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R v Sunderland[2020] QCA 156

Reported at (2020) 5 QR 261
CITATION: R v Sunderland [2020] QCA 156
JUDGE(S): Sofronoff P, Morrison JA, Mullins JA
DELIVERED ON: 24 July 2020

Editorial Notes

  • Published Case Name:

    R v Sunderland

  • Shortened Case Name:

    R v Sunderland

  • Reported Citation:

    (2020) 5 QR 261

  • MNC:

    [2020] QCA 156

  • Court:


  • Judge(s):

    Sofronoff P, Morrison JA, Mullins JA

  • Date:

    24 Jul 2020

  • Selected for Reporting:

    Editor's Note

Litigation History

EventCitation or FileDateNotes
Primary JudgmentDC352/18 (No citation)04 Jun 2019Date of conviction upon verdict of jury of one count of rape (count 2). The jury acquitted the accused of a count of indecently assaulting the same complainant (count 1).
Appeal Determined (QCA)[2020] QCA 156 (2020) 5 QR 26124 Jul 2020Appeal against conviction dismissed; verdict of guilty on count 2 not unreasonable; differential verdicts on counts 1 and 2 explicable by difference in quality of evidence on consent and how that issue was treated at trial, which may have caused jury to conclude that Crown failed to prove giving of lack of consent on count 1: Sofronoff P, Morrison JA, Mullins JA.

Appeal Status

Appeal Determined (QCA)

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