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Fagan
Parked on curb, in doing so drove onto policemans foot without realising. Fagan refused to move car, until some time later. Assault, AR+MR present at same time, Coincidence/Duty which arises because D set in a motion a chain of events
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Thabo Meli
D's attacked man, believed they killed him. Pushed him off a cliff. The man survived the attack, but died of exposure when unconcious almost 40 hours later. D's guilty of murder.
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Latimer
Blow with belt sent at aman in a pub after being attacked. Belt bounced off and struck a woman in the face. D was guilty of assault against the woman. Transferred Malice
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Pembliton
Fight broke out, D threw stone intending to hit the attackers. Stone missed and broke a window. Intention was could not be transferred to the window
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Callow v Tillstone
Butcher got vet to examine carcass. Vet assured him it was safe for human consumption. Butcher offered it for sale. However it was unfit, butcher was convicted even though he took reasonable care to not commit the offence. Strict Liability- No fault
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R v Hibbert (1869)
Defendant met girl (14) on the street, took her to another place and had intercourse. D was aquitted of the offence as it was not proved that he knew the girl was in the custody of her father. Mens rea was required, there was none. Strict Liability
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Jordan
Victim been treated in hosital after attack. Antibiotic given, then removed due to allergy. New doctor gives antibiotic. Victim died, doctors held to be an intervening act that caused death. D not guilty of murder. Breaking Chain of Causation
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Pagett
Pregnant gf used as human sheild. D shot at police, police returned fire, killing the girl. D was convicted of manslaughter. Factual Causation
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Malcherek/Steel
D stabbed wife, put on life support, claimed brain dead and life support turned of. D was covicted with Murder. No break in causation
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Hancock & Shankland (1986)
Miners on strike tried to prevent another from going to work but dropping a concrete brick for a bridge. Struck the windscreen of the vehicle and killed driver. Convicted Murder, Appeal to CoA and HoL upheld. Oblique/Indirect Intention
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Cunningham
D tore gas meter from wall in empty house to get money in it. Caused gas to seep in next door, woman affected by it. Charged Offence of Maliciously administrating a naxious gas. Claimed he didn't know this would happen. 'Should have seen the risk'
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Mohan (1976)
D stopped from police signal. D slowed down but then accelerated towards PC, D missed and drove off. Attempt to cause bodily harm by wanton driving. D found not guilty. Specific Intent
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Hill v Baxter
D was stung by a swarm of bees while driving, lost conrtol of car and crashed. Voluntary/Not voluntary
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Larsonneur
French woman ordered to leave UK. Goes to Ireland by boat, on landing she was sent back. Not acting voluntarily. She was arrested and charged in the UK. State Of Affairs
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Pittwood (1902)
Railway crossing keeper omitted to shut gates. Person crossing was struck and killed by the train. Keeper was found guilty of manslaughter. Contractual Duty/Omisson
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Gibbins & Proctor (1918)
Father of child lived with partner. He and partner neglected child and deliberately starved the child to death. Duty of Relationship (father), Voluntary Duty (partner)
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Clarkson
D watched someone being attack and did not do anything about it. Was not guilty of omisson. No Good Samaritan Rule
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Blaue
Jehovah's Witness stabbed. Refused blood transfusion that would save her life. Woman died, Defendan was convicted of murder. Thin Skull (Take you victim as you find them)
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Shaw v DPP
Published ladies directory (advertised prostitution). D was charged with consiracy to corrupt pubic morals. HoL accepted the offence as there didnt appear to be an offence which convered the situation. Judge Made Crime
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Ponting
Civil Servant leaked infomation about the sinking of a ship (The General Belgrano) to an MP. At trial he pleaded not guilty, public interest. Jury refused to convict him. Prompted Gov. to ammend S2 of the OSA 1911. (Change in social views)
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D's attacked man, believed they killed him. Pushed him off a cliff. The man survived the attack, but died of exposure when unconcious almost 40 hours later. D's guilty of murder.

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Thabo Meli

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Blow with belt sent at aman in a pub after being attacked. Belt bounced off and struck a woman in the face. D was guilty of assault against the woman. Transferred Malice

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Fight broke out, D threw stone intending to hit the attackers. Stone missed and broke a window. Intention was could not be transferred to the window

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Butcher got vet to examine carcass. Vet assured him it was safe for human consumption. Butcher offered it for sale. However it was unfit, butcher was convicted even though he took reasonable care to not commit the offence. Strict Liability- No fault

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