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Manifest Madness: Mental Incapacity in the Criminal Law

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Manifest Madness: Mental Incapacity in the Criminal Law
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Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0199698597
ISBN-13: 9780199698592
Number of pages: 307

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Understanding the terrain of mental incapacity in criminal law is notoriously difficult; it involves tracing overlapping and interlocking legal doctrines, current and past practices including those of evidence and proof, and also medical and social understanding of mental order and incapacity. This book provides a close study of mental incapacity defences, analysing their development through historical cases to the modern era.

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