A-level Law Unit 2 case studies (AQA)

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Actus reus
The actus reus must be voluntary 
This is not true with State of Affair cases 
Ommiting to act when under a contractual duty will form the actus reus 
Ommiting to act when under a duty because of a relationship will form the actus reus 
Actus Reus
Ommiting to act when under a duty which has been taken on voluntarily will form the actus reus 
Ommiting to act when under a duty because of an official position will form the actus reus 
Ommiting to act when under a duty which arises because the defendant has set in motion a chain of events will form the actus reus 
Causation
The defendant's actions must be the factual cause of the consequence 
'Thin skull rule' 
The act of a third party DID break the chain of causation 
The victim's own act DID break the chain of causation 
Mens rea
Direct intent 
Oblique intent 
Recklessness 
There WAS transferred malice 
Strict liability
The offence was truly criminal and therefore not one of strict liability 
Set about the rules for inferring whether an offence is one of strict liability 
Assault & Battery
Assault can be through a closed window 
Battery can be through a booby trap 
Battery can be through a continuing act 
s47 OAPA 1861
Loss of consciousness 
The mens rea may only be for assault 
Cutting hair may be a s47 offence 
s20 OAPA 1861
A wound must cause a break in the entire skin 
It is only necessary to realise the risk of some harm 
Severe bruising in a child may be GBH 
Transmission of diseases may be GBH 
Duty of care
The 'neighbour' test 
This was expanded in 
The consequences WERE reasonably foreseeable 
There WAS sufficient proximity  
It WAS fair, just & reasonable to impose a duty 
Breach of duty
The 'reasonable man test' 
Standard of care for experts 
Standard of care for learners 
The risk was too slight 
The risk was unknown 
Breach of Duty
It was not practical to take precautions 
The seriousness of harm was greater 
It was of social importance 
Res ipsa loquitur 
Damage
The negligent act was not the factual cause of the damage 
The damage was too remote 
The 'thin skull rule' 
The type of harm was foreseeable but occured in an unforeseeable way 

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