Murder

Includes omissions causation and general AS principles such as transferred malice, coincidence of actus reus and mens rea ect. 

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1. What does the case of Woollin tell us?

  • The end result must be a virtual certainty of the defendant's actions, and the defendant must foresee this for their to be oblique intention.
  • The defendant must appreciate that the end result was a possibility.
  • There is oblique intention when the defendant takes an unjustified risk.
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2. The definition of murder is:

  • The unlawful killing of a reasonable creature in being with malice aforethought, express or implied
  • Killing with intention to cause at least GBH
  • The unlawful killing of any creature with malice aforethought.

3. Give an example of a case when the victim reacted in an unreasonable way and broke the chain of causation.

  • Williams (1992)
  • Roberts (1971)
  • Smith (1959)

4. Which case shows factual causation?

  • White (1910)
  • Blaue (1975)
  • Williams (1992)

5. Which case shows the 'thin-skull rule'?

  • Miller (1983)
  • Blaue (1975)
  • Jordan (1956)

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