R v Pemberton

Jury – Direction to jury. The police had discovered the defendant in his property, which was being used for the cultivation of cannabis. It was the defendant's case at trial that the property was being let and that others were responsible for the drugs. The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, in allowing the defendant's appeal against conviction, held that a direction regarding circumstantial evidence and the drawing of inferences had been needed and accordingly, the conviction was unsafe.

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