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  1. Prescribed Resources 5 items
  2. Additional Sources 9 items
    1. Principles of criminal law - Simon Bronitt, Bernadette McSherry 2017

      Book Required

    2. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders - American Psychiatric Association 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    3. Madness, distress and the politics of disablement - Helen Spandler, Jill Anderson 2015

      Book Recommended

    4. Mad in America 2010 (E-book)

      Book Recommended

    5. Working within the Forensic Paradigm - Cross-discipline approaches for policy and practice 2014

      Book Recommended

    6. Mad matters: a critical reader in Canadian mad studies 2013

      Book Recommended

    7. Australian Criminal Justice - Mark Findlay, , Stephen Odgers, , and Stanley Yeo 2014

      Book 

  3. Phase 1: INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW 2 items
    1. Week 1: Mental Incapacity/States and Criminal Law 2 items
      1. Why Aboriginal people with disabilities crowd Australia's prisons - Eileen Baldry November 2, 2015

        Article Required The Conversation, Nov. 2 2015

      2. Disability at the margins: limits of the law - Eileen Baldry 03/07/2014

        Article Required Griffith Law Review, v.23(3) 2014, pp.370-388

  4. Phase 2: MENTAL IMPAIRMENT AND UNFITNESS TO BE TRIED 19 items
    1. Week 2: Unfitness to Stand Trial 7 items
      1. Victorian Criminal Charge Book

        Webpage Required Read Part 10: Unfitness to Stand Trial; 10.1 - Investigations into Unfitness to Stand Trial & 10.2 - Special Hearing

    2. Week 3: Mental Impairment Defence 7 items
      1. Victorian Criminal Charge Book

        Webpage Required Read Part 8: Victorian Defences; 8.8 - Mental Impairment

    3. Week 4: Management Under Forensic Mental Impairment Legislation 5 items
      1. 10 Improving the supervision, review and leave frameworks in the higher courts | Victorian Law Reform Commission

        Webpage Required Please read the portions relevant to the tutorial questions, as listed on the question.

  5. Phase 3: OTHER MENTAL STATE DEFENCES 17 items
    1. Week 5: Automatism 7 items
      1. Victorian Criminal Charge Book

        Webpage Required Read 8.2.1 - Bench Notes: Automatism

      2. Sexsomnia – excusable or just insane? - Colleen Davis [*] 2015

        Article Recommended This is optional reading

    2. Week 6: Intoxication 6 items
      1. Victorian Criminal Charge Book

        Webpage Required Read 8.6 - Intoxication: 8.6.1 - Bench Notes: Common Law Intoxication; 8.6.2 - Charge: Intoxication and Voluntariness; 8.6.3 - Charge: Intoxication and Intention

      2. Intoxication and criminal behaviour - Shantha M. W. Rajaratnam, Jennifer R. Redman, Michael G. Lenné 04/2000

        Article Required Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, v.7(1) 2000, pp.59-69

    3. Week 8: Mental state defences in domestic homicides: Self-defence 4 items
      1. Victorian Criminal Charge Book

        Webpage Required Read 8.9.3.1 - Bench Notes: Statutory Self-defence

  6. Phase 3: OTHER MENTAL STATE DEFENCES 13 items
    1. Week 7: Diminished Responsibility and Infanticide 6 items
      1. ch. 5, Partial Defences - in - Principles of Criminal Law - Simon Bronitt, Bernadette McSherry

        Chapter Required pp.315-331 from Chapter 5 in Principles of Criminal Law / Simon Bronitt, Bernadette McSherry, 3rd ed. 2010

    2. Week 9: Domestic homicides Part 2: Provocation; Duress and Marital Coercion 7 items
      1. Crimes Act 1958 (Vic)

        Legislation Required Duress s. 322O, s. 322P; Marital Coercion s. 336

      2. Victorian Criminal Charge Book

        Webpage Required Read 8.11.2 - Statutory duress (on or after 1 November 2014)

      3. Victorian Criminal Charge Book

        Webpage Recommended Read 8.10.1 - Bench Notes: Provocation Please note that this defence has been abolished in Victoria

      4. Coercing Wives into Crime - Stanley Meng Heong Yeo 1992

        Article Required Australian Journal of Family Law, v.6(3) Dec. 1992, pp.214-228

  7. Phase 4: HUMAN RIGHTS, SENTENCING, AND DANGEROUSNESS 7 items
    1. Week 10: Human Rights 3 items
      1. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders - American Psychiatric Association 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book  Browse American Psychiatric Association, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, in particular section II: Diagnostic Criteria and Codes, 'Neurodevelopmental disorders' and 'Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders'

    2. Week 11: Sentencing and Disposition 2 items
      1. Sentencing Act 1991 (Vic)

        Legislation Required s5 (ss. 80-82A, Pt 5 is optional reading but will not be examined in 2017)

    3. Week 12: Dangerousness and Preventative Detention 2 items
      1. Ch. 3, The International Human Rights Parameters for the Preventive Detention of Serious Sex Offenders - Patrick Keyzer

        Chapter Required Chapter 3 in Dangerous People: Policy, Prediction, and Practice / Patrick Keyzer, Bernadette McSherry, 2011, pp.25-36