Battered women who kill to be main beneficiaries as homicide law changes – The Guardian

Posted September 30th, 2010 in defences, domestic violence, homicide, murder, news, provocation, sentencing by sally

“Few people seem to have noticed that the law of murder in England and Wales changes on Monday. With only a few days to go, the Ministry of Justice had not published the circular it normally issues in good time to inform ‘public and stakeholders’ – in this case, killers and courts – about changes in legislation and their commencement dates.”

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The Guardian, 30th September 2010