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Decks in this class (43)

elements of a crime
What is meant by actus reus,
What is an involuntary action,
Can you be found guilty of a crim...
47  cards
non fatals
Where are assault and battery def...,
What is the actus reus of assault,
Which case say that gestures and ...
46  cards
parliamentary law making
What is supremacy,
Because parliament are supreme th...,
How are parliament and government...
34  cards
law reform
What is meant by law reform,
Why do we need to reform the law ...,
What things groups people can inf...
24  cards
statutory interpretation
How might a statute be unclear,
What did lord esher say the liter...,
What do judges use to find the li...
65  cards
delegated legislation
What allows a secondary body to c...,
How many acts does parliament pas...,
Who makes orders in council
39  cards
criminal courts: process and appeals
What are the two criminal courts,
What are the categories of offence,
Explain summary offences
42  cards
Which act outlines who is eligibl...,
Who is eligible for jury service ...,
Give 3 examples of what kind of m...
37  cards
What are the 4 types of sentencing,
What act says when custodial sent...,
When does s152 criminal justice a...
38  cards
What is meant by the term lay people,
What qualifies a person to become...,
Name the 6 qualities sought in a ...
11  cards
judicial precedent
What is judicial precedent,
What is the meaning of stare decisis,
What are precedents
66  cards
What 3 things do you have to prov...,
What case involved an elderly wom...,
What was decided in robinson v ccowy
39  cards
involuntary manslaughter
What case sets out the 4 elements...,
What are the 4 elements of gnm,
What are the 5 types of duty to a...
41  cards
access to justice
What is meant by legal services,
Why are some people unable to get...,
What is meant by legal funding
38  cards
offer and acceptance
Who is the offeror and who is the...,
What must there be for a contract,
What is an offer
31  cards
Which cases say that consideratio...,
Why doesn t the court care if the...,
Which case said that giving up so...
20  cards
What is the basic rule of privity...,
What are some problems with the g...,
What are the common law exception...
14  cards
intention for legal relations
How do we know what the parties i...,
How do we know what the parties i...,
What is the presumption for socia...
25  cards
private nuisance
What are the 3 elements to privat...,
Which case involved a physical in...,
Which case involved a physical in...
31  cards
rylands v fletcher
What is the rule from rylands v f...,
What are the elements of rylands ...,
Which case said that the defendan...
22  cards
What is the full definition of mu...,
What is the simplified definition...,
What is the actus reus of murder
22  cards
voluntary manslaughter
What type of defence is loss of c...,
Where can loss of control be found,
What does s54 1 a of the coroners...
47  cards
occupiers liability
What is the definition of occupie...,
Which statute applies to lawful v...,
Which statute applies to unlawful...
46  cards
What are terms,
What is a pre contractual statement,
What factors will the court consi...
21  cards
What is the definition of classif...,
What is a condition of a contract,
What is the effect of breaching a...
17  cards
exclusion clauses
What are exclusion clauses,
What are limitation clauses,
What are the 3 areas of control t...
27  cards
implied terms
What are express terms,
What are implied terms,
What are the 3 main ways implied ...
37  cards
civil courts, adr and tribunals
What types of cases are heard in ...,
Who hears cases in the county court,
What types of cases are heard in ...
63  cards
What does s1 1 of the theft act 1...,
What are the 3 elements to the ac...,
What are the 2 elements to the me...
40  cards
vicarious liability
What is the definition of vicario...,
Who is the tortfeasor,
Who is the defendant
19  cards
What is the definition of robbery,
What is the actus reus of robbery,
What is the mens rea of robbery
15  cards
Where is burglary defined,
What is s9 1 a burglary,
What is s9 1 b burglary
22  cards
attempted crimes
Which act covers criminal attempts,
What does s1 1 of the criminal at...,
What is the ar of attempts
14  cards
How does the defence of consent work,
What 2 factors are needed to prov...,
Can consent be used as a defence ...
17  cards
When does intoxication work as a ...,
What factors need to be considere...,
What is voluntary intoxication
17  cards
insanity and automatism
What type of defence is insanity,
What is the result of successfull...,
What are the consequences of the ...
19  cards
performance and breach
What are the 3 main ways a contra...,
What does performance mean,
What is the common law rule about...
21  cards
frustrated contracts
What is frustration,
What are force majeure clauses,
When does frustration apply
22  cards
What are the 3 main types of reme...,
What is meant by repudiation,
What are the 2 types of damages
4  cards
What is duress,
Which crimes does duress apply to...,
What are the 2 types of duress
16  cards
self defence
Where does self defence come from,
What counts as self defence,
Which crimes can use self defence
14  cards
What is a vitiating factor,
What is a voidable contract,
What is misrepresentation
23  cards
economic duress
What are the 2 elements of econom...,
What is legitimate commercial pre...,
In which case was there just ordi...
11  cards

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