General Part | Cases

Actus Reus

Voluntariness

R v Larsonneur (1933) 24 Cr App Rep 74

Attorney-General’s Reference (no. 2 of 1992) [1994] QB 91, [1993] 3 W.L.R. 982

Omissions

R v Pittwood [1902] TLR 37

R v Gibbins and Proctor (1918) 13 Cr App Rep 134

Airedale NHS Trust v Bland [1993] AC 789

R v Miller [1983] 2 AC 161, [1983] Crim LR 466

R v Stone and Dobinson [1977] QB 354

Causation

R v Roberts [1972] 56 Cr. App. R. 95, [1972] Crim LR 27

R v Smith [1959] 2 QB 35, (1959) 43 Cr. App. R. 121

R v Malcherek [1981] 2 All ER 422, [1981] Crim. L.R. 401

R v Cheshire [1991] 3 All ER 670, [1991] Crim. L.R. 709

R v Pagett (1983) 76 Cr App R 279, [1983] Crim. L.R. 393

R v Kennedy [2007] UKHL 38, (2008) Crim LR 222

R v Hughes [2013] UKSC 56, [2014] Crim LR 234

Mens Rea

Intention

R v Steane [1947] KB 997, (1948) 32 Cr. App. R. 61

Gillick v West Norfolk and Wisbech AHA [1986] AC 112, [1986] Crim. L.R. 113

R v Moloney [1985] AC 905, [1985] 1 All ER 1025

Hyam v DPP [1975] AC 55 

R v Woollin [1999] 1 A.C. 82

R v Matthews and Alleyne [2003] EWCA Crim 192

Transferred Malice

R v Latimer [1886] 17 Q.B.D 359

R v Mitchell [1983] QB 741

R v Gnango [2011] UKSC 59

Recklessness

R v Caldwell [1982] AC 341

Elliot v C (A Minor) [1983] 2 All ER 1005

R v Parker [1977] 1 WLR 600

R v G and R [2003] UKHL 50

Coincidence of Actus Reus and Mens Rea

Fagan v MPG [1969] 1 QB 439, [1968] 3 W.L.R. 1120 

R v Thabo Meli [1954] 1 WLR 228, [1954] 1 All E.R. 373

R v Church [1966] 1 QB 59, [1965] 2 W.L.R. 1220

R v Le Brun [1992] QB 61, [1991] 3 W.L.R. 653

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