Case B14/2016

Graham v. The Queen

Case No.


Case Information

Lower Court Judgment

24/07/2015 Supreme Court of Queensland (Court of Appeal) (Morrison JA, Atkinson J, Applegarth J)

[2015] QCA 137


Criminal law – misdirection and non-direction – effect of misdirection or non?direction – where the appellant was convicted after a trial of attempted murder – where the defence of self - defence was raised at trial under ss 271(1), 271(2) and 272(1) of the Criminal Code – where the trial judge gave detailed directions to the jury about each form of self-defence – where the trial judge provided further directions to the jury at their request – where no redirection was sought at trial – whether the trial judge failed to properly direct the jury as to the defence of self-defence under ss 271(1), 271(2) and 272(1) of the Criminal Code.

Short Particulars


11/03/2016 Hearing (SLA, Brisbane)

29/03/2016 Notice of appeal

15/04/2016 Written submissions (Appellant)

15/04/2016 Chronology (Appellant)

06/05/2016 Written submissions (Respondent)

20/05/2016 Reply

14/06/2016 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra) (Audio-visual recording)

20/07/2016 Judgment (Judgment summary)