AQA A2 Law Unit 3 - Involuntary Manslaughter

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1. What is the Actus Reus for Unlawful act?

  • Unlawful Act, Which is Dangerous, Caused death, Unlawful act were defendant has MR
  • Unlawful act, Reasonable person in being, Dangerous, Caused Death
  • Specific Intent to cause GBH, Reasonable person in being, Caused Death
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2. What happened in the case of Litchfield 1998?

  • Duty of care was broken though a chain of causation
  • Defendant had a duty of care towards crew
  • Defendant broke duty of care towards migrants

3. What does the case of Lamb outline

  • Has to be deemed dangerous to children also
  • No apprehended fear, no Unlawful act
  • Apprehended fear, unlawful act

4. Is Mens Rea nessesary for GNM?

  • No
  • Yes
  • Subjective

5. What is the Actus Reus of GNM?

  • Duty of Care, Care had been breached, Caused death
  • Duty of care, Care was broken, Caused damage
  • Level of care broken, Caused GBH


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