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Criminal Law Revision Game - Hangman on Causation

 

Causation in criminal liability hangman

 
Clues:
 
(note all answers relate to just the defendant's name. There is no R v)
 
1. The 'but for' test applies to establish factual causation following this case.
2. According to this case, the result must be caused by a culpable act to give rise to criminal liability.
3. The defendant's action need not be the only cause but must be more than minimal.
4. The defendant used his pregnant girlfriend as a shield after shooting at policemen.
5. The claimant jumped out of a moving car to avoid the sexual advances of the driver.
6. The victim died through negligent treatment at the hospital not the stab wound
7. A soldier was stabbed in a fight with another soldier. He was dropped twice when he was carried to get medical help and the doctor failed to diagnose his lung had been punctured. He died from the stab wound.
8. The defendant shot the victim. The victim died of complications arising from a tracheotomy administered to aid his breathing.
 
 
 
 
 
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Criminal Law Revision Game - Hangman on Causation