Diminished responsibility

  • Created by: sophie_rw
  • Created on: 01-04-19 14:56

Introduction:
A defence set out in the Homicide Act, that requires D suffered from an abnormality of the mind. 

Case Law:
DEITSCHMANN- D killed V by kicking and stamping on him repeatedly.
Psychiatrists agreed D suffered from an adjustment disorder in the form of depression.
Convixction was quashed. D had…

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