Murder model eassay

Murder intro
the priciple area that this question is concerned with is Homicide. murder is a common law offence. the origianl definition for murder was given by lord Coke and can be summed as follow's the unlawfull killing of a reasonable creature in being under
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Actus reus
The four elements of the actus reus are the Killing,of a reasonable creature in being, under the queen's peace and the final element is that it must be Unlawfull.applying this to debbies situation it is clear that a reasonable creature in being ha
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Causeation
Causeation must be proved whitch is subject to two tests the factual and leagal tests to be precise. the factual test requires that but for the actions of the defendent , the victim would still be alive. this was outlined in the case of R v White whe
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mens rea
In order for the criminal justice system to be satisfied debbie is guillty of murder , it must be proved that she had the mens rea for murder. Murder is a specific intent crime so it must be shown that he had the required intent to kill goerge, or to
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Involentry manslaugter
i will now look at unlawfull and dangerous act manslaghter whitch is allso known as constructive manslaghter. unlawfull act manslaughter states that a person can still be liable for murder if there unlawfull actions caused the death of the victim
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break in causeation
however it may be reasonably unforseeable that boat would come and knock and kill goerge and so it could break the chain of causeation . it may be possible that james who is the captin owes a duty of care to george and he had breached this duty to ca
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The four elements of the actus reus are the Killing,of a reasonable creature in being, under the queen's peace and the final element is that it must be Unlawfull.applying this to debbies situation it is clear that a reasonable creature in being ha

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Causeation must be proved whitch is subject to two tests the factual and leagal tests to be precise. the factual test requires that but for the actions of the defendent , the victim would still be alive. this was outlined in the case of R v White whe

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In order for the criminal justice system to be satisfied debbie is guillty of murder , it must be proved that she had the mens rea for murder. Murder is a specific intent crime so it must be shown that he had the required intent to kill goerge, or to

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i will now look at unlawfull and dangerous act manslaghter whitch is allso known as constructive manslaghter. unlawfull act manslaughter states that a person can still be liable for murder if there unlawfull actions caused the death of the victim

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