R v Kennedy

Authors / Contributors: Bridget Dolan KC , Debra Powell KC
R v Kennedy
Issue: Whether there could be a finding of manslaughter where a person supplied a class A controlled drug to another who subsequently died as a result of voluntarily self-administering the drug.
Court: House of Lords
Neutral Citation:   [2007] UKHL 38
Judge(s): Lord Bingham of Cornhill, Lord Rodger of Earlsferry, Baroness Hale of Richmond, Lord Carswell and Lord Mance.
Date: 17 October 2007