R v Francis

JurisdictionJamaica
CourtCourt of Appeal (Jamaica)
Date1964
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2 cases
  • R v Singh et Al
    • Guyana
    • Court of Appeal (Guyana)
    • 28 September 1983
    ...definition and cannot be faulted. See R. v Aves, (1949) 34 Cr. App. Rep. 159; R. v Head, R. v Warrener, (1961) 45 Cr. App. Rep. 225; R. v Francis, (1964) 6 W.I.R. 316 108 The learned trial judge then want on to tell the jury that if they accepted and believed that the radio (Exhibit ‘K’) (......
  • R v Spencer (Ashan)
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal (Jamaica)
    • 10 July 2009
    ...Mrs Samuels-Brown emphasises, the burden of proof remains with the prosecution, a point which this court was also at pains to underline in R v Francis (1964) 6 WIR 316, in which it was held to have been wrong for the trial judge to tell the jury that "If a person is in possession of stolen......

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