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Huxley-Binns: Criminal Law Concentrate 3e

Chapter 07

Instructions

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

Question 1

If a defendant is charged with murder and the jury finds that between his intentional act and the victim's death medical negligence broke the chain of causation, which of the following is TRUE?

Question 2

Which of the following is FALSE?

Question 3

Which of the following is the defence of diminished responsibility under s. 2 Homicide Act 1957 as amended by s. 52 Coroners and Justice Act 2009?

Question 4

Which was the correct definition of abnormality of mind from Byrne (1960)?

Question 5

For the defence of diminished responsibility to succeed (under s. 2 Homicide Act 1957 as amended), D must prove which of the following? There was a substantial impairment in his ability to:

Question 6

Which of the following was the defence of provocation under s. 3 Homicide Act 1957?

Question 7

Which of the following is the new partial defence of loss of self-control under the Coroners and Justice Act 2009?

Question 8

Which of the following statements best represents the law as decided in Clinton (2012)?

Question 9

Which of the following characteristics was NOT admissible under the Camplin (1978) test?

Question 10

Which of the following characteristics ARE admissible by s. 54 (1)(c) of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009?

Question 11

Which of the following statements was made by Lord Hoffmann in Smith (Morgan) (2001)?