Law - Actus Reus

1. Acceleration principle: what case was this said in? 'If her life was cut short by weeks or months it was just as much murder as it if were cut short by years'

  • Kay v Butterworth
  • Adams 1957
  • Haywood 1908
  • R v Blaue 1975
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2. In which case did the judge give the following statement in 'A car driver is attacked by a swarm of bees, swerves and injures someone'.

  • R v Adomako 1994
  • Hill v Baxter 1958
  • Kay v Butterworth
  • R v Pagett 1983

3. Your status or position: What didn't the policeman stop in Dytham?

  • A fire
  • A fight
  • A car accident

4. Actions by medical practitioners: In which case did the victim contract respiratory problems?

  • R v Jordan 1956
  • R v Cheshire 1991
  • Kennedy 2007
  • R v Smith 1959

5. You cannot commit the AR of a crime by omitting/failing to do something

  • Consequence crimes
  • Conduct crimes
  • Crimes committing by omission
  • Circumstance crimes


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