R v Erskine; R v Williams

Author / Contributor: Kris Gledhill
R v Erskine; R v Williams
Issue: Whether old convictions for murder were safe in light of evidence as to mental disorder that might be relevant to a finding of diminished responsibility; the correct approach to such appeals.
Court: Court of Appeal
Reference:   2007/03621/B2, 2008/00248/C4
Neutral Citation:   [2009] EWCA Crim 1425
Judge(s): Lord Judge CJ, Thomas LJ, Treacy J
Date: 14 July 2009