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2. Killed 3 month old son, threw him against a wall & fractured his skull - died. Claimed real intention was to stop the baby's crying, not to kill.

  • Mohan
  • Woollin 1998
  • R v Matthews & Alleyne 2003
  • Nedrick 1986

3. Basic Intent Crimes

  • Crimes can be committed intentionally or recklessly (assault, battery, s.47, s.20)
  • Crimes where the only MR is intention (murder, s.18, theft)

4. The CJA 1967 s.8 - 2 things were made clear in this:

  • Intention in criminal cases should be assessed subjectively (the jury must decide what the actual D I or foresaw). AND. If D can foresee the consequence, this is only evidence that D I the consequence, it does not mean he I the consequence.
  • Recklessness in criminal cases should be assessed subjectively (the jury must decide what the actual D I or foresaw). AND. If D cannot foresee the consequence, this is only evidence that D I the consequence, it does not mean he I the consequence.

5. Direct Intent - the jury accept that the main purpose of the defendant was to bring about the consequence, the defendant intended the consequence of his act:

  • True
  • False

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