Loss of control and diminished responsibility

Reed, Alan and Bohlander, Michael (2011) Loss of control and diminished responsibility. Ashgate, Farnham. ISBN 9781409431756

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Abstract

This book provides a leading point of reference in the field of partial defences to murder and with respect to the mental condition defences of loss of control and diminished responsibility in general. The work includes contributions from leading specialists from different jurisdictions. Divided into two parts, the first provides an analysis from the perspective of the UK, looking at particular concerns such as domestic violence, revenge and mixed motive killings, mistaken beliefs. The second part presents a comparative and international view to provide a wider background of how alternative systems treat issues of human frailty short of full insanity (loss of control, diminished responsibility) in the context of the criminal law.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: C800 Psychology
L500 Social Work
M100 Law by area
M200 Law by Topic
M900 Other in Law
Department: Faculties > Business and Law > School of Law
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Depositing User: Helen Pattison
Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2012 10:56
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2015 10:23
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/7591

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