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Title: Incapacity and Insanity: Do We Need the Insanity Defence?
Authors: Duff, R A
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Editors: Livings, B
Reed, A
Wake, N
Citation: Duff RA (2015) Incapacity and Insanity: Do We Need the Insanity Defence?. In: Livings B, Reed A, Wake N (ed.). Mental Condition Defences and the Criminal Justice System: Perspectives from Law and Medicine, Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 159-177.
Keywords: Law Commission
insanity defence
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Abstract: A critical discussion of the English Law Commission's Discussion Paper 'Criminal Liability: Insanity and Automatism' suggesting that the logic of theirt argument points towards abolishing the insnaity defence in favour of an "incapacity' defence.
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Type: Part of book or chapter of book
Affiliation: Philosophy

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