Attempts

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Gullefer (1987)
G placed bet at dog race then tried to stop race to get money back when clear dog would lose. G not embarked on crime proper.
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Campbell (1990)
C seen loitering outside post office. When stopped by police C had sunglasses, imitation gun and threatening note. C still preparing.
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Geddes (1996)
G found hiding in school toilets with bag containing knife, rope and tape. G not actually tired to commit offence.
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Boyle and Boyle (1987)
B and B found standing by door with broken lock and hinge. B and B carried out sufficient series of acts to be attempt.
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Jones (1990)
J got into car wearing crash helmet and pointed shotgun at man. Getting into car and pointing gun was enough for attempt.
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AG's Reference (No 1 of 1992) (1993)
Man dragged girl into shed and attempted **** but could not get erection. Man not performed last act but had done enough.
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Tosti and White (1997)
T and W caught examining barn padlock with cutting equipment hidden in hedge. By examining men trying to commit full offence.
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Whybrow (1951)
W wired up soap dish in bath intending to electrocute wife. Court of Appeal held that there needed to be an intention to kill for attempted murder.
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Easom (1971)
E picked up, looked in and replaced handbag in cinema without taking anything. E not convicted as no intention to steal particular items.
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Husseyn (1977)
H loitered near van containing sub-aqua equipment but ran off when saw police. H not convicted as no intention to steal particular items.
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Millard and Vernon (1987)
M and V kept pushing at fence in football stand. No conviction as M and V only reckless.
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AG Ref (No 3 of 1992) (1994)
Man threw petrol bomb at car containing four men but missed. Needed intention to damage property but recklessness as to whether life endangered was sufficient.
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Anderton v Ryan (1985)
R brought video recorder thinking it was stolen but it was not. Video player not stolen so R's act 'innocent'.
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Shivpuri (1986)
S intended to receive suitcase which was believed to contain drugs but actually contained harmless vegetable matter. S intended to deal in drugs and impossibility no barrier to conviction, overruling Anderton v Ryan.
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Jones (2007)
J tried to solicit young girls for sex and met amy who he thought was aged 12 but she was an undercover policewoman. J argued amy was not real so offence impossible but was convicted.
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Card 2

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C seen loitering outside post office. When stopped by police C had sunglasses, imitation gun and threatening note. C still preparing.

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Campbell (1990)

Card 3

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G found hiding in school toilets with bag containing knife, rope and tape. G not actually tired to commit offence.

Back

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Card 4

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B and B found standing by door with broken lock and hinge. B and B carried out sufficient series of acts to be attempt.

Back

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Card 5

Front

J got into car wearing crash helmet and pointed shotgun at man. Getting into car and pointing gun was enough for attempt.

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