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R v Turner[2022] QCA 175

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Editorial Notes

  • Published Case Name:

    R v Turner

  • Shortened Case Name:

    R v Turner

  • MNC:

    [2022] QCA 175

  • Court:

    QCA

  • Judge(s):

    Mullins P, Morrison JA, Boddice J

  • Date:

    13 Sep 2022

  • White Star Case:

    Yes

Litigation History

EventCitation or FileDateNotes
Primary Judgment[2022] QDCSR 45003 Jun 2022Sentenced to 2 years’ imprisonment suspended after 6 months for 3 years for dangerous driving causing GBH; “particularly serious” driving involving “serious fault”; “catastrophic” injuries, including significant permanent disabilities; 35yo, no criminal history, traffic history of speeding offences, remorse, otherwise good character, steps toward rehabilitation, reoffending unlikely, early guilty plea; sentencing judge considered that general deterrence “loomed large” (Loury QC DCJ).
Notice of Appeal FiledFile Number: CA108/2209 Jun 2022Application for leave to appeal against sentence filed.
Appeal Determined (QCA)CA108/22 (No citation)13 Jul 2022Application for leave to appeal against sentence refused; reasons to follow: Mullins P, Morrison JA, Boddice J.
Appeal Determined (QCA)[2022] QCA 17513 Sep 2022Reasons for orders of 13 Jul 2022; given that offender’s driving involved inappropriate speed, recklessness and manifest inattention, sentencing judge plainly right to consider that general deterrence loomed large and that consideration did not overwhelm sentencing discretion; sentence not manifestly excessive: Mullins P, Morrison JA, Boddice J.

Appeal Status

Appeal Determined (QCA)

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