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CRIMINAL LAW: R v Widdows [2011] EWCA Crim 1500
Date:19 JUL 2011

(Court of Appeal; Pill LJ, Bean and Macur JJ; 21 June 2011)

A description of a number of acts of violence spread over nine months during a close and affectionate relationship did not satisfy the course of conduct requirement or the requirement that it was conduct amounting to harassment under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997. The case was analogous with R v Curtis [2010] EWCA Crim 123.