Reasonable belief in consent under the Sexual Offences Act 2003

Wortley, Natalie (2013) Reasonable belief in consent under the Sexual Offences Act 2003. Journal of Criminal Law, 77 (3). pp. 184-188. ISSN 0022-0183

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1350/1740-5580-77.3.184

Abstract

Discusses the case of R v B [2013] EWCA Crim 3, in which the Court of Appeal held that a jury may not have regard to a defendant's mental illness when deciding whether the defendant's belief in consent was reasonable.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Rape, consent, reasonable belief, mental illness, mental disorder
Subjects: M100 Law by area
Department: Faculties > Business and Law > Northumbria Law School
Depositing User: Natalie Wortley
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2014 08:33
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2015 10:56
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/16492

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