Jane Drumm speaks about provocation defense

Jane Drumm speaks about provocation defense

A Porirua woman was sentenced to home detention for manslaughter after hitting back at her abusive partner. Shine executive director Jane Drumm says in these cases, people are usually victims of extreme violence, and the law then re-victimises them.






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