R v Antoine

Author / Contributor: Kris Gledhill
R v Antoine
Issue: Where a jury was considering the case of a defendant charged with murder but found unfit to plead to determine whether he committed the act charged, whether it could consider the partial defence of diminished responsibility; whether the jury was to consider issues of mens rea or just the actus reus of the offence.
Court: House of Lords
Judge(s): Lords Nicholls, Mackay, Nolan, Hope and Hutton
Date: 30 March 2000