R v Tutton (1996)

Represented on a pro bono basis, a young man (aged 19 years) was charged with counts of sexual assault upon two young boys (aged 5 and 6). The accused was suffering from an intellectual impairment and a judge alone trial was conducted by Urkhardt DCJ at Parramatta District Court. The trial was conducted over five days and the accused was ultimately convicted of lesser counts and a non-custodial sentence was imposed.