Law: Case Summaries; 15 July 2002
THE FOLLOWING notes of judgments were prepared by the reporters of the All England Law Reports.
R (on the application of Christofides) V Secretary of State for the Home Department; Div Ct (Sedley LJ, Gage J) 14 May 2002.
A CLAIMANT whose conviction of murder had been substituted on appeal with a conviction of attempted grievous bodily harm had not had his conviction quashed, and was not therefore entitled to compensation under s 133 of the Justice Act 1988 for a miscarriage of justice.
Hugh Southey (Imran Khan) for the claimant; Jeremy Johnson (Treasury Solicitor) for the Secretary of State.
R (on the application of the Government of the United States of America) v Bow Street Magistrates Court; Re Lemieux; Div Ct (Sedley LJ, Gage J) 23 May 2002.
A JUDICIALLY certified transcript of evidence given in a criminal trial could stand as a permitted means of establishing an offence for the purposes of para 12 of Sch 1 to the Extradition Act 1989.
John Hardy (CPS) for the US Government; Campaspe Lloyd-Jones (Whitelock & Storr) for O; James Hines (Whitelock & Storr) for L.
R (on the application of Sullivan) v Maidstone Crown Court ( EWHC 967 Admin); Div Ct (Kennedy LJ, Rafferty J) 16 May 2002. …