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

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1. Name a case for coincidence of actus reus and mens rea.

  • Matthews and Alleyne (2003)
  • Thabo Meli v R
  • Mitchell (1983)
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2. What do you need to prove Legal Causation?

  • The consequence would not have happened 'but for' the defendant's conduct.
  • The defendant did not intentionally cause the end result.
  • The defendant's conduct was more than a 'minimal' cause of the consequence.

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

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

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

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

5. The definition of murder is:

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


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