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. Name a case where there is a duty because of a relationship.

  • Pittwood (1902)
  • Gibbins and Proctor (1918)
  • Stone and Dobinson (1977)
  • Miller (1983)
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2. 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)

3. 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

4. When is the chain of causation broken?

  • When the defendant fails to act.
  • When the act is so independent of the defendant's conduct and sufficiently serious enough.
  • When the defendant did not have intention to cause the end result

5. Name a case of oblique intention.

  • Roberts (1971)
  • Matthews and Alleyne (2003)
  • Latimer (1886)

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