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R v Kimber

[1983] 1 W.L.R. 1118

Case summary last updated at 14/01/2020 19:30 by the Oxbridge Notes in-house law team.

Judgement for the case R v Kimber

D indecently touched V, a patient in a mental hospital, without caring whether or not she consented. CA said that D “couldn’t care less” i.e. didn’t even consider her feelings- NB Caldwell recklessness applied at the time so, on this basis, D was found guilty. 

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