R v Butterwasser

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtCourt of Appeal
Date1948
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15 cases
  • R v de Vere
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 16 June 1981
    ...common law for very many years going back, as found expressed, in R. v. Gadbury (1838) 8 C. & P. 676. It is repeated more recently in R. v. Butterwasser 32 Cr. App. R. 81. 11 However, what, the learned Lord Chief Justice, Lord Goddard also said in that case was: "But however that may be, th......
  • Gilbert v The Queen
    • United Kingdom
    • Privy Council
    • 27 March 2006
    ...must be raised by calling evidence or putting questions on that issue to witnesses for the prosecution: see per Lord Goddard CJ in Rex v Butterwasser [1948] 1 KB 4, 6. Their Lordships are of opinion that where the issue of good character is not raised by the defence in evidence, the judge ......
  • R v Becouarn
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 28 July 2005
    ...of the prosecution witnesses, but did not himself give evidence, he escaped the consequences of having his convictions put in evidence ( R v Butterwasser [1948] 1 KB 11 Although practitioners reckoned that the ability to give evidence conferred by the 1898 Act was a not unmixed blessing, i......
  • McConney and Mohammed v R
    • Trinidad & Tobago
    • Court of Appeal (Trinidad and Tobago)
    • Invalid date
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