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Withholding culpable homicide Ferguson v HM Advocate

Mcdiarmid, Claire (2009) Withholding culpable homicide Ferguson v HM Advocate. Edinburgh Law Review, 13 (2). 316 - 320. ISSN 1364-9809

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Abstract

Ferguson v HM Advocate1 raises the question of withholding the culpable homicide verdict from the jury in a murder trial. It also touches upon the inference to be drawn from the use of a lethal weapon in an attack which is eventually fatal. This comment considers both of these points.