cases for criminal liability

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all the cases to know for AS Law criminal liability topic

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In actus reas, what case did the judge provide examples of where someone is not acting voluntarily Hill v Baxter 1958 When a driver has a heart attack and loses control and where a driver is stung by a swarm of bees and loses control.
what is the case that illustrates how another involuntary action can be if A pushes B into C, and C is hurt than A is liable R v Mitchell
example of how a contractual duty can be an exception to the rule on omission R v Pitwood (1902)
Example of how a duty because of a relationship can be an exception to the rule on omissions R v Gibbins and Proctor (1918)
Example of how a duty undertaken voluntarily can be an exception to the rule on omissions R v Stone and Dobinson (1977)
Example of how a duty undertaken through a official position can be an exception to the rule of omissions R v Dytham (1979)
Example of how a duty which arises through a chain of events can be an exception to the rule on omissions R v Miller (1983)
two new cases to support a duty through relationship as an exception to the rule on omission Reeves(2012) and Hutton(2013)
example of discontinuing the treatment of a patient is an omission Airdale NHS trust v Bland(1993)
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