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Key decisions

  • Neil Harris (a pseudonym) v Regina [2019] NSWCCA 236
  • Jones and Anor v Booth and Anor [2019] NSWSC 1066

Neil Harris (a pseudonym) v Regina [2019] NSWCCA 236

Sentencing – procedural fairness – affidavits of assistance – Doogie Howser pseudonym

This decision of the Court of Criminal Appeal deals with two important issues: when do you have to challenge a sentencing judge on a favourable position they expressed to your opponent? And can adverse use be made of affidavits of assistance if they are not induced? The answers are, respectively: when your opponent challenges them, and not usually.

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