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R v Kemp - Insanity
D inflicted GBH on his wife with a hammer for no apparent reason. Evidence showed he was normally a good husband but claimed he lost consciousness because of arteriosclerosis. This is seen to be insanity as it can affect the mind .
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R v Sullivan - Insanity
D kicked and injured an old man during an epileptic fit. He pleaded not guilty on the grounds of non-insane automatism but judge directed jury on insanity. Epilepsy is a disease of the mind.
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R v Windle - Insanity
D killed his suicidal wife by giving her 100 aspirins. When he gave himself up to police he said "I'll get hanged for this won't I". His statement showed that he knew he was acting unlawfully and he was not convicted of murder.
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R v Lipman - Voluntary Intoxication
D had taken LSD and whilst in bed, he thought his girlfriend was a snake. He stuffed sheets down her throat and she suffocated to death. Charge ws reduced from manslaughter as he didn't have the intention.
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R v Hardie - Involuntary Intoxication
D committed
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D kicked and injured an old man during an epileptic fit. He pleaded not guilty on the grounds of non-insane automatism but judge directed jury on insanity. Epilepsy is a disease of the mind.

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R v Sullivan - Insanity

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D killed his suicidal wife by giving her 100 aspirins. When he gave himself up to police he said "I'll get hanged for this won't I". His statement showed that he knew he was acting unlawfully and he was not convicted of murder.

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D had taken LSD and whilst in bed, he thought his girlfriend was a snake. He stuffed sheets down her throat and she suffocated to death. Charge ws reduced from manslaughter as he didn't have the intention.

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D committed

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