R v Shaw (No 2)

JurisdictionJamaica
CourtCourt of Appeal (Jamaica)
Date1963
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2 cases
  • The State v Roberts and Roberts
    • Guyana
    • High Court (Guyana)
    • 8 September 1975
    ...if retreat was practicable, per se defeated the plea of self-defence. 19 And, further, according to a clear current of authority, see R. v. Shaw No. 2 (1963) 6 W.I.R. 17; R. v. Belnavis (1964) 8 W.I.R. 128; R. v. Johnson (1966) 10 W.I.R. 17; Michaud v. The assn (1969) 13 W.I.R 72 and R. v. ......
  • R v Burke
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal (Jamaica)
    • 18 April 1988
    ...for the jury to consider on the question of whether the force used was reasonably necessary. Palmer v. R. (1971) 55 Cr. App. R. 551; R. v. Shaw (1963) 6 W.I.R. 17; R. v. Belnavis (1964) 8 W.I.R. 128. 21 At best, the direction to the jury that the accused must first be certain that the decea......

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