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Fault essay structure:
Definition: Fault is how blameworthy someone is for a consequence.

Criminal law General rule is that the D has to have the required mens rea to be
guilty of an offence. Examples Inc. intention, subjective recklessness or grossly
negligent.
Direct Intention is where the D intended to…

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In sentencing , the level of fault
can be taken into consideration by any aggravating
factors e.g. reoffending being taken into consideration and m aking the sentence worse or
any mitigating factors e.g. first offence being taken into account and making the sentence
more lenient . This is an example…

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matter how at fault someone was and whether or not it was a coldblooded murder or
a mercy killing



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