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Tom Little successful in important case in Supreme Court

News | Wed 30th Nov, 2016

The Supreme Court today handed down judgment in the eagerly awaited case of R v Golds, in which a 7 judge constitution of the Supreme Court considered the meaning of the word ‘substantial’ in the context of the partial defence to murder of diminished responsibility. The Supreme Court unanimously accepted the Prosecution’s analysis of the previous case law on the meaning of the word substantial. Tom Little, who was led by David Perry QC, appeared for the Prosecution in Golds.

The judgment is available here.

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