Full Court Minute Books

Case S226/2016

Hughes v. The Queen

Case No.

S226/2016

Case Information

Lower Court Judgment

21/12/2015 Supreme Court of New South Wales (Court of Criminal Appeal) (Beazley P, Schmidt J, Button J)

[2015] NSWCCA 330

Catchwords

Criminal law – Tendency evidence – Significant probative value – Whether trial judge erred in admitting tendency evidence – Whether trial judge properly accounted for risk of contamination and concoction in assessing significant probative value – Evidence Act 1995 (NSW) s 97 – Prejudicial effect of tendency evidence – Evidence Act 1995 (NSW) s 101 – Whether directions to jury sufficient.

Short particulars

Documents

02/09/2016 Hearing (SLA, Sydney)

16/09/2016 Notice of appeal

07/10/2016 Written submissions (Appellant)

07/10/2016 Chronology (Appellant)

28/10/2016 Written submissions (Respondent)

04/11/2016 Written submissions (Director of Public Prosecutions - Victoria seeking leave to intervene)

11/11/2016 Reply

03/01/2017 Amended written submissions (Director of Public Prosecutions - Victoria seeking leave to intervene)

08/02/2017 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra) (Audio-visual recording)

14/06/2017 Judgment (Judgment summary)