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Defences to homicide : options paper

This options paper outlines the findings of the Commission's paper studying homicide prosecutions including what the study tells us about the contexts in which homicide occurs and the success rates of certain defences. Explains and discusses defences and partial excuses such as self-defence, mental impairment etc., and sets out options
Print Book, English, ©2003
Victorian Law Reform Commission, Melbourne, ©2003
xxxii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
9780958182973, 0958182973
Ch. 1. Introduction
Ch. 2. Data and general statistics
Ch. 3. Provocation
Ch. 4. Self-defence
Ch. 5. People with mentally impaired functioning who kill
Ch. 6. Infanticide
Ch. 7. A new approach?