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Mental condition defences in the criminal law

by R. D. Mackay

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Insanity -- Jurisprudence -- Great Britain.,
    • Criminal liability -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementR.D. Mackay.
      SeriesOxford monographs on criminal law and justice, Oxford monographs on criminal law and criminal justice.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKD7897 .M33 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 252 p. ;
      Number of Pages252
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1269504M
      ISBN 100198259956
      LC Control Number95000632

      Product Information. Mental condition defences have been used in several high-profile and controversial criminal trials in recent years. indeed, mental abnormality is increasingly an important yet complex source of defence within the criminal trial author offers a detailed critical analysis of those defences within the Criminal Law where the accused relies on some form of mental. Criminal law has struggled to keep pace with developments in psychiatry, both in substantive and procedural terms, and it is widely recognised that increased inter-disciplinary discussion of mental condition defences is required in order to address this gap between the law and psychiatry. This edited collection comes at a time.

      guilty mind. A mistake of law is not mere ignorance of the law as this is not an excuse to commit crimes. Mistake of law is a limited defence but it can be used with many regulatory offences made to protect public safety or health. If an official provides consent or permission to act, but the act is found in violation of the law, then one may. Being found not guilty by reason of mental illness isn’t just the stuff of good fiction crime novels, as a recent case in the Supreme Court of New South Wales demonstrates.. In that case, a year old father who stabbed his 5-year old son to death was found not guilty by reason of mental illness. In delivering judgement, Acting Justice Peter Hidden found that the man, who was diagnosed with.

      What is Choking? Choking is recognized in law as an inherently dangerous act that can easily cause brain injury or death to the victim. Where employed as a means to facilitate another crime, it is considered especially reprehensible. Choking is the common term for section of the Canadian Criminal Code: overcoming resistance to commission of offence. Mental condition defenses have been used in several high-profile and controversial criminal trials in recent years. indeed, mental abnormality is increasingly an important yet complex source of defense within the criminal trial process. The author offers a detailed critical analysis of.


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Criminal law has struggled to keep pace with developments in psychiatry, both in substantive and procedural terms, and it is widely recognised that increased inter-disciplinary discussion of mental condition defences is required in order to address this gap between the law and psychiatry.

Mental condition defences and the criminal justice system: perspectives from law and medicine / edited by Ben Livings, Alan Reed and Nicola Wake. KF M Knowing right from wrong: the insanity defense of Daniel McNaughtan / Richard Moran.

Mental condition defenses have been used in several high-profile and controversial criminal trials in recent years. indeed, mental abnormality is increasingly an important yet complex source of defense within the criminal trial process. The author offers a detailed critical analysis of those defenses within the Criminal Law where the accused relies on some form of mental abnormality as a.

This chapter examines the use of incapacity and mental condition defences for criminal offences in Great Britain. It discusses the general principles of the excusatory defence of insanity and automatism as distinct from diminished responsibility and explores the notion that insanity is out of date and unrelated to contemporary classifications of mental illness.

Third, to ensure that criminal conduct arising from a state of ’impaired consciousness’ does not automatically result in the outright acquittal of an accused. In articulating the competing demands that must be balanced in order to secure a principled approach to the reform of mental state defences the book will be of relevance to all common.

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Indeed, mental abnormality is increasingly an important yet complex course of. Mental condition defences and the Law Commission’s proposals to reform them are examined alongside issues relating to mistake and intoxication. A comprehensive review of general defences includes the Court of Appeal’s controversial approach to self-defence in householder cases.

Mental-State Defences: Insanity and Automatism. This chapter will set out the substantive criminal law in relation to the mental-state defence of insanity and the doctrine of automatism. The first part of the chapter will consider the role played by ‘knowledge’ in both the common-law and statutory formulations of the defence of insanity.

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They hold a proven track record of getting exceptional results for over 20 years in court experience. Mental disorder among criminal defendants affects every stage of the criminal justice process, from investigational issues to competence to be executed.1 As in all other areas of mental health law, at least some people with mental disorders, especially severe disorders, are treated specially by the criminal law.

The law relating to fitness to plead is an increasingly important area of the criminal law. While criminalization may be justified whenever an offender commits a sufficiently serious moral wrong requiring that he or she be called to account, the doctrine of fitness to plead calls this principle into question in the case of a person who lacks the capacity or ability to participate meaningfully.

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50 Steven Yannoulidis, Mental State Defences in Criminal Law (Ashgate, ) 63–4. 51 Community Development Committee, Parliament of Victoria, Inquiry into Persons Detained at the Governor’s Pleasure () 52 Ibid 53 Ibid 54 McSherry and Naylor, above n 25, 55 Community Development Committee, above n 51, –9.

"Mental condition defences in supranational criminal law" published on 01 Jan by Brill | Nijhoff. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health. Volume 8, Issue 1. Book Review. Mental condition defences in the criminal law. By R.D. Mackay. Oxford Monographs on Criminal Law and Justice.

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