Wallace and McGhee v HM Advocate

Criminal evidence and procedure – Sheriff's charge – Mutual corroboration – Prior inconsistent statements. High Court of Justiciary: Refusing appeals by two appellants who were convicted of assault and behaving in a threatening or abusive manner, the court rejected contentions that the sheriff had misdirected the jury as to the requirement for corroboration and by failing to give a specific direction on the use of a police statement.

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