Tasmania v McLean [2008] TASSC 57 (17 July 2008)

[2008] TASSC 57

Criminal Law – Evidence – Similar facts – Admissibility – Relevance – Sexual offences – Tendency evidence – Evidence of witness of similar conduct on the part of the accused to that alleged by complainant – Young women of similar age – Whether tendency evidence of significant probative value – Whether reasonable possibility of concoction.
Evidence Act 2001  (Tas), ss97(1), 101(2).
L v Tasmania (2005) 15 Tas R 381; Tasmania v S [2004] TASSC 84, applied.
Aust Dig Criminal Law [522]