R v Mitchell

JurisdictionJamaica
CourtCourt of Appeal (Jamaica)
Date1892
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2 cases
  • Kevin Braney v Ireland and the Attorney General
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 12 February 2021
    ......Outside situations, as in R v Mitchell (1892) 17 Cox CC 503 an admission may be inferred where a charge of misconduct is made in a person's presence, by persons “speaking on even terms” and it is reasonable to expect that they will immediately deny it or become indignant. This principle is of general application to both civil ......
  • Andrew Brown v R
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal (Jamaica)
    • 4 October 2019
    ...... . 19 It was acknowledged that the learned judge sought to rely on a number of authorities for the meaning of the juridical phrase “on even terms”. These included Donald Parkes v R 2 , Reg v Mitchell 3 and Rex v Christie 4 . . . 20 Mr Harrison submitted that the repetition and the firmness with which the learned judge affirmed her finding that both the driver and the appellant were on even/equal terms on the two material occasions, demonstrated that the appellant's silence ......

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