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J6 Series: Webinar One - ‘A new defence for victims of domestic violence who offend’ and ‘NRM trials: "Yes you’re a slave but shhh it’s a secret"’

The first webinar in the junior 'J6' series presented by Zoë Chapman and Nicholas Hall

THURSDAY 26 NOVEMBER, 17.30-18.30

Zoë Chapman discusses ‘A new defence for victims of domestic violence who offend’

Proposed amendments to the Domestic Abuse Bill (currently waiting second reading in the HoL) would provide specific defences for survivors of domestic abuse who are driven to offend as a result of that abuse. A talk looking at defences which are currently available and considering how effective and suitable they are in the context of domestic abuse.

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Nicholas Hall examines ‘NRM trials: "Yes you’re a slave but shhh it’s a secret"

An exploration into the legal issues when prosecution proceed to trial despite the Defendant having received a positive conclusive NRM decision: admissibility of the NRM decision and report, psychological expert evidence, bad character, and PII evidence.

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Following the recent High Court case of DPP v M [2020], this webinar is currently being updated to reflect current law.