AQA A2 Law Unit 3 - Loss of control and Diminished Responsibility

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1. How does the new law help the case of Thornton?

  • No objective and Subjective test
  • The act does not have to be sudden
  • Needs a fear of serious violence
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2. How can Intoxication be used as a defence in Diminished responsibility?

  • It cannot be used under any circumstances
  • Only if voluntary
  • If brain effected or Wholly Involuntary
  • If a murder has occurred under the influnce

3. The ability of these things must be impaired - Nature of conduct, Form rational judgement and ...?

  • Exercise self control
  • Ability to perform rationally
  • Ability to exercise willpower

4. How does the new law help women?

  • Doesn't it's equal to both
  • Gives rights to Battered wife Syndrome
  • Helps with post-natal depression

5. Abnormality of mind alters - Perception of physical matters, Ability to exercise rational judgement and ...?

  • Ability to exercise willpower with that judgement
  • Ability to perform the tasks to a reasonable being
  • Ability to perform restraint

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