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Lecture 5

LAWS 2302 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: True Crime, Welfare, Multiple Choice


Department
Law
Course Code
LAWS 2302
Professor
Mike Smith
Lecture
5

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October 13, 2017
Chapter 6 continued
Criminal liability;
Thornton case; charged with common naissance
HIV, wanted to donate blood and was able to get through screening
Donated blood fully knowing he has HIV
Got 15 months, but fights it saying that the sentence was wrong and that he
did’t oit a offee
Judge found that Thornton had a duty not to give blood
Nothing in the code about giving blood
Failed a duty of care
R.V Brown
Charged with negligence causing death by failing to render assistance, by
failig to rig to hospital…
Facts;
Got caught in a police search
Girl swallowed bag of drugs
Guys said that they looked fine, but she was convulsing not long after they
got home, lied about her name when she was brought to the hospital and
lied aout the reaso of eig there saig she did’t take a drugs
Court of appeal; decided that brown was guilty because brown had an
obligation
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Called a taxi instead of 911
If 911 was called then the girl had a higher chance of surviving
Saying that taking someone to the hospital is not sufficient enough,
definitely not the way he took her there
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