David Walbank QC has uploaded 28 further video case reviews to Crimecast.Law

December 23, 2020

The videos released since Monday 16 November 2020, in the order in which they were uploaded, include:

  • R v Black (Ludovic) [2020] EWCA Crim 915 on adverse inferences relating to police interviews and defence statements
  • R v Hepburn (Alex) [2020] EWCA Crim 820 on the bad character provisions, evidence to do with the facts of the offence & important explanatory evidence etc
  • R(McCourt) v Parole Board [2020] EWCA 2320 (Admin) on standing to bring a judicial review claim and aspects of Parole Board procedure
  • Home Secretary v Suffolk County Council [2020] 3 WLR 742 on Female Genital Mutilation and the intersection between family and immigration/asylum proceedings
  • R v Wangige (Joseph Karumba) [2020] EWCA Crim 1319 on prosecutions based on substantially the same facts as a prior conviction
  • R v Smith (Alec) [2020] 4 WLR 128 on multiple hearsay and the service of notice under the Criminal Procedure Rules
  • Mirchandani v Lord Chancellor [2020] EWCA Civ 1260 on a private prosecutor’s costs in confiscation enforcement proceedings
  • Re McGuinness (AG of Northern Ireland intervening) [2020] 3 All ER 827 on what constitutes a ‘criminal cause or matter’ in a Judicial Review appeal
  • R v Luckett (Michael David) [2020] EWCA Crim 565 on sentencing police officers for misconduct in public office
  • R (RD) v Justice Secretary [2020] EWCA Civ 1346 on rehabilitation and applications to join the police service
  • Ashbolt v HMRC [2020] STC 1813 on counsel assisting the court with regard to ex parte applications for search warrants
  • Re Finucane’s Application for Judicial Review [2019] 3 All ER 191 on legitimate expectation, the ECHR and the duty to investigate state collusion in murder
  • R (Johnson) v Westminster Magistrates’ Court [2020] 2 All ER 271 on judicial review of a private prosecution for misconduct in public office
  • R v Fulton (Gary) [2019] Lloyds Rep FC 263 on the determination of benefit in confiscation proeedings relating to major revenue fraud
  • R v Alstom Network UK Ltd [2019] Lloyds Rep FC 46 on the trial of a corporate defendant based on the attribution principle where its ‘Directing Minds and Will’ are not charged
  • AG v Yaxley-Lennon (Stephen) [2020] 3 All ER 477 on aspects of the substantive law of contempt of court
  • R v Cheeseman (Steven) [2019] 1 Cr App R 34 on the statutory provisions allowing householders greater latitude in self-defence
  • BBC v Transport Secretary [2019] 4 WLR 23 on balancing open justice and confidentiality in certain categories of sensitive material
  • BBC v Transport Secretary (Costs) [2019] 4 WLR 24 on the award of costs where interested parties assist the court regarding the public interest
  • R v Kuddus [2019] 2 Cr App R 16 on gross negligence manslaughter and the serious and obvious risk of death
  • CPS v Aquila Advisory Ltd [2019] Lloyds Rep FC 358 on priority as between a confiscation order and a company’s proprietary claim founded on breach of fiduciary duty
  • R v LT [2019] 1 Cr App R 30 on identification through social media
  • R v Shepherd (Jack) [2019] 2 Cr App R 26 on the point when the obligation to caution arises and the specialty rule in the context of Bail Act proceedings
  • R v Melin (Ozan) [2019] QB 1063 on deception as to a person’s status as a doctor vitiating consent to a medical procedure
  • R v Woodward (Connor) [2019] 2 Cr App R 28 on lengthy separations of a jury in retirement
  • R (Bahbahani) v Ealing Magistrates’ Court [2019] 3 WLR 901 on the jurisdictional consequences of non-compliance with the plea and mode of trial procedure
  • R v Bush & Scouler [2019] Lloyds Rep FC 210 on the approach to submissions of no case to answer in Serious and Complex Frauds.
  • R v C (B) [2019] 2 Cr App R 11 on the hearsay provisions and also on the inadvertent admission of inadmissible and prejudicial material

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