People (Attorney General) v Kearns

CourtCourt of Criminal Appeal
Judgment Date01 Jan 1949
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3 cases
  • DPP v Cunningham
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 8 October 2002
    ...This, he says, is borne out by a consideration of the jurisprudence of the Court of Criminal Appeal in such cases as ThePeople v. Kearns [1949] IR 385 and equally in the cases on fresh evidence in civil appeals such as Lynagh v. Macklin [1970] 82In relation to evidence of matters arising ......
  • DPP v D.M.
    • Ireland
    • Court of Appeal
    • 13 May 2019
    ...both parties are in the same group.’ 61 He suggests that such principle might be inferred from The People (Attorney General) v. Kearns [1949] IR 385 ‘although the issue in that case was mistake as to 62 In the present case, the appellant argues that there was a degree of consent by the com......
  • The People (At the Suit of the DPP) v J.McD.
    • Ireland
    • Court of Appeal
    • 8 February 2021
    ...same age group”. Mr O'Malley contends that such a principle may be inferred from the decision in The People (Attorney General) v Kearns [1949] I.R. 385. He goes on to say: “Courts in other jurisdictions have accepted that the complainant's age is an important factor in deciding how much, if......