Law - Actus Reus

1. Thin skull rule: what happened in R v Blaue 1975?

  • D stabbed v, v dies as she refused medical treatment due to her religion
  • Fell asleep with a cigarette lit and set the mattress on fire, he failed to get help.
  • D was a doctor charged with the murder of a terminally ill patient.
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2. Causation: if the 'but for' test is yes, what does it mean?

  • D is not a factual cause
  • D is a factual cause

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

  • A fight
  • A car accident
  • A fire

4. Voluntary acts: True or False: HL ruled that a voluntary act by v also breaks the chain

  • True
  • False

5. Murder (dead body) and death by dangerous driving is an example of what crime?

  • Consequence
  • Crimes committed by omission
  • Conduct
  • Circumstance


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