R v Southammavong; R v Sihavong [2003] NSWCCA 312 (31 October 2003)

[2003] NSWCCA 312

CRIMINAL LAW – murder – malicious wounding with intent to inflict grievous bodily harm – direction to jury – burden and standard of proof – definition of “beyond reasonable doubt” – where jury sought clarification on meaning of standard – where trial judge repeated earlier direction – whether trial judge erred by failing to address jury request