1. What was outlined in the case of Kingston 1994?
- Even though his coffee was drugged he still had the relevant MR
- That he could use the defence of intoxication as he was involuntarily drugged
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2. Why was there no defence of intoxication in the case of AG for Northern Ireland v Gallagher?
- As the defendant brought the knife to kill his wife then got drunk and killed her
- As the defendant's crime was of basic intent
- As they had already developed the MR before intoxication
3. What was the conviction in the case of Lipman 1970 and why?
- Manslaughter, as the defendant was reckless and this is not covered in Intoxicatio
- Manslaughter with the defence of intoxication, as the defendant took the LSD involuntarily
- Murder, as the defendant had already had the MR before becoming intoxicated
4. Can you use the defence of intoxication if you are drinking voluntarily?
- Depends of circumstances
5. Which case outlines voluntary intoxication and basic intent?
- R v Lancaster
- DPP v Majewski 1976
- DPP v Smith
- R v Dytham
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