Stepanicic v R
Criminal law – sentence
Stepanicic v R –  NZCA 35 – Wild, MacKenzie and Lang JJ – 2 March 2015
Causing grievous bodily harm with intent to avoid arrest or facilitate flight in commission of crime – self defence – directions on question trail and “excessive force” – whether self defence available where honest but mistaken belief that police using excessive or unlawful force and reasonable force used in response.
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Last updated on the 2nd April 2015