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

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

  • Ability to exercise willpower
  • Exercise self control
  • Ability to perform rationally
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2. 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

3. Which case outlines fear of violence?

  • Martin Anthony 2002
  • Ibrams and Gregory 1998
  • Thornton 1968

4. 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

5. How does the new law help women?

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


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