Driving Solicitors

Driving Solicitors and The Code for Crown Prosecutors

April 4, 2017 10:04 am Published by Leave your thoughts

A realistic prospect of conviction is an objective test. It means that a jury or bench of magistrates or judge hearing a case alone, properly directed in accordance with the law, is more likely than not to convict the defendant of the charge alleged. This is a separate test from the one that the criminal courts themselves must apply. A court should only convict if satisfied so that it is sure of a defendant’s guilt.