Law - Mens Rea

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1. 'It is necessary for the judge to direct the jury that they may only find an I to kill or do serious bodily harm if they are satisfied that: - Death or serious bodily harm was a v.c - D appreciated that death or serious bodily harm was a v.c

  • Lord Denning
  • Lord Steyn
  • Lord Mance
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2. Mens Rea is the ...

  • Mental Element
  • Physical Element

3. Indirect.Oblique Intent - the consequence was not the purpose of the defendants actions

  • True
  • False

4. 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
  • Nedrick 1986
  • Woollin 1998
  • R v Matthews & Alleyne 2003

5. D was driving his car, was ordered to stop by a policeman. He failed to do this so the policeman jumped on the bonnet of his car, D swerves and sped off to avoid the policeman, he was thrown off and killed.

  • Nedrick 1986
  • DPP v Smith 1961
  • R v Matthews & Alleyne 2003
  • Woollin 1998


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