AS AQA Law- General Revision (criminal)

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What three things must an 'Actus Reus' be?
1.Voluntary 2.Omission 3. State of Affairs
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What is the leading case for Voluntary acts?
Hill v Baxter (Involuntary acts)
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What is the general rule about 'Omissions'
If you fail to act, you wont be held liable. (for exceptions)
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What are the 5 things and Omission has to be?
1. Family relationship 2.Creating a dangerous situation 3.Official Position 4. Contractual Position 5. Voluntary Assumption of Care.
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What is the leading case for Family Relationships?
Gibbins & Proctor
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What is the leading case for 'Creating a dangerous situation'?
Miller
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What is the leading case for 'Official Position and Contractual Position'?
Dytham and Pitwood
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What is the leading case for ' Voluntary Assumption of Care'?
Stone and Dobson
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Define State of Affairs.
Being in the wrong place at the wrong time. ( R v Winzar)
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Leading case for State of Affairs?
R v Larsonneur
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What are the 2 types of Mens Rea?
1.Recklessness 2.Intention
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Name the two types of intention.
1. Specific(direct) (R v Mohan) 2.Oblique (indirect)
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What is the leading case used for Recklessness?
R v Cunningham (also went on to become the 'Cunningham Recklessness')
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What is the two types of causation?
Legal & factual
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Factual Causation
The 'But for' Test (R v Pagett)
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Legal Causation
De minimis rule. Was the defendant the more than the minimal cause? Also, was there an intervening act? ( R v Blaue)
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What is the 'Thin skull' rule?
Take your victim as you find them (R v Blaue)
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What are the three chain breaking causations?
1. Medically Palpably wrong (R v Jordan) 2. Unpredictable/Natural causes 3.Victims actions ( R v Blaue)
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What is 'Transferred Malice'?
Intention aimed at person A but ending up transferring to person B (R v Mitchell) (R v Latimer)
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What is 'Strict Liability'?
Types of cases which don't need a proof of a Mens Rea.(Harrow London Borough Concil v Shah Shah 1999)
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