Withholding culpable homicide Ferguson v HM Advocate

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Ferguson v HM Advocate1 raises the question of withholding the culpable homicide verdict from the jury in a murder trial. It also touches upon the inference to be drawn from the use of a lethal weapon in an attack which is eventually fatal. This comment considers both of these points.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)316 - 320
Number of pages5
JournalEdinburgh Law Review
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - May 2009


  • culpable homicide
  • Ferguson v HMA
  • case law
  • trial

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