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Self-defence

R v Palmer (1971)
R v Palmer (1971)
The defendant had gone with other men to buy drugs. while there, an altercation happened and the defendant and the other men left without paying. As they were chased the defendant shot and killed one of the men that were chasing them. He was convicted of
R v Clegg (1995)
R v Clegg (1995)
The defendant worked in Northern Ireland as a soldier. He was on duty at a checkpoint when a car failed to stop and the defendant shouted at the driver. The defendant fired four shots at the car. One of the passengers in the car was killed by one of the s
Attorney-General's Reference (No 2of 1983)
Attorney-General's Reference (No 2of 1983)
The defendant had a shop that had been attacked by rioters. He made petrol bombs as he was worried by further attacks. The defendant was charged with possessing an explosive substance which gave arise to suspicion that he did not have a lawful purpose. Hi
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