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Law & Society
Patricia O' Reilly

Review for First Mid Term Professor O’Reilly Fall 2012 Criminal Law Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4 only are on this examination as well as all material covered in lectures including dvds if shown. THIS IS A CLOSED BOOK EXAMINATION. Chapter 1 Definition of a crime 2 Indictable offence Hybrid offence Distinction between true crimes and regulatory offences 2-4 What are public law and private law concerned with? 4 Importance of Margarine Reference case 5 Substantive criminal law – what is it? 6 Criminal procedure –definition 6 Understand what happened in the Chatterjee case 9 Common law Contempt of court 10 The Oakes test, proportionality and in the Thomson Newspaper case decision 13- 14 Chapter 2 The 3 elements of actus reus 22 Analysis of actus reus in the crime of assault 22 What does the Crown have to establish in an offence under section 335(1)? 26 Buckingham case 27 Toews case 27 Legal duty- The Browne case 32 What legally are the “necessaries of life”- know the definition and what it includes- at what age does a parent(s) responsibilities end? 33-4 Is there a duty to rescue? Does this vary by province? Know this secti
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