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End of unit assessment 2012

  1. 1. A2 Law Summer 2012Consolidation and End of Unit Assessment
  2. 2. Starter… Can you work out the essentials? SOME of you will be ableALL of you will be able to MOST of you will be able to assign the cases to one match the case and the to identify the legal rule of of the key areas we havedescription in your pairs the relevant case looked at.
  3. 3. Reminder! Homework 13D 13AYour homework is comprised of three Your homework is comprised of two things this week (none of which are things this week (neither of which is too bad!) too bad!)1. Revise for a DRAG test on criminal 1. Revise for a DRAG test on criminal elements on the 19th July 2012 elements on the 20th July 20122. Complete the survey on 2. Complete the survey on queensburylaw.wordpress.com queensburylaw.wordpress.com (password: misshartlaw) by (password: misshartlaw) by Thursday 12th July Thursday 13th July3. Complete the terms in bold in your glossary by the 12th July.
  4. 4. January or June Exam? January June Chance to get 40% of the A level out Not mature enoughof the way Can be demoralising if goes wrong Can have precise knowledge as to Puts a lot of pressure on teachingwhat need to get in June paper for the time through the rest of the coursegrade Can’t ‘guess’ any of the questions Can ‘have a second go’ if it goes Gives more time to practice skills andwrong get a synoptic view Breaks up the revision into two Marks historically bettersections Week after the main exam Allows you to focus on one area, in Will have to be self motivated anddetail and practice skills revise over the Christmas Holidays Majority of A2 thought was a good Lesson upset in other subjects, andideas interfere with revision for resits.
  5. 5. Intro:Can you identify the doctrines?All of you should be able Raul and Christiano are standing in a queue at a bus stop when they begin arguing with one another.to tell me what issues Raul pushes Christiano who staggers backwards andaffect D’s liability collides with Margaret, an 83 year old lady. Margaret falls backwards onto the pavement. She is injured and in pain. Margaret is taken to hospital where x-Most of you should be rays reveal that she has broken her hip. Doctorsable to identify the agree that the injury is made worse partly becauserelevant doctrines she suffers from osteoporosis (a disease which makes her bones unusually brittle).Some of you should be Although Margaret is elderly, Doctor Smith decidesable to link to a relevant to operate in order to allow Margaret any chance ofcase, using it to help you being able to walk in future. A few days later, Margaret is recovering slowly from the operationconclude on D’s liability when she develops a secondary infection. Doctor Smith prescribes Margaret penicillin but she is allergic to the drug and dies. Discuss the potential criminal liability of both Raul and Doctor Smith for the death of Margaret.
  6. 6. Student Task: Creating a Chain of Causation On your desk is a problem. You are going to make a physical chain of causation to illustrate your D’s liability! Loop 1: Loops 2 & 3: Loops 4 & 5: Loop 6ish : Loop 7 : AR MR Legal & Breaks in the Are they liableWhat evidence do we What evidence do we Factual chain overall?have that they have have that they had an Causation What might affect their “unlawfully killed a intent to kill or liability? human being” commit GBH. What evidence have we got that they met Cases? Was is direct or this? oblique? Cases? Case?
