The Queen v Lee, Andrew William [2017] VSC 678

CRIMINAL LAW
Judgment type: 
Supreme Court of Victoria
Judge(s): 
Lasry J
Parties: 

The Queen v Lee, Andrew William

Judgment Date: 
10 November 2017
Catchwords: 

CRIMINAL LAW - Sentence - Plea of guilty - Manslaughter - Affray at hotel - Deceased died as a result of a single punch from the accused - Deceased attempting to remove friend from the affray when hit by the accused - History of proceedings - Accused originally charged with murder - Accused of previously good character - Remorse - Good prospects of rehabilitation - General and specific deterrence - Sentencing Act 1991 s9A & s9C - Principle of legality.

Citation: 
[2017] VSC 678