Da Costa v R

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
Neutral Citation1968-0822 HCA A,[1968] HCA 51
Date1968
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7 cases
  • Johnson v R
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • Invalid date
  • Conway v R
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 7 February 2002
    ...refuse a new trial in an appeal from the Northern Territory on the ground that no substantial miscarriage of justice had occurred. In Da Costa v The Queen82, Owen J thought that, when evidence was wrongly admitted, the Court could not refuse to order a new trial. But in the same case, Winde......
  • Heron v R
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 8 April 2003
    ...206 at 211. 30 [1957] AC 635 at 642. 31Parker v The Queen (1964) 111 CLR 665 at 681-682; [1964] AC 1369 at 1392; Da Costa v The Queen (1968) 118 CLR 186 at 213; Van Den Hoek v The Queen (1986) 161 CLR 158 at 161-162, 169. See also Pemble v The Queen (1971) 124 CLR 107 at 117-118, 32Mancini ......
  • Braysich v The Queen
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 11 May 2011
    ....... 45 Fingleton v The Queen (2005) 227 CLR 166 at 198 [83] per McHugh J (footnote omitted); [2005] HCA 34 , and see Pemble v The Queen (1971) 124 CLR 107 at 117–118 per Barwick CJ; [1971] HCA 20 . . 46 Da Costa v The Queen (1968) 118 CLR 186 at 213–215 per Owen J, Kitto, Menzies and Windeyer JJ agreeing; [1968] HCA 51 ; Lee Chun-Chuen v The Queen [1963] AC 220 at 229–230 per Lord Devlin; Parker v The Queen (1964) 111 CLR 665 at 681–682; [1964] AC 1369 at 1392. . 47 As to the defences ......
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2 books & journal articles
  • The Paradox of Disallowing Duress as a Defence to Murder
    • United Kingdom
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The Nbr. 78-1, February 2014
    • 1 February 2014
    ...is known as the doctrine of excessive self-defence or excessive-force-manslaughter: R v Bozikis [1981] VR 587; Da Costa v The Queen (1968) 118 CLR 186; R v Howe (1958) 100 CLR 448, but see Zecevic v Director of Public Prosecutions (1987) 71 ALR 641, a case in which the High Court abolished ......
  • Judicial Review and Merits Review: Are the Boundaries Being Eroded?
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 45-4, December 2017
    • 1 December 2017
    ...and Anthony Groves, Judicial Review of Administrative Action (Thomson Reuters, 5th ed, 2013) 203 n 113. 63 Da Costa v The Queen (1968) 118 CLR 186, 194–5 (Windeyer J). 64 OV and OW v Members of The Board of The Wesley Mission Council (2010) 79 NSWLR 606, 610 [8] (Allsop P). 2017 Judicial Re......

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