Gross Negligence Manslaughter

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  • Gross Negligence Manslaughter AG Ref No. 3
    • Duty of Care
      • Singh, Landlords to tennants
      • Litchfield, Ships captain to crew
      • Evans, Creation of a dangerous state of affairs
      • Waker, Even if D and V are both complicit in crimes
      • Adomako Doctors to patients
      • R v Andrews, Drivers to other road users
    • Breach of Duty Must Cause the Death
      • R v Holloway
      • Normal rules of causation apply
    • Risk of Death
      • Misra v Srivastava
      • The consequence of D's act must be reasonably foreseeable to the reasonable person
    • Gross
      • Bateman defined this
        • Negligence is gross if it goes beyond a mere matter of compensation and shows a total disregard for human life
      • Negligence is gross if it goes beyond a mere matter of compensation and shows a total disregard for human life

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