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Adams v The Queen

Type: CaseAuthority

Citation: [2002] UKPC 14

Summary: Hearing no case submission in presence of jury procedural irregularity — In summing up judge wrongly telling jury of his decision on voire dire that statements voluntary and admissible and misdirections on inference to be drawn from certain evidence — Since jury would not inevitably have convicted if irregularities had not occurred proviso wrongly applied by local appellate court and convictions quashed


Court: PC

Jurisdiction: Jamaica

Date: 18 Mar 2002

File location: AJ10

Start date: 18 March 2002

End date: 18 March 2002

Tags: Confession, Crime, No Case Submission, Proviso,