How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Jamie-Law Your Own Question
Jamie-Law
Jamie-Law, Solicitor
Category: Law
Satisfied Customers: 5019
Experience:  Solicitor
96104960
Type Your Law Question Here...
Jamie-Law is online now

What happens when a defendant confesses his guilt under

Resolved Question:

what happens when a defendant confesses his guilt under cross-examination during a trial? Is the trial declared null and void? Would the judge sentence him or would there have to be a new investigation?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 1 year ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you.

Just to be clear you are happy for a response to be under U.K. Law?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
that's fine thanks
Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 1 year ago.

Ok. Well either one of two things happen

1) The charge can be put again and he can change his plea, or

2) The trial continues.

But the trial isn't null or void. Can I clairfy anything for you about this today please?

Jamie-Law and other Law Specialists are ready to help you