LAW UNIT 2
Lower level of Mens Rea.
R v G and Another
Clarified law of
Is the Defendant aware
that there is a risk?
Do they go on to taste
that risk regardless?
X may be liable for murder which is defined
through case law.
ID the offence and its origin
X may have the defence of voluntary manslaugh- ID the possible defence
ter, self-defence, insanity,automatism, intoxication
The actus reus o
Discuss the possible liability of Harry for the murder of Matt.(25 marks)
The definition of murder is set out in common law as being the unlawful killing
of a human being under the Queens peace with malice aforethought express
of implied. Under s54 of the
10 or more Things for:
Breach of Duty
+ (Risk factors)
11 Things Duty of Care
1.Duty isnt owed to all. Duty of care is to be careful + to avoid damage.
2.Donoghue v Stevenson- Lord Atkin sets out neighbour principle.