This episode is part of the English Legal System (Module 5): An Introduction to Criminal Procedure.
This episode looks at the duty of disclosure in criminal proceedings. It features an edited version of the blog article ‘Disclosure in Criminal Cases’ from criminal defence barrister Christopher Kessling’s website. The original article is available here.
The episode answers the questions:
- Why is dislosure so important?
- What is the Duty of Disclosure on the Prosecution in a Criminal Case?
I also ask the questions:
- What is the law on disclosure of evidence in criminal proceedings in your country?
- How can withholding information in criminal trials cause miscarriages of justice?
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