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6. In regards to gross negligence manslaughter, Lord ___ said the jury must consider "the extent to which the D's conduct departed from the proper standard of care expected"?

  • Bateman
  • Mackay
  • Adomako
  • Coke

7. When considering whether to apply the law on causation, it must be considered whether there is a ___ between the ___ and the ___.

  • Connection between the actions and the defendant
  • Similarity between the consequence and the defendant's actions
  • Link between the actions and the consequence
  • Evidence between the defendant and the consequence

8. True or false: in regards to unlawful act manslaughter, only the mens rea for the unlawful act is required?

  • True
  • False

9. Which statement is true in regards to unlawful act manslaughter?

  • Supplying drugs will not cause death; administering drugs will
  • Death will only be caused if the drugs were supplied by someone else
  • Neither supplying drugs nor administering drugs will cause a death
  • Supplying and administering drugs will both cause a death

10. For the special defence of diminished responsibility, the defendant must prove that they were suffering from an abnormality of...?

  • Mental functioning
  • Brain functioning
  • The mind
  • Mental processing

11. True or false: murder is limited to the intention to kill?

  • False
  • True

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

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

13. What is the maximum custodial sentence for voluntary manslaughter?

  • 50 years
  • Discretionary life sentence
  • Mandatory life sentence
  • 25 years

14. The ruling in the case Dietschmann tells us what?

  • Diminished responsibility cannot be relied upon if intoxication is involved
  • 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
  • None of these answers

15. Was the D in R vs. Ahluwalia successful in relying upon their special defence?

  • No
  • Yes

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

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

17. True or false: murder is a common law offence?

  • True
  • False

18. Loss of control is set out under which section of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009?

  • 53
  • 54
  • 45
  • 56

19. The special defence of diminished responsibility originally came from s.2 of the Homicide Act 1957. Which legislation is the defence currently set out under?

  • s.52 Offences Against the Person Act 1861
  • s.52 Criminal Justice Act 2003
  • s.52 Coroners and Justice Act 2009
  • s.52 Criminal Justice Act 2009

20. True or false: a killing will still be unlawful if it is in self defence?

  • False
  • True