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Explain using cases and/or examples the meaning of causation

Causation is the link between the defendant's act and the criminal consequence. The rules of
causation are applied to decide whether the defendant's guilty act caused the required
consequence of a particular crime. In many cases causation is not…

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Finally, if the defendant causes the victim to act in a foreseeable way, then the victim's own
act will not break the chain of causation. In Roberts it was held that it was foreseeable for
the victim to jump out a car as the defendant had made sexual…


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