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Leonard, Neil (a pseudonym) v The Queen [2021] VSCA 172

CRIMINAL LAW
Victorian Court of Appeal
Judge(s): 
Priest, Kyrou and Niall JJA
Parties: 

Leonard, Neil (a pseudonym) v The Queen

Judgment Date: 
18 June 2021
Catchwords: 

CRIMINAL LAW - Appeal - Interlocutory appeal - Evidence - Tendency and coincidence evidence - Sexual penetration of a child under 16, indecent act with child under 16 - Admissibility of evidence - Whether trial judge erred in finding evidence admissible - Whether coincidence evidence - Prosecution disavow reliance on coincidence reasoning - Whether s 98 of the Evidence Act 2008 engaged - Appeal allowed - Evidence Act 2008, ss 95, 98 and 101.

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