By Michael Jefferson
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From the other end of the telescope criminal law also controls the behaviour of those involved in the criminal justice system such as the police and judges. It ensures that the stigma of a conviction is attached only to those to whom it should be attached. Crime is big. Criminal law was for many years regarded as undeveloped in terms of theory. The jury’s verdict – guilty or not guilty – cannot be explored. Jury instructions are not strong precedents. It was not until 1907 that there was a Court of Criminal Appeal and until 1960 appeals to the House of Lords were few.
Their very vagueness may make it impossible to identify the conduct which is prohibited by a criminal sanction. . That said, however, the requirement is for sufficiency rather than absolute certainty. It was held that the crime of gross negligence manslaughter, which is discussed in Chapter 12, did not contravene Article 7. Another aspect of Article 7 is that it appears to prohibit the restriction of defences. If so, cases such as Gotts, the authority on whether duress is a defence to attempted murder, are incorrect.
In Misra  1 WLR 1 the court said: Vague laws which purport to create criminal liability are undesirable, and in extreme cases . . their very vagueness may make it impossible to identify the conduct which is prohibited by a criminal sanction. . That said, however, the requirement is for sufficiency rather than absolute certainty. It was held that the crime of gross negligence manslaughter, which is discussed in Chapter 12, did not contravene Article 7. Another aspect of Article 7 is that it appears to prohibit the restriction of defences.
Criminal Law: Uk Edition by Michael Jefferson