  7. 7. In the exam you will How well are you doing in A2 Law? also have a problem This is the past question you are going to answer in question to answer. timed circumstances: It is worth as many marks as the essay Wayne belongs to a terrorist organisation. He telephones the police to say that he has placed a bomb in a van onHere your AO2 is not Westminster Bridge and confirms that it is timed to explode in fifteen minutes. The police telephone operator mistakenly criticism but thinks that Wayne has said ‘fifty minutes’ and immediately APPLICATION communicates this information to his superior officer. The bridge is closed and people and vehicles are cleared within This means that once ten minutes leaving only one van with no driver. you have stated the Fifteen minutes after the original telephone call, Martin, alaw, you need to apply bomb disposal expert approaches the van wrongly believing it to the question and that the bomb will not explode for at least thirty minutes, but decide what this is killed instantly when the bomb explodes. means for D’s liability. Wayne claims that he was only trying to cause disruption and that he never wanted to harm anyone. OCD Consider Wayne’s potential liability for the death of Martin
  8. 8. Task one: In your pairs, read through the problem and identify the doctrines you will want to discuss and apply.All of you should be Wayne belongs to a terrorist organisation. Heable to tell me what telephones the police to say that he has placed a bombissues affect D’s in a van on Westminster Bridge and confirms that it is timed to explode in fifteen minutes. The policeliability telephone operator mistakenly thinks that Wayne has said ‘fifty minutes’ and immediately communicates this information to his superior officer. The bridge is closedMost of you should and people and vehicles are cleared within ten minutesbe able to identify leaving only one van with no driver.the relevant Fifteen minutes after the original telephonedoctrines call, Martin, a bomb disposal expert approaches the van wrongly believing that the bomb will not explode for at least thirty minutes, but is killed instantly when theSome of you should bomb explodes.be able to link to a Wayne claims that he was only trying to causerelevant case, using it disruption and that he never wanted to harm anyone.to help you conclude Consider Wayne’s potential liability for the death ofon D’s liability Martin
  9. 9. Wayne belongs to a terrorist organisation. He telephones thepolice to say that he has placed a bomb in a van onWestminster Bridge and confirms that it is timed to explodein fifteen minutes. The police telephone operator mistakenlythinks that Wayne has said ‘fifty minutes’ and immediatelycommunicates this information to his superior officer. Thebridge is closed and people and vehicles are cleared withinten minutes leaving only one van with no driver.Fifteen minutes after the original telephone call, Martin, abomb disposal expert approaches the van wrongly believingthat the bomb will not explode for at least thirty minutes, butis killed instantly when the bomb explodes.Wayne claims that he was only trying to cause disruption andthat he never wanted to harm anyone.Consider Wayne’s potential liability for the death ofMartin
  10. 10. Wayne belongs to a terrorist organisation. He telephones thepolice to say that he has placed a bomb in a van onWestminster Bridge and confirms that it is timed to explodein fifteen minutes. The police telephone operator mistakenlythinks that Wayne has said ‘fifty minutes’ and immediatelycommunicates this information to his superior officer. Thebridge is closed and people and vehicles are cleared withinten minutes leaving only one van with no driver.Fifteen minutes after the original telephone call, Martin, abomb disposal expert approaches the van wrongly believingthat the bomb will not explode for at least thirty minutes, butis killed instantly when the bomb explodes.Wayne claims that he was only trying to cause disruption andthat he never wanted to harm anyone.Consider Wayne’s potential liability for the death ofMartin
  11. 11. Developing your AO1... Task: In your pairs, and as a class you are going to create the plan. The snowball sheets are graded, and you should use your understanding to complete the section you are the most comfortable completing. ...or you can challenge yourself and try for the harder ones! *need some help with the law? Use the cards you sorted at the start to help”
  12. 12. Practising the skills of ApplicationTo make sure you are comfortable with the skills and their practice, you are going to write one section of the essay and then peer assess them to boost your confidence in the skills needed to answer. Motive
  13. 13. How successful is the response? Absolutely fantastic thing they Success Criteria: have done. Clear definition of the term Referenced the relevant case Clear explanation of therelevant facts Better if they did... Clear understanding of thedecision of the case Use of the defendants namein application Confidence with this style of Application of the test to questionWayne’s situation Conclusion on implication forliability.
  14. 14. So, now you know how to be successful...How successful was this student? Wayne hasn’t got intent to A commit murder because he phoned the police to warn them. This is like the case where he tried to kill a policeman but the Bpoliceman jumped out of the way.This means that Wayne wouldn’t be liable for murder. CFirst: Highlight the grade you expect that D this student is working at.Second: Explain why you think it is that level.Third: What more would they have to do E to raise the grade?
  15. 15. Plenary: Got the skills?Select one of the following statements to answer on your post-it. Remember those success critera!A Should Wayne be liable for the murder of Martin?B Is Wayne legally reckless in is actions?C Discuss whether the actions of Martin do not break the chain of causationD Describe whether the actions of the operator break the chain of causationE Explain whether Wayne has completed an actus reus.

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