R v Kray

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Year1969
Date1969
CourtCourt of Appeal (Criminal Division)
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41 cases
  • Andre Penn Claimant v 1. The Director of Public Prosecutions of the Virgin Islands 2. The Attorney General Defendants
    • British Virgin Islands
    • High Court (British Virgin Islands)
    • 25 July 2013
    ...rights under the Constitution which protect their rights to report on criminal trials. Indeed the Court entirely agrees with Lawton J in R v Kray10 that it would not be in the public interest if newspapers were to desist from reporting on criminal trials. 74 Having said this, the Court does......
  • DPP v Anthony McCarthy and Others
    • Ireland
    • Court of Criminal Appeal
    • 25 July 2007
    ...warns the jury to act only on the evidence given in court, there is no reason to suppose that they would do otherwise. In Kray (1969) 53 CR. App. R. 412 at pp. 414, 415, Lawton J. said:- 'The drama... of a trial almost always has the effect of excluding from recollection that which went bef......
  • DPP v Nevin
    • Ireland
    • Court of Criminal Appeal
    • 14 March 2003
    ...warns the jury to act only on the evidence given in court, there is no reason to suppose that they would do otherwise. In Kray [1969] 53 Cr. App. R. 412 at app. 414-415 Lawton J. said:" 34 "The drama ... of a trial almost always has the effect of excluding from recollection that which went ......
  • DPP v E.C.
    • Ireland
    • Court of Appeal (Ireland)
    • 12 May 2016
    ...the jury to act only on the evidence given in court, there is no reason to suppose that they would do otherwise. In Kray [1969] 53 Cr. App. R. 412 at pp. 414 and 415, Lawton J. said:- 'The drama ? of a trial almost always has the effect of excluding from recollection that which went before......
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3 books & journal articles
  • The prisoners could not have that fair and impartial trial which justice demands': A fair criminal trial in 19th Century Australia
    • New Zealand
    • Canterbury Law Review No. 25-2019, January 2019
    • 1 January 2019
    ...such questioning was extremely limited in England. See Bentley, above n 12, at 96. It remains a “wholly exceptional” remedy: R v Kray (1969) 53 Cr App R 412, at 416. See also R v Andrews [1999] Crim LR 156; and R v Bunting and Wagner [2003] SASC 257, at [14]. The contrast with the approach ......
  • OPEN JUSTICE, 'BACK-TO-BACK' TRIALS AND JUROR PREJUDICE: EXAMINING THE SUPPRESSION ORDER IN THE TRIAL OF GEORGE PELL.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 45 No. 2, April 2022
    • 1 April 2022
    ...J). In the United Kingdom, see, eg, Montgomery v HM Advocate (Scotland) [2003] 1 AC 641, 673-4 (Lord Hope) ('Montgomery'); R v Kray (1969) 53 Cr App R 412, 414-15 (Lawton J) ('Kray'); R v Coughlan (1976) 63 Cr App R 33, 37 (Lawton LJ); R v Cannan (1991) 92 Cr App R 16, 22, 24 (Lord Lane CJ)......
  • Privy Council
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Journal of Criminal Law, The No. 68-5, October 2004
    • 1 October 2004
    ...media reporting: see, for example, Boodram, especiallyin the Court of Appeal (1994) 47 WIR 459 and, in the domestic context,R vKray (1969) 53 Cr App R 412 and R vWest [1996] 2 Cr App R 374;though the distinctions drawn in Attorney-General vTimes Newspapers(The Times, 12 February 1983) might......

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