Manifest Madness: Mental Incapacity in the Criminal Law
by Arlie Loughnan
Publisher: Oxford University Press 2012
Number of pages: 307
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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