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Moffa (1977) 138 CLR 601

This case considered the issue of provocation and whether or not a man could raise the defence of provocation after he killed his wife who was going to leave him and who insulted him with violent words, and whether or not the direction by the judge incorrectly shifted the burden of proof to the accused to establish the facts of the case.

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