An empirical study of criminal defences

McPherson, R. (2022) An empirical study of criminal defences. Criminal Law Review, 2022(4), pp. 307-318.

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Presents a study into the use of criminal defences in Scottish homicide cases between 2008 and 2019, the context in which they operate, and key differences in their uses by males and females. Details findings in areas including lack of capacity, and defences resulting from responses to a threat.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:McPherson, Dr Rachel
Authors: McPherson, R.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Law
Journal Name:Criminal Law Review
Publisher:Sweet & Maxwell
ISSN (Online):0011-135X
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2022 Thomson Reuters
First Published:First published in Criminal Law Review 2022(4):307-318
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
308843Scottish homicides: bridging the gap between the empirical and theoreticalRachel McPhersonThe Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland (CARNEGTR)RIG009155Law