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- CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE - CRIMINAL TRIAL/PROCEEDINGS - Effect of the absence of an accused person at the address stage of a criminal trial
"Section 210 of the Criminal Procedure Law of Oyo State provides: "210. Every accused person…
- CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE - CRIMINAL TRIAL/PROCEEDINGS - Position of the law on the validity of a plea of guilt by an accused person and the consequence of same in a criminal trial and the validity of the arraignment of an accused person in the light of the absence of an interpreter during a criminal trial
"...In the instant appeal, there are two issues that are crucial for determination i.e. firstly,…
- CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE - Trial within trial - On whom lies the onus of proof in trial within trial - Effect of improper placement of onus in trial within trial
ISIAKU LALLUWA AUTA V. THE STATE (1975-LCER-1009-SC) "There were many irregularities in the conduct of…