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QLD ‘Gay Panic Defence’ Shameful

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Newcastle Law School academics Dr Alan Berman and Sher Campbell delve into Queensland's 'homosexual advance defence'.

Dr Alan Berman and Sher Campbell discuss the 'homosexual advance defence' in QLD in an op-ed piece published in the Sydney Morning Herald, the Melbourne Age, and the Brisbane Times. The 'homosexual advance' can be asserted as part of the wider provocation defence which, if successful, means the accused will be acquitted of murder and convicted of the lesser crime of manslaughter.

Read the full article here.

Learn more about Dr Alan Berman and Sher Campbell.

  • Newcastle Law School
  • Phone: (02) 4921 5052

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