Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2017] All ER (D) 128 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2017] EWHC 2855 (Admin)
Court: Queen's Bench Division (Divisional Court)
Judge:

Irwin LJ and Julian Knowles J

Representation Sam Thomas (instructed under the Direct Access Scheme) for the appellant.
  Martyn Bowyer (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
Judgment Dates: 16 November 2017

Catchwords

Criminal law - Harassment - Insanity

The Case

Criminal law Harassment. The defence of insanity was available for a defendant charged with an offence of harassment, contrary to the . Accordingly, the Divisional Court allowed the appellant's appeal by way of case stated against the decision of the Crown Court that, as a matter of law, the defence of insanity was not available for an offence of harassment.

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