ADMISSIBILITY OF CONVICTION TO PROVE ACCUSED COMMITTED OFFENCE

[2007] EWCA Crim 3130 [2007] EWCA Crim 3130

In the circumstances a confession, parts of which were manifestly untrue, did not constitute new and compelling evidence under the Criminal Justice Act 2003 s.78 that the respondent was guilty of murder so as to justify the quashing of his acquittal and an order for a new trial.