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Arbogast, Jeffrey (a pseudonym) v The Queen [2022] VSCA 143

CRIMINAL LAW
Victorian Court of Appeal
Judge(s): 
Emerton P, McLeish and T Forrest JJA
Parties: 

Arbogast, Jeffrey (a pseudonym) v The Queen

Judgment Date: 
25 July 2022
Catchwords: 

CRIMINAL LAW - Appeal - Conviction - Indecent act with child under 16 and incest - Whether verdicts unreasonable or cannot be supported by evidence - Inherent improbabilities in complainant's account - Jury should have had reasonable doubt about guilt - Appeal allowed.

Criminal Procedure Act 2009 s 276(1)(a).

M v The Queen (1994) 181 CLR 487, Pell v The Queen (2020) 268 CLR 123; [2020] HCA 12 applied.

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