Full Court Minute Books

Case M30/2013

Nguyen v. The Queen

Case No.


Case Information

Lower Court Judgment

23/02/2010 Supreme Court of Victoria (Court of Appeal)(Neave J, Bongiorno J, Lasry J)

[2010] VSCA 23


Criminal law – Murder – Attempted murder – Jury directions – Accused found guilty by complicity with another – Whether alternative verdict of manslaughter sufficiently left to jury on the charge of murder – Whether failure by trial judge to direct jury as to alternative verdict caused a substantial miscarriage of justice.

Short Particulars


15/03/2013 Hearing (SLA, Melbourne)

02/04/2013 Notice of appeal

15/04/2013 Written submissions (Appellant)

15/04/2013 Chronology (Appellant)

06/05/2013 Written submissions (Respondent)

14/05/2013 Reply (Appellant)

21/05/2013 Reply on Notice of Contention (Respondent)

05/06/2013 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra)

27/06/2013 Judgment  (Judgment summary)