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Excessive warranted emotional killing : proposing a new partial defence following an evaluation of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 reform

@inproceedings{Powell2015ExcessiveWE,
  title={Excessive warranted emotional killing : proposing a new partial defence following an evaluation of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 reform},
  author={Jonathan M. Powell},
  year={2015}
}
The common law partial defence of provocation for murder was abolished and replaced by a new defence, loss of control, in the Coroners and Justice Act 2009. The thesis evaluates the reform with an analytical approach by looking at its success in resolving the problems identified with the pre-2009 law, in particular the defence being used as a platform for male violence against women and victims of domestic violence and abuse struggling to rely on the defence, and, also, looking at how the key… Expand

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