1. Can you use the defence of intoxication if you are drinking voluntarily?
- Depends of circumstances
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2. What case outlines Voluntary/ Specific intent?
- R v Dica
- Lamb v Landcaster
- Sheeman & Moore (1975)
- DPP v James
3. 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
4. Why can't the defence of intoxication be used if the defendant was voluntarily intoxicated?
- As they have both the AR and MR of the crime
- As they have the relevant Mens Rea for the offence whilst intoxicated
- As they take on responsibility at the time of consumption
5. What type of intent must the crime be, to use intoxication as a defence?
- Specific Intent
- Basic Intent
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