Dockery and Brown v R

JurisdictionJamaica
CourtCourt of Appeal (Jamaica)
Date1963
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  • The State v Colin Joseph de France
    • Guyana
    • Court of Appeal (Guyana)
    • Invalid date
  • Francis v The Queen
    • Barbados
    • Court of Appeal (Barbados)
    • 28 February 2008
    ...such assistance as is necessary for the proper conduct of his defence. – R. v. Doubleday (1927) 12 Cr. App. Rep. 240 and Dockery v. R. (1963) 5 W.I.R. 369. However, some observations of de la Bastide, C.J. (as he then was) in Tiwarie v. The State (1996) 51 W.I.R. 384 at 391 are salutary: “W......
  • David v The State
    • Guyana
    • Court of Appeal (Guyana)
    • 15 January 1987
    ...from witnesses, might cause, or contribute to, a miscarriage of justice. Lewis, J.A. was right when he declared in Dockery v. R (1963) 5 W.I.R. 369 at p. 375: “It is the duty of a trail judge to protect the interest of an undefended prisoner, and to give such assistance as is necessary for ......
  • The State v Browne
    • Guyana
    • Court of Appeal (Guyana)
    • 12 March 1977
    ...it is a matter of discretion whether to admit it or not. (See John Bramble v. R. [1959] 1 W.L.R. 473 per Henriques, C.J., at p.482; Dockery & Brown v. R., (1963) 5 W.I.R. 369 per Lewis, J.A., at p. 374; R. v. Edwin Ogle, (1966) 11 W.I.R. 439 per Crane, J.A., at p. 440; R. v. Bariffe (No. 2......
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