Jun 27, 2018
In our second case in the area of defences, we cover the case of Scarlett, an ex-army landlord who ejects a much larger customer from his premises. Obviously, something goes wrong and the defendant is charged with manslaughter.
The Crown Court found him guilty of the charge, but an appeal is allowed on the grounds that...
Jun 20, 2018
Easily our favourite case so far, as the Privy Council are asked to hear an appeal from a murder case originally tried in Jamaica.
If the appeal fails, the defendants face execution...
Jun 13, 2018
What better way to prepare for a closing set at a comedy club than with an impromptu examination on mens rea?
I was happily sat in my pyjamas watching Paul Hollywood city bakes, and the Kehoe rocked up with an exam on mens rea.
Jun 6, 2018
Jun 1, 2018
Chris relaxes with a "Monday beer" whilst telling us of an arson on an EPIC scale. This is the leading case on recklessness and conveniently outlines the history of the subject. This episode is a must for any budding criminal law students.