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. 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)
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2. Name the case of transferred malice.

  • Mitchell (1983)
  • Thabo Meli v R
  • White (1910)

3. 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

4. What must you prove for the mens rea of murder

  • Intention to cause serious harm
  • Intention to kill or intention to cause grievous bodily harm
  • Intention to cause some harm
  • Intention to kill

5. When does the Victim's own act break the chain of causation?

  • When the defendant defends oneself.
  • When the victim acts in an unreasonable way.
  • When the victim acts in a foreseeable way.

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