David Matthew successfully prosecutes Smith v RSCPA case

David Matthew successfully prosecutes a case on behalf of the RSCPA. The appellants were charged with animal welfare offences in relation to animals kept on their farm. A fascinating case, the appeal was founded on the judge’s refusal to adjourn a hearing despite medical evidence that suggested they were unfit to attend. This example demonstrates how a “sick note” can tie the hands of a judge…

Read the details of the case here.

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