1. Actions by medical practitioners: what was held in R v Smith 1959?
- was guilty as the wounds were still a substantial and operating cause at the time of death.
- D's original act makes a more than minimal contribution to the consequence
- It was only in the most extraordinary and unusual medical cases that medical treatment would break the chain
- If her life were cut short by weeks or months it was just as much murder as if it were cut short by years
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2. What is the case for 'Dangerous situation caused by the D & D failed to put it right?
- Miller 1983
- Stone & Dobinson 1977
- Pretty 2001
- Kay v Butterworth
3. Intervening actions by the victim: Which case was this the factual cause for: but for him making sexual advances, she wouldn't have jumped out the car
- R v Roberts 1972
- R v Williams 1992
- R v Pagett 1983
4. Causation: if the 'but for' test is yes, what does it mean?
- D is not a factual cause
- D is a factual cause
5. Self-neglect: what was the case where D cut v on his finger but the v ignored medical advice?
- Holland 1841
- R v Blaue 1975
- Adams 1957