Samantha Goosen

University of KwaZulu-Natal

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Durban, KZN 4000

South Africa

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Battered Women and the Requirement of Imminence in Self-Defence

Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 11 May 2013
Samantha Goosen
University of KwaZulu-Natal
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Abstract:

Imminence and battered women, abused women, necessity and abused women, self-defence, self-defence and abused women, defences for abused women, battered woman syndrome and imminence, immediately necessary, right to life, putative defence, cycle of violence, proportionality self-defence justification