Committal: Double jeopardy

James Brown looks at the Court of Appeal’s approach to committal for consecutive terms of imprisonment for contempt of court

Cases Referenced

  • Kumari v Jalal [1996] 2 FLR 588
  • Re A (abduction: contempt) [2008] EWCA Civ 1138
  • Re W (a child) (abduction: committal) [2011] EWCA Civ 1196
  • Villiers v Villiers [1994] 2 All ER 149