Criminal Law Summary

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  • Created on: 27-03-14 09:35
Criminal Liability
The process of deciding whether the defendant is liable and if they can prove the mens rea and actus reus.
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Specific Intenet
Crimes where a specific intent is required.
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Recklessness
Foreseeing a risk but carrying on anyway.
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Foresight
What the defendant should predict could happen.
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Malice Aforethought
Intent to kill or cause GBH
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Strict Liability Crimes
Crimes that you only have to kill the actus reus
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Omission
Failure to do something
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Transferred Malice
When the mens rea from an intended victim is transferred to the actual victim.
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Crimes where a specific intent is required.

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Specific Intenet

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Foreseeing a risk but carrying on anyway.

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Card 4

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What the defendant should predict could happen.

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Card 5

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Intent to kill or cause GBH

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