ADMISSIBILITY OF EVIDENCE OF OFFENDER’S VIOLENT NATURE FROM PREVIOUS GIRLFRIEND

[2007] EWCA Crim 1837 [2007] EWCA Crim 1837

A judge had been correct to admit bad character evidence in the form of a previous conviction and evidence from a previous girlfriend as to the offender’s violent nature, as it was relevant evidence that went towards both credibility and propensity.