Newman v HM Advocate

Criminal evidence and procedure – Misdirection – Mutual corroboration – Moorov doctrine. High Court of Justiciary: Refusing an appeal by an appellant who was convicted of a series of sexual offences committed against boys residing in a children's home where he had been employed as a care worker, the court rejected seven grounds of appeal which alleged a number of misdirections by the trial judge, in particular in relation to the possible application of the Moorov doctrine

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