*R (on the application of Nunn) v Chief Constable of Suffolk Constabulary and another

Disclosure and inspection of documents – Application. The claimant had been imprisoned for the murder of his girlfriend. He sought the disclosure of further information relating to the case from the police. The first defendant Chief Constable refused to disclose documents to the extent required by the claimant. The claimant commenced an application for judicial review, seeking, among other things, an order requiring the Chief Constable to grant him access to the prosecution evidence. The Supreme Court held, in dismissing the application, that there was no indefinitely continuing duty on the police or prosecution either in the same form as existed pre-trial or to respond to whatever enquiries the claimant might make for access to the case materials to allow re-investigation.

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