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Rethinking Duress

Patterson, Dennis (2016) Rethinking Duress Jurisprudence, 7 (3). pp. 672-677.

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John Hyman makes a good case for the proposition that duress defeases what would otherwise be a voluntary act. In this article, I consider Hyman's arguments in the context of economic duress and conclude that while Hyman makes an excellent case for the proposition that duress vitiates voluntariness, there may be cases where the law might not want to allow the defence of duress.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > School of Law
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Date : 1 December 2016
DOI : 10.1080/20403313.2016.1237573
Copyright Disclaimer : © 2016 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group
Depositing User : Karen Garland
Date Deposited : 27 Nov 2017 14:40
Last Modified : 16 Jan 2019 19:05

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