AQA A2 Law Unit 3 - Murder

This is a quiz on the actus reus and mens rea of murder, hope this helps and good luck x

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  • Created on: 07-01-14 17:18

1. What is the Mens Rea of Murder?

  • Malice aforethought, Express or Implied
  • Direct or Oblique intention
  • Express or Oblique intention
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2. What are the three parts to the Actus Reus of Murder?

  • Unlawful Killing, Reasonable Being, Queens Peace
  • Malicious wounding, Another Person, Queens Peace
  • Unlawful Killing, Human or Foetus, Kings Peace
  • Malicious Intent, Cause GBH or Wounding, Queens Peace

3. Are doctors able to switch off the life support machine, without being held liable?

  • Yes
  • No

4. The case of Mohan 1976 shows what type of intent?

  • Direct
  • Oblique
  • Express
  • Implied

5. What is the Queens Peace?

  • This allows the killing of the enemy without being liable
  • This stops people from being killed by the enemy
  • This is where the queen has the right to kill

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