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2. Which case outlines voluntary intoxication and basic intent?

  • DPP v Majewski 1976
  • DPP v Smith
  • R v Lancaster
  • R v Dytham

3. Why can't the defence of intoxication be used if the defendant was voluntarily intoxicated?

  • As they have both the AR and MR of the crime
  • As they have the relevant Mens Rea for the offence whilst intoxicated
  • As they take on responsibility at the time of consumption

4. What was the conviction in the case of Lipman 1970 and why?

  • Murder, as the defendant had already had the MR before becoming intoxicated
  • Manslaughter, as the defendant was reckless and this is not covered in Intoxicatio
  • Manslaughter with the defence of intoxication, as the defendant took the LSD involuntarily

5. What case outlines Voluntary/ Specific intent?

  • DPP v James
  • R v Dica
  • Sheeman & Moore (1975)
  • Lamb v Landcaster


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