Catherine-RoseThe Supreme Court refused the appeal of Mr Nunn, holding that the police and prosecution’s duty of disclosure post-conviction is more limited than their duty of disclosure during proceedings; it is restricted to covering only such evidence as could question the safety of the conviction.

There are a number of controversial aspects to the judgment, most notably the finding that the public interest in discovering miscarriages of justice could be outweighed by competing public interests in the finality of proceedings and the efficient use of police resources.

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