Digital copy of a Jersey Law Commission Consultation Paper on Corroboration of Evidence in Criminal Trials. Used as evidence in relation to Section 1: Introduction of Nicholas Griffin QC's Report [C/D/AW4/A5/26/WD008989].

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December 1st 2008 - December 31st 2008

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Names Commissioners of the Jersey Law Commission: David Lyons (Chairman), Advocate Alan Binnington, Clive Chaplin (Solicitor), Advocate Kerry Lawrence, Advocate John Kelleher and Peter Hargreaves. Paper includes sections titled: The present state of the law in Jersey; The standard corroboration direction; The rationale for the practice; The nature of corroboration; Procedure; Criticism of the present corroboration rules; Justification for retention of the rules; Practice in other jurisdictions; and Our provisional conclusion. Includes a background and conclusion to the Report, referring to responses to a Consultation Paper dated December 2008.


Ackner, Lord
Binnington, Alan
Chaplin, Clive
Diplock, Lord William
Griffin, Nicholas, QC
Hargreaves, Peter
Kelleher, John
Kinnard, Wendy, Senator
Lawrence, Kerry
Lyons, David
Walker, Frank, Senator
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Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault
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