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    Person A threatens to kill person B is person B doesn't kill person C.
    Person B kills person C. Person B is guilty of murder as the defence of duress is not available.
    What does person A get convicted of?
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    (Original post by new1234)
    Person A threatens to kill person B is person B doesn't kill person C.
    Person B kills person C. Person B is guilty of murder as the defence of duress is not available.
    What does person A get convicted of?
    Blackmail and/or joint enterprise murder?
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    (Original post by Tomm98)
    Blackmail and/or joint enterprise murder?
    Thanks! Sentence length?
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    (Original post by new1234)
    Thanks! Sentence length?
    Joint enterprise murder would be the same as the sentence imposed for person B, as they would be deemed equally responsible.
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    (Original post by Tomm98)
    Blackmail and/or joint enterprise murder?
    Also, the reason for defence of duress being excluded is because one individuals life isnt worth more than anothers right?

    But surely by not allowing duress the Law is saying person C should be saved and person B should die so person C's life is worth more?
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    that whole analogy is flawed, As if Person A was capable of killing anybody they would just kill Person C so Person B has nothing really to worry about, anybody could see through it
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    (Original post by M4cc4n4)
    that whole analogy is flawed, As if Person A was capable of killing anybody they would just kill Person C so Person B has nothing really to worry about, anybody could see through it
    That's my scenario sorry it can't be changed.
 
 
 
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