Court of Appeal: Voluntary Acts and the Chain of Causation in Homicide Cases: The Need for ‘Free and Unfettered Volition’ R v Wallace [2018] EWCA Crim 690

Storey, Tony (2018) Court of Appeal: Voluntary Acts and the Chain of Causation in Homicide Cases: The Need for ‘Free and Unfettered Volition’ R v Wallace [2018] EWCA Crim 690. The Journal of Criminal Law, 82 (4). pp. 292-295. ISSN 0022-0183

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Abstract

This case note analyses the Court of Appeal's judgment in R v Wallace [2018] EWCA Crim 690, on the question whether euthanasia can break the chain of causation in a homicide prosecution.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: murder, causation, euthanasia, “voluntary” acts, novus actus interveniens
Subjects: M200 Law by Topic
Department: Faculties > Business and Law > Northumbria Law School
Depositing User: John Coen
Date Deposited: 02 Mar 2021 13:41
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2021 13:45
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/45584

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