High Court speaks with one voice on tendency

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High Court speaks with one voice on tendency

The High Court this week handed down a judgment which sweeps away much of the complexity and jurisprudence that has developed around tendency evidence.

In its unanimous judgment in R v Bauer [2018] HCA 40, the High Court has clarified when tendency evidence in a single complainant sexual assault case is admissible.

The College has produced an overview of Bauer, and where it fits in the High Court’s jurisprudence.

For a more detailed discussion, read our case summary.



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