Duress

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shayler (duress by threats)
must be a threat of serious injury or death
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Graham (duress by threats)
objective test - must ask whether a sober person of reasonable firmness with the same characteristics as D will respond in the same way
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Gill (duress by threats)
the threat must be imminent and unavoidable
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Hasan (duress by threats)
the acts must be casued by the threats, must be directed at D or another recognisble person, not available where D voluntarily associated with criminals
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Conway (duress of circumstances)
external circumstances that the D believes constitutes a serious threat
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Mulally (duress of circumstances)
th threat must be effective at the time of the crime
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Martin (duress of circumstances)
same objective test used in Graham
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Conway
D can rely on the defence evem if there is no actual threat - he was judged on the facts as he believed them to be
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Graham (duress by threats)

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objective test - must ask whether a sober person of reasonable firmness with the same characteristics as D will respond in the same way

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Gill (duress by threats)

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Hasan (duress by threats)

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Conway (duress of circumstances)

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