Weissensteiner v R [1993] HCA 65; (1993) 178 CLR 217; (1993) 68 A Crim R 251 (17 November 1993)

[1993] HCA 65

Criminal Law – Evidence – Murder – Circumstantial case against accused – Evidence from which jury might have inferred that accused caused death – No evidence adduced by accused – Direction that inference of guilt more safely drawn from proved facts when accused chooses not to give evidence of facts within his knowledge.