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Title: The Trouble with Woon: The Selective Answering of Police Questions and the Right to Pre-Trial Silence
Contributor(s): Roos, O (author)
Publication Date: 2006
Open Access: Yes
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/1132
Abstract: The 1964 High Court decision in Woon v The Queen is commonly understood to permit the drawing of an inference of a 'consciousness of guilt' when a suspect selectively responds to police questions. It is the author's contention that, in the light of the emphatic endorsement of the right to pre-trial silence by the High Court in 1993 in Petty v The Queen; Maiden v The Queen, Woon should now be regarded as bad law and should no longer be followed.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: University of New England Law Journal, 3(1), p. 1-29
Publisher: University of New England
Place of Publication: Armidale, Australia
ISSN: 1449-2199
HERDC Category Description: C2 Non-Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
Other Links: http://tlc.une.edu.au/lawjournal/index.php?action=showarticle&articleid=28&journalid=8
http://tlc.une.edu.au/lawjournal/
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