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KEY FACTS ON DURESS
ELEMENTS COMMENT CASES

Source of Duress By threats Hudson & Taylor 1971
By circumstances Willer 1986, Conway 1988
Martin 1989, Pommell 1995
Degree of duress Threat or danger posed must be of Hudson & Taylor 1971
death or serious injury

This means physical injury, not Baker…

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And attempted murder Gotts 1991
Burdon of Proof On Def, on prosecution to disprove
Effect of defence Defendant not guilty

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