About the Journal
The Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly is a leading peer-reviewed journal that provides an international forum for articles, commentaries and notes in all areas of legal scholarship and across a range of methodologies including doctrinal, theoretical and socio-legal.
Vol. 72 No. 2 (2021): Summer
Published: 2021-09-16Special Issue: Domestic and Comparative Perspectives on Loss of Self-control and Diminished Responsibility as Partial Defences to Murder: A 10-year Review of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 Reform Framework Guest Editors: Alan Reed, Nicola Wake and Bethany Simpson
Women who kill abusive partners: reviewing the impact of section 55(3) ‘fear of serious violence’ manslaughter – some empirical findingsAbstract 40 | NILQ 72.2.4 Edwards Downloads 4
The role of loss of self-control in defences to homicide: a critical analysis of Anglo-Australian developmentsAbstract 32 | NILQ 72.2.5 Douglas and Reed Downloads 10
Diminished responsibility determinations in England and Wales and New South Wales: whose role is it anyway?Abstract 26 | NILQ 72.2.6 Crofts and Wake Downloads 6
Rationales: rejected, imagined and real – provocation, loss of control and extreme mental or emotional disturbanceAbstract 30 | NILQ 72.2.7 Bergelson Downloads 14
Commentaries and Notes
R v Foy (Nicholas): voluntary intoxication, mental health and the case for diminished responsibilityAbstract 30 | NILQ 72.2.9 Simpson Downloads 4
The Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly is a legal research journal published quarterly by the School of Law at Queen's University Belfast.