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2. D pushed their v from a bridge knowing he couldn't swim, he fell 25ft and drowned. The trial judge told the jury that death was a virtual certainty & D appreciated this.

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

3. Mens Rea is the ...

  • Mental Element
  • Physical Element

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. The CA guidelines if the D is denying D I: ' The jury should be directed that they are not entitled to infer the necessary oblique intent unless they feel that -Death or serious harm was a virtual certainty - D appreciated that such was the case

  • True
  • False

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