AQA A2 LAW03 - Murder, Special Defences + Involuntary Manslaughter

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1. For the anger trigger (loss of control), the objective test says that the things said/done under s.55(4) CJA 2009 must be of...?

  • An unnecessary character
  • An extreme character
  • An extremely grave character
  • A grave character
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2. The ruling in the case Dietschmann tells us what?

  • Diminished responsibility cannot be relied upon if intoxication is involved
  • None of these answers
  • For diminished responsibility with intoxication, the intoxication must be separated and the special defence applied
  • For loss of control with intoxication, the intoxication must be separated and the special defence applied

3. In which case was the D found not guilty of unlawful act manslaughter, as there was no unlawful act?

  • R vs. Khan and Khan
  • R vs. Church
  • R vs. Lamb
  • R vs. Franklin

4. What is the highest level of mens rea for murder?

  • Express malice aforethought
  • Implied malice aforethought
  • Malice aforethought
  • Malice

5. What is the actus reus for unlawful act manslaughter?

  • A dangerous, unlawful act which causes death
  • An unlawful act which causes death
  • A dangerous act which causes death
  • Death caused by an unlawful act

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