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1. In the Graham test for duress, who is D compared to when considering if they would have acted in the same way?

  • The man on the Clapham omnibus
  • A reasonable and prudent persono
  • A person of sober and reasonable firmness
  • The reasonable man
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2. Which of the following diseases/disorders do not typically have overlap between the defences of insanity and automatism

  • Premenstrual Tension
  • Diabetes
  • Sleepwalking
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

3. Case deciding that if Ds automatic state was self induced but he had no mens rea, that he could still use the defence in specific intent offences

  • Smith
  • Quick
  • Bailey
  • Hardie

4. Case deciding that police protection may not always be effective when considering the defence of Duress

  • R v Cole
  • Abdul-Hussain
  • Hudson & Taylor
  • Shepherd

5. Case deciding the wrong mean s legally wrong not morally wrong when thinking about the nature and quality of an act in the defence of insanity

  • Matthews & Alleyne
  • Clarke
  • Windle
  • M'Naghten


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