Case summary

These cases are applications for leave to appeal against sentence in relation to eight counts, including two of attempted arson, theft of motor vehicle, possess firearm, criminal damage to property, reckless conduct endangering serious injury, recklessly causing injury and arson.

The facts of the case are set out in the judgment of the lower court which can be accessed below.

Case information

Lower Court judgment being appealed

14/3/2017 - Supreme Court of Victoria (Justice Croucher) - [2017] VSC 103 (External link)

Watch the Court of Appeal proceedings

Bench: Justice Weinberg, Justice Osborn, Justice Priest

31/10/2017 - Judgment (audio and video recording) (External link)

Read the Court's full judgment on AustLII (External link)

18/10/2017 - Hearing (audio and video recording) (External link)


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