ACQUITTAL EVIDENCE ADMISSIBLE IN LATER TRIAL

[2004] EWCA Crim 3252 [2004] EWCA Crim 3252

Evidence of an acquittal could be admissible in a later trial where the acquittal was arguably attributable to some aspect of the evidence which was common to both trials or otherwise relevant to an issue in the later trial, and could be distinguished from the rule against double jeopardy.