Criminal Law Summary/Scaffold

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  • UniversityUniversity of Sydney
  • AreaLaw
  • CourseCriminal Law
  • Course CodeLAWS1016
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80%Verified Grade
  • Authoralma9454
  • Created2017
  • Pages18
  • Approved9 January 2018

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About these notes

Summary version of criminal law notes, formatted as scaffolds for each topic and having the main principles of each case/legislation. Used in exam for the problem question.



Major topics covered in these notes include:

  • Murder
  • Manslaughter By UDA And CN
  • Assault
  • Sexual Assault
  • Larceny
  • Complicity
  • Extreme Provocation
  • Self-Defence
  • Duress And Necessity
  • Unfitness To Plead, Mental Illness And Substantial Impairment By Abnormality Of Mind (SIAM)
  • Substantial Impairment By Abnormality Of Mind (SIAM)
  • Automatism (Involuntariness) – A ‘Defence’
  • Mental Illness Or Self-Induced Intoxication To Negate Intent

About the author: These notes are written by a University of Sydney Law/Commerce Student majoring in Finance. This student averaged over 80% in Semester 2, 2017 and achieved a perfect 4.0 GPA whilst studying overseas.


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