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Dalhousie Law Journal

Authors

John Beaumont

Abstract

It is perhaps not surprising that in an age which has witnessed an ever increasing amount of terrorist activity, an opportunity should arise for the courts to examine the present status of the defence of duress in the criminal law. Such an opportunity was afforded to the House of Lords recently in Director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland v. Lynch.

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