Law Unit 2

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What is the actus reus of assault?
Causing fear of immediate unlawful force
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What is the mens rea of battery?
Intention or recklessness to apply unlawful force
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What section and act does assault occasioning abh come under?
S.47 Offence Against the Person Act 1861
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What is the maximum sentence for GBH S.20?
5 years imprisonment
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What is the mens rea of GBH s.18?
Specific intention to cause grievous bodily harm and resist or prevent arrest
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In criminal law, who is the burden of proof on, and what is the standard of proof?
Prosecution, 'beyond reasonable doubt'
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For a summary offence, where is the trial heard?
Magistrates court
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For a triable either way offence, what stage happens after D is arrested and charged?
Bail
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For an indictable offence, where is the plea heard?
Crown Court
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Society expressing disapproval is the aim of what from of sentencing?
Denunciation
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What is an example of a mitigating factor?
Mental illness
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In Negligence, where did the three part test come from?
Caparo v Dickman
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What does the term 'res ipsa loquitor' mean?
Things speak for themselves
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Where can a negligence case be heard?
County Court and High Court
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What is Arbitration?
A form of ADR where the parties let a neutral 3rd party make a binding decision
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When a pre-action protocol letter is submitted, how long does D have to investigate the claim?
3 months
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Which court would be used for property damage up to £25,000
County Court
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What track is used for disputes of £5,000-£25,000?
Fast track
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What is the mens rea of battery?

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What is the maximum sentence for GBH S.20?

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What is the mens rea of GBH s.18?

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