Murder (LAW03)

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What is the AR of murder?
an act which brings about the death
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What is the MR for murder?
the intention to kill or the intention to cause GBH (Vickers)
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What is the definition for murder? and who made the definition for murder
the unlawful killing of a reasonable creature with malice aforethought express of implied (Lord Justice Coke 1797)
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What is the intention to kill? and what cases illustrates this?
to bring about a specific aim, objective or consequence (Mohan)
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Which case illustrates indirect intention? and what is indirect intention?
do they feel that that death or serious injury was a virtual certainty of the D's actions and did the D foresee that death or serious injury was a virtual certain to his actions (Nedrick)
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What is the case that illustrates 'to find intention' and how do you find intention?
be sure that death or serious injury was a virtual certainty of the Ds actions and D appreciates that death or serious injury was a virtual certainty of his actions (Woolin)
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Which case is used to infer intention? and what did the House of Lords say in this case?
House of Lords confirmed that when death or serious harm is foreseeable it is not the same as intention but can be used to infer intention (Matthews and Alleyne)
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What does the case of Vickers establish?
the if the D didnt intend to kill but intended to cause serious injury and the V dies then the D can be charged with murder
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the intention to kill or the intention to cause GBH (Vickers)

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What is the definition for murder? and who made the definition for murder

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Which case illustrates indirect intention? and what is indirect intention?

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