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R v Major[2013] QCA 114

Reported at [2015] 2 Qd R 307
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Editorial Notes

  • Published Case Name:

    R v Major

  • Shortened Case Name:

    R v Major

  • Reported Citation:

    [2015] 2 Qd R 307

  • MNC:

    [2013] QCA 114

  • Court:


  • Judge(s):

    Fraser JA, Daubney J, P Lyons J

  • Date:

    17 May 2013

  • Selected for Reporting:

    Editor's Note

Litigation History

EventCitation or FileDateNotes
Primary JudgmentSC357/11 (No citation)-Conviction, following trial in Supreme Court, of one count of manslaughter.
Appeal Determined (QCA)[2013] QCA 114 [2015] 2 Qd R 30717 May 2013Appeal against conviction allowed, conviction quashed, retrial of count of manslaughter ordered; the evidence at trial raised for the jury's consideration the exculpatory provisions of s 270 of the Criminal Code (Qld); reasonably possible that trial judge's failure to direct jury accordingly affected the verdict: Fraser JA, Daubney and Lyons JJ.

Appeal Status

Appeal Determined (QCA)

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