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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
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Course Aims:

In this CPDcast Jo Morris and Lesley Manley explain changes made to the partial defence of loss of control to murder and whether or not sexual infidelity can be considered in the course of conduct when raising this defence.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Know how the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 transformed the partial defences available to the charge of murder;
  • Understand changes made to the law on provocation;
  • Have considered the role sexual infidelity can play when raising the defence of loss of control;
  • Know what a ‘qualifying trigger’ is when raising the defence of loss of control.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Sources and References:
  • Clinton [2012] EWCA Crim 2;
  • Coroners and Justice Act 2009;
  • Homicide Act 1957;
  • Lewis (Tabeel) v State of Trinidad and Tobago [2011] UKPC 15;
  • R v Ahluwalia (1992) 4 AER 889;
  • Stingel v R (1990) 171 C.L.R. 312.
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In this CPDcast Lesley Manley and Jo Morris from One Inner Temple Lane discuss how the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 transformed the partial defences available to the charge of murder - in particular, the role that sexual infidelity plays for defendants seeking to raise the defence of loss of control.

Date Recorded: 11th November 2013

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