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MURDER

Where D is aged 21+ and is convicted of murder they must be sentenced to life
Imprisonment from Murder (Abolition of the Death Penalty) Act 1965
The definition of murder is:
`The unlawful killing of another human being under the queen's peace with malice
aforethought'

ACTUS REUS:
The four…

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This covers:
Express malice ­ Intention to kill
Implied malice ­ Intention to cause GBH
See Mens Rea: Intention (direct intention, oblique intention etc.)

Comment:
It is for the jury to decide what constitutes GBH
In DPP v Smith (1961) it was said to be (really) serious harm however not…

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