ADMISSIBILITY OF PREVIOUS CONVICTION FOR LIVING ON IMMORAL EARNINGS OF MALE PROSTITUTE

[2003] EWCA Crim 1300 [2003] EWCA Crim 1300

Where the victim’s character had been put in issue the judge was entitled to allow cross-examination on the defendant’s previous convictions. The judge’s summing up was fair and made clear that the relevance of previous convictions went to credibility only.