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CRIMINAL LAW TUTOR

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A Criminal Law tutor is a subject-matter specialist in a wide range of courses and disciplines taught in university law programmes. As a university topic, law remains a very prestige subject that is much sought after. It's worth its weight in gold on its own. For many law graduates, their degree is valuable currency in the employment market. This is why many students would seek the assistance of a law tutor.

A Criminal Law Tutor is always eager to educate and impart their knowledge and profession in a number of situations, both face to face and online. Our legal tutors teach a variety of programmes, including the LLB, the Post Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL & PDGL) and the Masters degree in Law (LLM). A law tutor, like the majority of businesses and practises in the legal profession, would adopt a hybrid working model that allows his pupils to work remotely on days when they are not required to attend lectures, allowing them to maintain a healthy study-life balance.

WHAT IS CRIMINAL LAW?

 

Criminal law protects society’s interpretation of right and wrong and deems these acts/ crimes as unlawful which are created to protect the society as a whole, individual interests and certain property rights. Any crime is regarded as a ‘public wrong’ and the Crown is charged with the responsibility of protecting the moral foundation of the society.

 

STUDYING CRIMINAL LAW

 

Criminal law is one of the seven core disciplines that the Law Society and Bar Council consider necessary for a qualifying law degree. Criminal law is also the bedrock upon which law and order are built. As a law student, passing this topic is critical because you will need this knowledge to defend persons facing the loss of their liberty as a professional criminal lawyer. Additionally, Criminal Law serves as a foundation for other disciplines and is required in order to study subjects such as Public and Administrative, Constitutional, Jurisprudence, legal theory, Human Rights, EU, and International law. Other more specialised areas include Corporate Homicide, Criminal Litigation, and Sentencing and Punishment Law. The issue that many law students have when studying Criminal Law is a lack of knowledge. There is so much reading to be done and so little time. If you exclude any content or a case, you get no knowledge.

OBLIQUE INTENTION

General Principle: The jury is not entitled to find the necessary intention unless death or serious bodily harm was an obvious conclusion to the defendant’s act.


R v Woollin [1998] 4 All ER 103, HL


Facts: A man lost his temper with his three-month-old son and threw the child onto a hard surface, causing head injuries from which the child died. The Defendant was charged with murder and the judge directed the jury, largely in accordance with the Nedrick guidelines, that they might infer the necessary intention if they were satisfied that the Defendant realised there was "a substantial risk" of serious injury.

 

Ratio: The House of Lords said this would enlarge the scope of murder and blur the distinction between that and manslaughter. The jury, said Lord Steyn, should be directed that they are not entitled to find the necessary intention unless they feel sure that death or serious bodily harm was a virtual certainty - barring some unforeseen intervention - as a result of the defendant's actions, and that the defendant realised such was the case, but should be reminded that the decision is one for them on a consideration of all the evidence.

 

Application: The House of Lords accepted the appeal of the Defendant. The Courts, by leaving the direction on oblique intention in the negative and thus giving juries some leeway to avoid convicting, have allowed juries to make moral judgments in appropriate circumstances.

 

CRIMINAL LAW TUTOR

 

Our Criminal Law tutors are experienced lecturers who have been called to the bar. We have collaborated and created a book for our students that serves as a complete source of fundamental information and aims to provide law students with a thorough comprehension of this subject. Why not hire a Criminal Law tutor who authored a book on the fundamental concepts of contemporary Criminal Law?

Criminal Law Book

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