People (Attorney-General) v White

 
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(C.C.A.),
The People (Attorney-General)
and
White

Charge of murder - Conviction - Resisting arrest - Garda killed while endeavouring to effect arrest of accused - No evidence of deceased Garda's lawful authority to arrest accused - No evidence that accused was aware of deceased Garda's authority - Courts of Justice Act, 1924, (No. 10 of 1924) s. 34 - Conviction of murder set aside - Conviction of manslaughter recorded and sentence varied.

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