Law Moot

Our Law students clashed in a battle of wits during the end of program moot. The appellants won out, but the debate was fought fiercely by both sides, with our judges leaving deeply impressed. The case was as follows:

Bridget Jones is appealing her conviction for murder on the basis that the trial judge in Regina v Bridget Jones (2014) did not advise the jury that the defence of diminished responsibility was available to her. Ms Jones claims that her responsibility was diminished by virtue of the years of emotional and physical abuse she has suffered at the hands of Mr. Darcy. If the defence is successful, Ms. Jones’ murder conviction is to be quashed and she is to be convicted of manslaughter instead…

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