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Herring: Criminal Law Concentrate 5e

Diagnostic test - where do I need to concentrate?

Instructions

Answer the following questions and then press 'Submit' to get your score.

Question 1

Chapter 1. Who bears the burden of proof in criminal proceedings?

Question 2

Chapter 1. Which sentence below most accurately describes the effect of s. 8 of the Criminal Justice Act 1967?

Question 3

Chapter 2. Which of the following is a result crime?

Question 4

Chapter 2. Which of the following is NOT a reason for the principle that no liability usually arises for failing to act?

Question 5

Chapter 3. Which of the following is true? The mens rea of a crime is:

Question 6

Chapter 3. Which of the following is the most accurate description of subjective recklessness? The defendant took an unjustifiable risk and:

Question 7

Chapter 4. Which of the following is not a consideration when deciding if an offence is one of strict liability?

Question 8

Chapter 4. Which of the following statements is true of the House of Lords' decision in B v DPP (2000)?

Question 9

Chapter 5. Which of the following is FALSE in respect of a technical assault?

Question 10

Chapter 5. Burstow appealed against his conviction under s. 20 on what point(s) of law?

Question 11

Chapter 6. Which of the following is a conclusive presumption in respect of consent?

Question 12

Chapter 6. In terms of D's belief in V's consent, which of the following is true?

Question 13

Chapter 7. To which crimes is loss of control an effective defence

Question 14

Chapter 7. Which of the following amount to a qualifying trigger?

Question 15

Chapter 8. Which of the following is the BEST description of involuntary manslaughter?

Question 16

Chapter 8. If the reforms in Murder, Manslaughter and Infanticide (2002) Law Com 304 were enacted without change, which of the following is FALSE?

Question 17

Chapter 9. The common law offence of incitement has been abolished. What new law replaces it?

Question 18

Chapter 9. What is the current mens rea for statutory conspiracy?

Question 19

Chapter 10. Aiding and abetting require what sort of conduct?

Question 20

Chapter 10. Which of the following is FALSE?

Question 21

Chapter 11. Which of the following is an accurate list of the actus reus of theft contrary to s. 1 Theft Act 1968?

Question 22

Chapter 11. Which of the following is the most accurate definition of the Ghosh (1982) test?

Question 23

Chapter 12. In Firth (1990), D was convicted of obtaining the evasion of a liability deception when he failed to disclose to the hospital in which he worked that some of the patients he had treated were private rather than NHS patients. Which offence(s) might he be convicted of under the Fraud Act 2006?

Question 24

Chapter 12. How is dishonesty assessed for the purposes of fraud contrary to s. 1 of the Fraud Act 2006?

Question 25

Chapter 13. What was the key legal issue in respect of burglary in Collins (1973?)

Question 26

Chapter 13. Which of the following is FALSE in respect of the offence of making off without payment contrary to s. 3 Theft Act 1978?

Question 27

Chapter 14. The defendant has a defect of reason for the purposes of the defence of insanity if …

Question 28

Chapter 14. Disease of mind for the purpose of the defence of insanity is…

Question 29

Chapter 15. Which two sources of law govern the defences of self-defence?

Question 30

Chapter 15. When discussing whether necessity exists separately to the defence of duress of circumstances, which of the following should be viewed as IRRELEVANT to the debate?