The People (Attorney-General) v Kerins

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

Charge of murder - Special Criminal Court - Inadequacy of summary of evidence alleged - Not a ground of appeal unless objection taken at trial - Whether prosecution entitled to prove that person already acquitted was present at the crime - Discretion of prosecution as to materiality of evidence - Right of prosecuting counsel to address Court for second time where accused is unrepresented and does not make any defence - Transcript of prosecuting counsel's closing address made part of official transcript of trial by order of Court of Criminal Appeal - Amending notice of appeal - Adding new grounds of appeal to those specified in notice - Offences Against the State Act, 1939 (No. 13 of 1939), s. 41, sub-ss. 1 and 4 - Rule 13 of the Rules of the Special Criminal Court...

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