Criminal Law

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  • Created by: Nazia
  • Created on: 21-03-13 13:50
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  • Criminal Law
    • Actus Reus
      • Assault
        • Causing victim to fear violence
          • Smith (1983)- Perv at window
          • Words/Act/Omission
            • Ireland (1998)- Silent calls
            • Actus Reus
              • Assault
                • Causing victim to fear violence
                  • Smith (1983)- Perv at window
                  • Words/Act/Omission
                    • Ireland (1998)- Silent calls
              • Physical element
                • Guilty mind
      • Physical element
        • Guilty mind
    • Mens Rea
      • Mental element
      • Intention
        • To cause harm
      • Recklessness
        • Subjective
          • knew risk and took the risk
            • Cunningham (1957)
              • D tore gas meter on wall to steal money
        • Objective
          • did not realize if risk would occur
    • Strict Liability
      • No mens rea needed
        • Based soley on actus reus of crime
        • HLB V Shah (1999)
          • Lottery ticket was mistakenly sold to under 16
            • Guilty with the actus reus
          • staff put up signs and were ordered to ask for ID when selling lottery tickets-
            • Charged with recklessness although they tried preventing this from happening
              • Guilty with the actus reus
  • Battery
    • Applying unlawful force
      • Slightest of touching
      • Direct/Indirect
        • Punch/Booby trap
          • DPP V K (1990)- Acid in hot air dryer
        • Fagan (1968)- Tyre parked on police officers foot
  • E.g.Threat/raising fist/duty by relationship
    • Gibbins & Proctor (1918)
      • Duty through ones relationship
      • Baby was starved to death
  • Gibbins & Proctor (1918)
    • Duty through ones relationship
    • Baby was starved to death
  • Lottery ticket was mistakenly sold to under 16

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    Nazia

    it is incomplete, I will try my best to finish it off!

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