Murder:Homicide

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Murder

What is the 17th century definition of Murder?

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Murder

"The unlawful killing of a reasonable person in being and under the Queen's peace, with malice aforethought, express or implied the death following within 3 years."

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Causation in Fact

What test is used to show the defendant is guilty of causation in fact & case?

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Causation in Fact

The 'but for' test is used.

Case: R v. Pagett

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Causation in Law

What is the two-part test used to causation in law to prove the defendant is guilty?

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Causation in Law

(i) was the defendants act more than a minimal cause.

(ii) was there a new intervening act/event which broke the chain of causation.

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Causation In Law

Relevent cases that go along for the two-part test, for causation in law?

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Causation in Law

R v. Smith

R v. Blaue

R v. Holland

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Mens Rea

What does the phrase Malice Aforethought Express mean?

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Mens Rea

The intention to kill!

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Mens Rea

What does the phrase Malice Aforethought Implied mean?

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Mens Rea

The intention to cause GBH.

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Mens Rea

In which case was it made clear that an intention to cause GBH was sufficient to the mens rea?

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Mens Rea

R v. Vickers

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Intention

How do you know when the intention of the mens rea is direct?

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Intention

Direct is simple, it's where its obvious from the facts the defendant intended the end result.

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Intention

Name two cases that go along wth indirect intention.

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Intention

R v. Woolin

R v. Matthews & Alleyne

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Comments

rhfghdf

Good questions and clearly laid out. A little brief - perhaps some explanation to the cases of seperate cards would help demonstrate what you mean.

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