Tag: UK Law

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Law Has Addressed the Problems Facing Victims of Rape
3rd Nov 2020
Introduction: Prior to the Sexual Offences Act 2003 (SOA 03). The proscribed act of rape was defined as the non-consensual sexual intercourse and the guilty state of mind was the intention to commit it or recklessness as to consent....

Actus Reus of a Crime
3rd Nov 2020
Introduction: The aim of this essay is to explain how an actus reus of a crime can still be formed without an actual criminal activity taking place, and how an actus reus can be formed. It will also explain what an actus reus is and how it is formed....

Sexual Offences Act
3rd Nov 2020
Introduction: The main offences arising out of this particular case are relating to the Sexual Offences Act 2003 and the Offences Against the Person Act 1861.....

Cases on Actus Reus | Actus Reus Cases
3rd Nov 2020
Introduction: Cases on Actus Reus. A car driver was prosecuted for failing to give precedence to a pedestrian on a zebra crossing, but was acquitted....

Offence of Murder
3rd Nov 2020
Introduction: In this scenario, the offence of murder will be focused upon....

The Mens Rea for Murder
3rd Nov 2020
Introduction: The law of murder is a very complex area which goes back to the XI century when the criminal and civil law was distinguished for the first time. Those convicted of murder are subject to an automatic life sentence....

An Act Committed without Mens Rea
3rd Nov 2020
Introduction: Mens rea, a guilty mind or intent; usually one of the essentials of a crime. Mens rea is only one of two components of a crime, the other being the actus reus....

Stages in the Legislative Process
3rd Nov 2020
Introduction: Legislation, a set of laws that each individual is expected to follow and adhere to in order for society to remain a peaceful and crime free place....

Rights of Third Parties in Contract
2nd Nov 2020
Introduction: Discuss Why It Was Thought Necessary To Introduce The Contract (Rights Of Third Parties) Act 1999, And To What Extent The Act Overcomes The Judicial Criticism Levelled At The Privity Doctrine Prior To Its Enforcement....

Cases on Mens Rea
2nd Nov 2020
Introduction: Mens Rea Case Summaries. The defendant, in order to frighten Mrs Booth, her rival for the affections of Mr X, put burning newspaper through the letterbox of Booth's house and caused the death of two of her children....

Law and Ethics in Nursing
28th Sep 2020
Introduction: Tingle and Cribb (2002) identify that one of the key areas that highlights the development and maturing of nursing practice within recent years is ......

Replies and Requests for Information | LPC Help
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: Legal Practice Course revision notes on replies under CPR Part 15 and requests for further information under Part 18 in civil litigation. Free LPC study guide on Civil Litigation....

Unlawfully and Unfairly Obtained Evidence | LPC Help
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: Unlawfully and Unfairly Obtained Evidence - The defendant has a right to a fair trial and therefore his trial team must consider issues surrounding the admissibility of unlawfully and unfairly obtained evidence....

Advising at the Police Station | LPC Help
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: Advising at the Police Station - The most important aspect to remember about police station attendance is to keep a thorough contemporaneous not of the process including all representations made by you, your client, the police or CPS....

Private Privilege | LPC Help
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: Private Privilege - Privilege prevents evidence from being disclosed. In criminal litigation the two types of privilege that may be claimed are......

First Client Meeting Menu | LPC Help
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: LPC guide to civil litigation - first client meeting and considerations for lawyers. Legal Practice Course Notes....