AQA A2 Law Unit 3 - Defences - Automatism

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1. What did the case of Bratty outline?

  • Distinction between insanity and automatism
  • Difference between automatism and intoxication
  • Distinction between insanity and Loss of control
  • Difference of automatism and diminished responsibility
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2. Which case outlined that there must be a total lack of awareness?

  • Attorney generals reference No.3 of 1992
  • Bratty
  • Attorney generals reference No.2 of 1992
  • Tandy

3. What happened in the case of R v T 1990?

  • Defendant took part in a robbery and raised defence of automatism as she had PTSD from a previous ****
  • Defendant took part in a murder and raised the defence of automatism as she had been previously drinking
  • Defendant took some out of date LSD and then proceeded to attack his wife

4. Which of these are external causes?

  • Disease of the mind
  • Injury or disease caused the mental illness
  • Blow to head, bee sting, hypnosis
  • Drug or Alcohol induced

5. In which case did the defendant attack a patient after being hypoglycaemic from an overdose of insulin?

  • Quick - self induced
  • Quick - Automatism
  • R v Hardy - Automatism
  • Kemp - Insanity


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