K J M v The Queen [2011] VSCA 268 (7 September 2011)

http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/vic/VSCA/2011/268.html

CRIMINAL LAW – Appeal – Interlocutory appeal – Murder – Victim was domestic partner – Self-defence raised – Accused’s state of mind in issue – Whether evidence of alleged violence against former partner admissible as tendency – Appeal allowed in part – Evidence Act 2008 (Vic) ss 97, 101.

CRIMINAL LAW – Appeal – Interlocutory appeal – Tendency evidence – Ruling on admissibility – Nature of appellate review on interlocutory appeal.