R v Linton Berry

JurisdictionJamaica
CourtCourt of Appeal (Jamaica)
Date1990
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3 cases
  • Greaves (Omar), Larmond (Paul), Hanse (Maurice), Peterkin (Troy)
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal (Jamaica)
    • 30 July 2004
    ...upon which allegations of malice could be based such as to necessitate a warning in that regard. He referred us to the case of R v Berry (1990) 27 JLR 77, where Carey P (Ag.), had this to say at page 84: "The first question which we think we should decide is how the law stands at present. I......
  • Graeme Bennett v R
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal (Jamaica)
    • 1 April 2011
    ...2006 so there could have been no perceived benefit to Mr Thorpe at the time when he was giving the statement. She referred us to R v Linton Berry (1990) 27 JLR 77 and submitted that, in the circumstances of this case, the learned trial judge was very generous in his summation, emphasizing ......
  • Alton Rose, Norris Harvey v R
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal (Jamaica)
    • 11 February 2011
    ...with a witness with an interest to serve and to warn herself accordingly. Indeed, the Court of Appeal made it clear in R v Linton Berry (1990) 27 JLR 77 that there is no obligation on a judge to give a warning where there is no basis to suggest that the witness is a participant in the mater......

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