Court for Crown Cases Reserved
The Court for Crown Cases Reserved was an English appellate court for criminal cases established in 1848 to hear references from the trial judge. It did not allow a retrial, only judgment on a point of law. Neither did it create a right of appeal and only a few selected cases were heard every year.
Notable cases referred to the Court
- Crown Cases Act 1848 (11 & 12 Vict. c.78)
- Cornish & Clarke (1989) p.35
- Cornish & Clarke (1989) p.619
- Cornish, W.; Clarke, G. (1989). Law and Society in England 1750-1950. London: Sweet & Maxwell. ISBN 0-421-31150-9.
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