Myers v R; Brangman v R; Cox v R

Criminal evidence – Evidence of bad character. Three appeals against conviction, challenging decisions of the Court of Appeal of Bermuda, were heard together, as they raised similar questions concerning the admissibility and proper ambit of evidence as to the existence and practices of gangs, and the appellants' connections with them. The Privy Council, in dismissing the appellants' appeals, gave extensive guidance on the admissibility of gang evidence, in particular, when given by police officers.

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