Practice and Procedure

R v HENDY (2006)

PUBLISHED April 13, 2006

A conviction for murder was unsafe where the judge, wrongly directing the jury on the issue of an intoxicated offender raising the defence of diminished responsibility, had departed from the authority of Dietschmann (2003) UKHL 10, (2003) Crim LR 550.

[2006] EWCA Crim 819