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R v. Malott
Supreme Court of Canada
1 S.C.R. 123 (1998)
Margaret Malott (defendant) killed Paul Malott, her common-law husband, who was domestically abusing her. Margaret asserted that she suffered from battered-woman syndrome and that the killing was in self-defense.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning
Concurrence (L’Heureux-Dube, J.)
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