High Court of Australia

Fitzgerald v The Queen [2014] HCA 28

88 ALJR 779

13 Aug 2014

Case Number: A9/2014


Hayne, Crennan, Kiefel, Bell, Gageler JJ


Criminal law − Evidence − DNA evidence − Where appellant's DNA obtained from object found at crime scene − Whether DNA evidence sufficient to establish beyond reasonable doubt appellant's presence at – and participation in, crime committed.

Words and phrases − "DNA evidence" – "joint enterprise", "primary transfer", "secondary transfer".

Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935 (SA) – s 353(1).


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