Vicarious Liability

Vicarious liability very rarely presents a problem in criminal law as it is quite clear when parliament intends for vicarious liability to be present, that’s why this video is so short.

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Robbery

This video is on the criminal offence of robbery. Both the actus reus and mens rea are considered.

Here is the close up of the whiteboard outline in the background.

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Breach of Duty

This post looks at the objective standard of care test as prescribed for establishing breach and then goes on to consider special situations and the doctrine of res ipsa loquitur.

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Sexual Offences

This section covers sexual offences under the Sexual Offences Act 2003.

The first video and whiteboard diagram concerns rape as under s1 Sexual Offences Act 2003.

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The next video looks at other offences as found under the Sexual Offences Act 2003, those affecting children, assault by penetration, sexual assault and creation of sexual activity without consent.

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Involuntary Manslaughter

In the case of involuntary manslaughter the accused lacks malice aforethought, the mens rea for murder.

There are three forms of involuntary manslaughter: constructive manslaughter, gross negligence manslaughter and reckless manslaughter.

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 Constructive Manslaughter

Gross Negligence Manslaughter

Reckless Manslaughter