Automatism

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Case that defined automatism.
BRATTY
1 of 6
Excessive stress can bring on automatism.
RVT
2 of 6
Must be a total, not partial, loss of control.
AG's Reference
3 of 6
Defendant failed to eat after taking insulin. Self-induced automatism - BUT ONLY BECAUSE IT WAS A SPECIFIC INTENT CRIME.
BAILEY
4 of 6
Where crime is one of basic intent you may NOT claim self-induced automatism, as taking the substance was reckless in itself.
MAJEWSKI
5 of 6
D. set fire to ex-gf wardrobe due to unexpected effect of valium.
HARDIE
6 of 6

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Card 2

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Excessive stress can bring on automatism.

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RVT

Card 3

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Must be a total, not partial, loss of control.

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Card 4

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Defendant failed to eat after taking insulin. Self-induced automatism - BUT ONLY BECAUSE IT WAS A SPECIFIC INTENT CRIME.

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Card 5

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Where crime is one of basic intent you may NOT claim self-induced automatism, as taking the substance was reckless in itself.

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