Regina v Stewart (James) – Times Law Reports

Posted July 20th, 2009 in alcoholism, diminished responsibility, jury directions, law reports by sally

Regina v Stewart (James)

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

“Further guidance should be given to juries in murder trials as to the defence of diminished responsibility where the only basis for the alleged abnormality of mind arose from alcohol dependency syndrome without discernible brain damage.”

The Times, 20th July 2009