The Fog of Law - Section 137 of the Evidence Act

Julia P Kretzenbacher , Michael Stanton
Date uploaded:
12 Mar 2024

This is a recording of Session 3 of the Foley's February Criminal Law CPD Series of 2024. In this episode, Foley’s List barristers Michael Stanton and Julia Kretzenbacher explores what exactly Section 137: Exclusion of prejudicial evidence in criminal proceedings means and how it has been applied in the Courts, with an in-depth look at IMM v the Queen 2016.

Michael Stanton practises in criminal and administrative law. He has appeared in a wide range of matters, including conviction and sentence appeals before the Court of Appeal, Royal Commissions and inquests. He was a consultant to the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants.

Julia Kretzenbacher practises in commercial, criminal and public law.  She also accepts briefs in quasi-criminal matters. Since coming to the bar, she has appeared in both summary and indictable jurisdictions, including appeals and trials. She appears in contested hearings, bail applications, pleas, committals and trials.

Episode Length: ~60 Minutes 
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