R v Nicola Caroline Edgington

Author / Contributor: Kris Gledhill
R v Matthew Colborne
Issue: Whether the jury should have been allowed to hear evidence as to the effect of a hospital and restriction order regime in determining whether a homicide was murder or manslaughter on the basis of diminished responsibility; whether a minimum term of 37 years was proper for a murder conviction.
Court: Court of Appeal
Reference:   2013/01200/C3
Neutral Citation:   [2013] EWCA Crim 2185
Judge(s): Treacy LJ, Green J, Sir David Maddison
Date: 8 November 2013