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R v Martin (Tony)

[2002] 1 Cr App R 27

Case summary last updated at 13/01/2020 13:59 by the Oxbridge Notes in-house law team.

Judgement for the case R v Martin (Tony)

Vs broke onto D’s home to rob it and, without warning, D shot Vs, killing one of them. Self defence, CA said, did not apply since, even though D was eccentric, he did not believe the threat to himself to be so severe that killing could be considered reasonable force. However, D was suffering depression at the time and Lord Woolf said it would be appropriate to substitute in a manslaughter conviction on a diminished responsibility basis. Thus he was convicted for manslaughter. 

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