Case comment: Joseph Hudson discusses the recent case of R v Gould and others

Section 66 of the Courts Act 2003 is used, at times rather liberally, by Crown Court judges to sit as a District Judge of the Magistrates’ Court (“DJ(MC)”) to correct errors in procedure which have occurred in the Magistrates’ Court prior to the Crown Court being seised of the case. S.66 was specifically enacted to […]