Criminal Law Cases A2

Took me ages to do this so I hope it's helpful. Just a large collection of cases for Criminal Law A2. It has the main and sub topic and the key point. I do the OCR spec but I believe it will be helpful for other specifications.
Probably misses some, but here is a good starting point for you! [:

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Case Year Main Branch Key Point
Larsonne 1935 Actus Reus Absolute Liability An absolute liability offence can be through a state of affairs
Winzar 1983 Actus Reus Absolute Liability An absolute liability offence does not require mens rea or a vouluntary actus reus
Khan and Khan 1998 Actus Reus Duty…

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The Court agreed that Clarence was no longer good law. Those who, knowing that they are suffering HIV or
some other serious sexual disease, recklessly transmit it through consensual sexual intercourse, and inflict
Dica 2004 Consent Disease grievous bodily harm on a person from whom the risk is concealed and…

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Diminished responsibility covers all the activities of the mind. Abnormality of the mind does no have to be
connected with madness. (1) To satisfy the requirements of this defence under the Homicide Act 1957 s 2, D
must demonstrate that he suffered from an 'abnormality of the mind' arising from…

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Unlawful Act The unlawful act must be one which was a sober and reasonable man would recognise as putting V at the
Church 1965 Involuntary Manslaughter Manslaughter -
Objective Test riskof some harm

Unlawful Act
Dawson 1985 Involuntary Manslaughter Manslaughter - The act must be one which is likely to…

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Mowatt 1968 Non-Fatal Offences Against the S.18 Mens Rea The word 'maliciously' adds nothing to the statue
Person
Non-Fatal Offences Against the
Burstow 1997 Person S.18 Psychiatric Injury Bodily harm must be interpreted to include recognisable psychiatric illnesses

Non-Fatal Offences Against the
Chan-Fook 1994 Person S.18 Psychiatric Injury Psychiatric injury…

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When D received extra money by mistake from her employer it was held she was under an obligation to
Attorney General's Reference (No.1 of 1983) 1985 Theft Belonging to another
make restoration and her failure to do so meant she was permanently depriving the other of their property

When given…

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Case Year Main Branch Key Point Number
Battery - Unlawful European Court of Human Rights ruled that the law allowing force to be used on children offends Art.3 of
A v UK 1998 Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person 61
Force the Convention of Human Rights

Duress of circumstances allows…

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Chan-Fook 1994 Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person S.18 Psychiatric Injury Psychiatric injury can amount to a GBH but not 'mere emotions such as fear, distress or panic' 66

Chan-Fook 1994 Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person S.47 Psychiatric Injury Psychiatric injury is ABH but not 'mere emotions such as fear, distress…

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The actus reus of battery can be a continuing act so that the complete offence is commited when D forms
Fagan 1968 Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person Battery - Inflicting the mens rea 60

Unlawful Act
Franklin 1883 Involuntary Manslaughter Manslaughter - Actus A civil wrong is not enough to…

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There may be more than one person whose act contributes to the death. The defendant can be guilty even
Kimsey 1996 Actus Reus Legal Cause though his confuct was not the only cause of death 9

Kingston 1994 Intoxication Involuntary Involuntary intoxication cannot be a defence if D had formed…

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Criminal Law Cases A2

Took me ages to do this so I hope it's helpful. Just a large collection of cases for Criminal Law A2. It has the main and sub topic and the key point. I do the OCR spec but I believe it will be helpful for other specifications.
Probably misses some, but here is a good starting point for you! [:

Excel Spreadsheet 51.21 Kb

Pages in this set

Page 1

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Case Year Main Branch Key Point
Larsonne 1935 Actus Reus Absolute Liability An absolute liability offence can be through a state of affairs
Winzar 1983 Actus Reus Absolute Liability An absolute liability offence does not require mens rea or a vouluntary actus reus
Khan and Khan 1998 Actus Reus Duty…

Page 2

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The Court agreed that Clarence was no longer good law. Those who, knowing that they are suffering HIV or
some other serious sexual disease, recklessly transmit it through consensual sexual intercourse, and inflict
Dica 2004 Consent Disease grievous bodily harm on a person from whom the risk is concealed and…

Page 3

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Diminished responsibility covers all the activities of the mind. Abnormality of the mind does no have to be
connected with madness. (1) To satisfy the requirements of this defence under the Homicide Act 1957 s 2, D
must demonstrate that he suffered from an 'abnormality of the mind' arising from…

Page 4

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Unlawful Act The unlawful act must be one which was a sober and reasonable man would recognise as putting V at the
Church 1965 Involuntary Manslaughter Manslaughter -
Objective Test riskof some harm

Unlawful Act
Dawson 1985 Involuntary Manslaughter Manslaughter - The act must be one which is likely to…

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Mowatt 1968 Non-Fatal Offences Against the S.18 Mens Rea The word 'maliciously' adds nothing to the statue
Person
Non-Fatal Offences Against the
Burstow 1997 Person S.18 Psychiatric Injury Bodily harm must be interpreted to include recognisable psychiatric illnesses

Non-Fatal Offences Against the
Chan-Fook 1994 Person S.18 Psychiatric Injury Psychiatric injury…

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When D received extra money by mistake from her employer it was held she was under an obligation to
Attorney General's Reference (No.1 of 1983) 1985 Theft Belonging to another
make restoration and her failure to do so meant she was permanently depriving the other of their property

When given…

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Case Year Main Branch Key Point Number
Battery - Unlawful European Court of Human Rights ruled that the law allowing force to be used on children offends Art.3 of
A v UK 1998 Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person 61
Force the Convention of Human Rights

Duress of circumstances allows…

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Chan-Fook 1994 Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person S.18 Psychiatric Injury Psychiatric injury can amount to a GBH but not 'mere emotions such as fear, distress or panic' 66

Chan-Fook 1994 Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person S.47 Psychiatric Injury Psychiatric injury is ABH but not 'mere emotions such as fear, distress…

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The actus reus of battery can be a continuing act so that the complete offence is commited when D forms
Fagan 1968 Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person Battery - Inflicting the mens rea 60

Unlawful Act
Franklin 1883 Involuntary Manslaughter Manslaughter - Actus A civil wrong is not enough to…

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There may be more than one person whose act contributes to the death. The defendant can be guilty even
Kimsey 1996 Actus Reus Legal Cause though his confuct was not the only cause of death 9

Kingston 1994 Intoxication Involuntary Involuntary intoxication cannot be a defence if D had formed…

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earundel

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ahh so helpful! thanks x