R v Jordan Dixon

Author / Contributor: Kris Gledhill
R (Pendlebury) v Secretary of State for Justice
Issue: Whether an adverse inference direction from the defendant not giving evidence had been proper in light of his mental health; whether fresh evidence was admissible; whether the defendant had been able to participate in the trial; whether the minimum term fixed under an indeterminate detention sentence was too high.
Court: Court of Appeal
Reference:   201006122 D1
Neutral Citation:   [2013] EWCA Crim 465
Judge(s): Treacy LJ, Saunders J, HHJ Milford QC
Date: 17 April 2013