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Legal loophole protecting violent men : why the defence of provocation needs to change

Fitz-Gibbon, Kate 2012, Legal loophole protecting violent men : why the defence of provocation needs to change, The Conversation, pp. 1-1.

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Title Legal loophole protecting violent men : why the defence of provocation needs to change
Author(s) Fitz-Gibbon, Kate
Source title The Conversation
Publisher The Conversation Media Group
Place of publication Melbourne, Vic
Publication date 2012-07-23
Section Analysis and comment
Start page 1
End page 1
Total pages 1
Keyword(s) partial defence of provocation
homicide law reform
lethal domestic violence
Summary This comment analyses the successful use of the provocation defence in New South Wales in cases of male perpetrated intimate homicide. In doing so, it makes an argument for why the defence should be abolished.
Language eng
Field of Research 180110 Criminal Law and Procedure
Socio Economic Objective 940405 Law Reform
HERDC Research category M Media article
HERDC collection year 2012
Copyright notice ©2012, The Conversation Media Group
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30050395

Document type: Media Article
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