The Golds Standard of Substantial Impairment

Date

2015-05-11

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Journal ISSN

ISSN

0961-4249

DOI

Volume Title

Publisher

Sweet and Maxwell

Type

Article

Peer reviewed

No

Abstract

In Golds the Court of Appeal altered the approach to the meaning of the word "substantial" in the new diminished responsibility plea. We argue that this was a mistake which we hope will be recognised by the Supreme Court.

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Keywords

Diminished Responsibility plea-meaning of the word "substantial".

Citation

Mitchell, B. and Mackay, R. (2015) The Golds Standard of Substantial Impairment. Archbold Review, 4 May 11

Rights

Research Institute

Centre for Law, Justice and Society