Case #: 55 of 2015
Attorney General Vs. Michelet Auguste

Criminal appeal – Murder - Submission of no case to answer – Directed verdict –Identification – Whether the trial judge usurped the function of the jury when she directed a verdict of acquittal following a submission of no case to answer? Held: appeal allowed; matter remitted to the Supreme Court for retrial. Warrant of arrest issued.

Pending before Privy Council?: no

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Written / Supreme Criminal / Murder Matter
by Justice(s) Hon. Dame Allen, P., Hon. Mr. Justice Isaacs, JA and Hon. Ms. Justice Crane-Scott, JA
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