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

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

7. 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

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

  • No
  • Yes

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

  • True
  • False

10. 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

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

  • False
  • True

12. Which case approved the ruling in R vs. Woollin about the "virtual certainty" test?

  • R vs. Cunningham
  • R vs. Matthews and Alleyne
  • R vs. Vickers
  • R vs. Mohan

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

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

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

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

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

  • False
  • True

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

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

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

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

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

  • 56
  • 54
  • 53
  • 45

19. 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

20. s.54(4) CJA 2009 tells us that a D cannot rely on loss of control if there is...?

  • A considered desire for revenge
  • A planned course of action
  • The presence of intoxication
  • A separate criminal act