Inferences from silence

Inferences from silence guidance:

The Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (CJPOA 1994) permits the court to draw an adverse inference from the failure of a defendant, following their arrest to...

Practice Note

The Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (CJPOA 1994) permits a court to draw adverse inferences where a defendant relies on facts in their defence that they did...

Practice Note

What inferences can be drawn from failure to testify? Inferences can be drawn where a defendant: • having been sworn refuses without good cause to answer a particular...

Practice Note