Andrews v DPP

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Judgment Date1937
Date1937
CourtHouse of Lords
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138 cases
  • Adnan bin Khamis v PP
    • Malaysia
    • Federal Court (Malaysia)
    • Invalid date
  • R v Lipman
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 29 Julio 1969
    ...that some mental element must be established, and for this I turn to the case of Andrews v. Director of Public Prosecutions (26 Criminal Appeal Reports 34). In that case Lord Atkin deals in some detail with the mental element involved in manslaughter by neglect. He says (on page 46): "To su......
  • Gopal Rajaram v PP
    • Malaysia
    • High Court (Malaysia)
    • 1 Enero 1940
  • R v Northavon District Council, ex parte Smith (pet. all.)
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 14 Julio 1994
    ...driving must be very high. In his Lordship's opinion, the law as stated in R v BatemanUNK ((1925) 19 CrAppR 8) and Andrews v DPPELR ((1937) AC 576) was satisfactory as providing a proper basis for describing the crime of involuntary manslaughter. Since the decision in Andrews was a House of......
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14 books & journal articles
  • Preliminary Sections
    • Nigeria
    • DSC Publications Online Nigerian Supreme Court Cases. 1985. Part I Preliminary Sections
    • 22 Noviembre 2022
    ...C.L.R. 353. 489 Andrew Obareki v. The State FCA/8/2/82. .......................................................... 366 Andrews v. D.P.P. (1937) A.C. 576. ..................................................................... 616 Anisminic Ltd v. Foreign Compensation Commission (1969) 1 All 6......
  • Court of Appeal
    • United Kingdom
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The No. 71-2, April 2007
    • 1 Abril 2007
    ...Appeal held that not only shouldthe unlawful act be criminal in nature (as opposed to a mere negligentlycommitted act, see Andrews v DPP [1937] AC 576), but it must also bedangerous. The court in the present case considered the test employed inR vChurch [1966] 1 QB 59, that the unlawful act......
  • Rethinking the Mental Element in Involuntary Manslaughter
    • United Kingdom
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The No. 85-4, August 2021
    • 1 Agosto 2021
    ...sense of being reckless and careless whether death occurred or not’.132. R v Stone [1977] QB 354 at 363.133. [1995] 1 AC 171 at 187.134. [1937] AC 576 at 581–82, where Lord Atkin quotes the judgment of Lord Hewart CJ in R v Bateman (n 113).Baker Indifference requires a mental state.135A per......
  • A Betrayal of Trust? Back to the Drawing Board for Medical Manslaughter
    • United Kingdom
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The No. 85-5, October 2021
    • 1 Octubre 2021
    ...R v Williamson (1807) 3 Car & P 635, per Lord Ellenborough CJ.17. R v Long (1831) 4 C & P 423 at 441, per Bayley B.18. Andrews v DPP [1937] AC 576 at 582.19. PJT O’Hearn, ‘Criminal Negligence: An Analysis in Depth-Part I’ (1964) 7 CLQ 27, 29.20. Bateman (n 12) 16.21. Ibid 11–12.22. Ibid 11.......
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