NEWS

16 May 2014

Eleanor Laws QC successfully responds in the Court of Appeal to a fresh evidence appeal

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Eleanor Laws QC has successfully responded in the Court of Appeal to a fresh evidence appeal in a case.

The applicant raped and murdered his mother in law and attempted to murder his wife in 1978. He pleaded guilty and offered no mitigation. Psychiatrists later claimed that he must have been suffering from pTS d.

The Court of Appeal rejected the appeal.