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.
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.
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.
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.