Maslen, Benn v The Queen [2018] VSCA 90

CRIMINAL LAW
Judgment type: 
Victorian Court of Appeal
Judge(s): 
Priest JA, McLeish JA
Parties: 

Maslen, Benn v The Queen

Judgment Date: 
13 April 2018
Catchwords: 

CRIMINAL LAW - Appeal - Sentence - Aggravated burglary - Night-time home invasion with victims known to be present - Where offending did not involve weapons - Whether offending properly or usefully characterised as 'confrontational aggravated burglary' - Whether sentence manifestly excessive - Appeal dismissed - Hogarth v The Queen (2012) 37 VR 658; DPP v Meyers (2014) 44 VR 486 considered.

Citation: 
[2018] VSCA 90