Legal Updates tagged with 'Joint Enterprise'

Court of Appeal judgment on joint enterprise and trials of vulnerable defendants

August 15, 2017

R v Grant-Murray and Henry; R v McGill, Hewitt and Hewitt [2017] EWCA 1228

Five defendants, in two joined applications to appeal, challenged their convictions for joint enterprise murder. The appeals also raised issues as to how young or vulnerable defendants are dealt with by the court. Whilst the applications to appeal were all dismissed, the court made important comments on the training of practitioners representing children and vulnerable defendants in the criminal courts.

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