Homicide

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1. the act of the defendant must have accelerated the victims death. What is this a requirement of?

  • Legal causation
  • Mens rea
  • Factual causation
  • Medical Novus Actus Interveniens
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2. Does recklessness suffice for murder?

  • Yes, as seen in R v Dear
  • No
  • It depends on the circumstances
  • Yes, as seen in the drowning case mentioned earlier.

3. The victim was mentally ill, and ran and fell into a gutter. He was struck by a passing vehicle and killed. It was held this was not reasonably foreseeable. - These are the facts of which case?

  • R v Ball
  • R v Corbett
  • R v Roberts
  • R v JM and SM

4. In the test for oblique intent, what is the second part?

  • The defendant doesn't have to foresee any harm at all.
  • The jury must feel virtually certain that death or GBH would occur.
  • The defendant must be aware that death or GBH was virtually certain to occur.
  • The defendant doesn't have to foresee that the victim would die.

5. Which of the following is an escape case?

  • R v Jones
  • DPP v Newbury Jones
  • R v Corbett
  • R v Ball

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