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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
OCR Criminal Law for A2.
London : Hodder Education, ©2012
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Notes:||5.5.5 Conditional intent.|
|Description:||1 online resource (250 pages)|
|Contents:||Cover; Book title; Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; Table of Acts of Parliament; Table of Cases; Chapter 1 Introduction to criminal law; 1.1 Defining a crime; 1.1.1 The role of the State; 1.1.2 Conduct criminalised by the judges; 1.2 Elements of a crime; 1.2.1 Actus reus; 1.2.2 Mens rea; 1.2.3 Examples; 1.2.4 Strict liability offences; 1.3 Defences; 1.4 Standard and burden of proof; 1.4.1 Standard of proof; 1.4.2 Presumption of innocence; 1.4.3 Raising a defence; Chapter 2 Actus reus; 2.1 What is actus reus?; 2.1.1 Voluntary nature of actus reus; 2.1.2 'State of affairs' cases. 2.1.3 Consequence of actus reus2.2 Omissions as actus reus; 2.2.1 Exceptions to the rule; 2.2.2 Involuntary manslaughter and omissions; 2.2.3 The duty of doctors; 2.2.4 Comment on the law of omissions; 2.3 Causation; 2.3.1 Factual cause; 2.3.2 Legal cause; 2.3.3 Intervening acts; 2.3.4 Medical treatment; 2.3.5 Victim's own act; 2.3.6 Comment on the law on causation; Examination question; Chapter 3 Mens rea; 3.1 Intention (specific intent); 3.1.1 Direct and oblique intent; 3.1.2 Foresight of consequences; 3.1.3 Comment on foresight of consequences as intention. 3.1.4 Reform of the law on intention3.2 Recklessness; 3.2.1 The case of Cunningham; 3.2.2 Past problems in the law; 3.2.3 Recklessness in manslaughter; 3.2.4 Comment on recklessness; 3.3 Negligence; 3.4 Knowledge; 3.5 Transferred malice; 3.5.1 General malice; 3.6 Coincidence of actus reus and mens rea; 3.6.1 Continuing act; Examination question; Chapter 4 Strict liability; 4.1 The concept of strict liability; 4.1.1 Requirement of actus reus; 4.2 Absolute liability; 4.3 Strict liability; 4.3.1 No fault; 4.3.2 No 'due diligence' defence; 4.3.3 No defence of mistake. 4.3.4 Summary of strict liability4.4 Strict liability at common law; 4.5 Strict liability in statute law; 4.6 Interpretation by the courts; 4.6.1 Presumption of mens rea; 4.6.2 Principle in Sweet v Parsley; 4.6.3 The Gammon tests; 4.6.4 Looking at the wording of an Act; 4.6.5 Quasi-criminal offences; 4.6.6 Penalty of imprisonment; 4.6.7 Issues of social concern; 4.6.8 Promoting enforcement of the law; 4.7 Justification for strict liability; 4.7.1 Policy issues; 4.7.2 Social utility; 4.7.3 Other justifications; 4.7.4 Arguments against strict liability. 4.8 Proposals for reform of strict liabilityExamination questions; Chapter 5 Attempts; 5.1 Definition of 'attempt'; 5.2 Actus reus of attempt; 5.2.1 'More than merely preparatory'; 5.2.2 Cases showing mere preparation; 5.2.3 Cases in which there was an attempt; 5.3 Mens rea of attempt; 5.3.1 Is recklessness enough for the mens rea?; 5.4 Attempting the impossible; 5.5 Is the law on attempts satisfactory?; 5.5.1 What is 'more than merely preparatory'?; 5.5.2 Protection of the public; 5.5.3 Should attempt be committed by an omission?; 5.5.4 The mens rea required for attempt.|
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