ADMISSIBILITY OF DEFENDANT’S PREVIOUS CONVICTIONS UNDER S.101(1)(G) CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT 2003

[2011] EWCA Crim 939 [2011] EWCA Crim 939

Where a defendant, charged with committing sexual offences against his stepdaughters, had attacked the character of one of the victims, the judge had been entitled to allow the prosecution to admit evidence of the defendant’s previous convictions for non-sexual offences in accordance with the Criminal Justice Act 2003 s.101(1)(g).