ACCIDENTAL FALL

A new hypothesis seeking to show that the conventional triad of intracranial injuries was not diagnostic of non-accidental head injury in infants was not credible. Four appeals heard together demonstrated that cases of alleged non-accidental head injury in infants were fact-specific and had to be determined on their individual facts.

[2005] EWCA Crim 1980

An appeal against a conviction for murder was dismissed because there had been no error of law by the trial judge in summing up and no fresh evidence had come to light.