Full Court Minute Books

Case B20/2019

Fennell v. The Queen

Case No.


Case Information

Lower Court Judgment

21/07/2017 Supreme Court of Queensland (Court of Appeal) (Gotterson & Philippides JJA, Byrne SJA)

[2017] QCA 154


Criminal law – Where appellant convicted by jury of murder and sentenced to life imprisonment – Where appellant contended on appeal that there was reasonable hypothesis consistent with innocence open on evidence – Whether Court of Appeal erred in failing to find that the verdict was unreasonable or could not be supported having regard to evidence, in part because it made significant errors of fact.

Short particulars


22/03/2019 Hearing (SLA, Melbourne v/link Brisbane)

03/04/2019 Notice of appeal

10/05/2019 Written submissions (Appellant)

10/05/2019 Chronology (Appellant)

07/06/2019 Written submissions (Respondent)

28/06/2019 Reply

11/09/2019 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra) (Audio-visual recording)
                 (Pronouncement of orders included)

11/09/2019 Outline of oral argument (Appellant)

11/09/2019 Outline of oral argument (Respondent)

06/11/2019 Judgment (Judgment summary)