DSJ v R; NS v R [2012] NSWCCA 9 (17 February 2012)

http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/nsw/NSWCCA/2012/9.html

EVIDENCE – admissibility – coincidence evidence – s 98 Evidence Act 1995 (Cth) – significant probative value – whether regard must be had to alternative inferences inconsistent with guilt – whether R v Zhang was correctly decided – distinction between judge and jury functions in a criminal trial.

CRIMINAL LAW – appeal – pre-trial order – insider trading – s 1043A(1) Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)

Evidence Act 1995 (NSW) – ss 55, 56, 97, 98, 101, 135, 137