Drug-Free Zone: Court of Appeal Confirms that Voluntary Intoxication is not Relevant in Cases of Diminished Responsibility

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    Abstract

    This case note analyses the Court of Appeal's judgment in R v Kay [2017] EWCA Crim 647, on the question whether the accused in a murder trial can support a plea of diminished responsibility with evidence of voluntary intoxication
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)258-261
    Number of pages261
    JournalThe Journal of Criminal Law
    Volume81
    Issue number4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 31 Aug 2017

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