R v Robinson

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1915
CourtCourt of Appeal
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32 cases
  • DPP v Stonehouse
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 30 June 1977
    ...there was an attempt. 42With regard to the first submission, Lord Reading C.J. delivering the judgment of the Court of Criminal Appeal in R. v. Robinson [1915] 2 K.B. 342 said that a safe guide as to what constituted an attempt was to be found in the statements of the law laid down by Park......
  • Treacy v DPP; R v Treacy
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 15 November 1970
    ...P.C. 1125. Rex v. Girdwood (1776) 1 Leach 142. Rex v. Munton (1793) 2 Esp. 62. Rex v. Oliphant [1905] 2 K.B. 67, C.C.R. Rex v. Robinson [1915] 2 K.B. 342, C.C.A. Rex v. Stoddart (1909) 25 T.L.R. 612; 2 Cr.App.R. 217, C.C.A. Simpson v. State (1893) 17 S.E.R. 984. State v. Hall and Dockery (1......
  • R v Jarret (Andre)
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal (Jamaica)
    • 4 March 2003
    ...that there was no "actus reus proven to have been done by the appellant directly connected with the offence of robbery." He relied on R v Robinson (1915) 2KB 342 or (1914-15) 11 Cr. App. R 124 and Comer v. Bloomfield (1971) 55 Cr. App. R. 305. 10 Mr. Fraser. Deputy Director of Public Prose......
  • R v Rowell
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 3 June 1977
    ...that the appellant's acts, as proved in evidence, were not "sufficiently proximate" to constitute an attempt, within the principle of R. v. Robinson (1915) 2 King's Bench 342 and other cases. 9 The contention that the indictment does not disclose a criminal offence has two independent aspec......
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3 books & journal articles
  • The Pitfalls in the Law of Attempt: A New Perspective
    • United Kingdom
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The No. 69-2, April 2005
    • 1 April 2005
    ...34 at 685;B. Fisse, Howard’s Criminal Law, 5th edn (Law Book Co: 1990) 393–4. 57 [1978] AC 55.58 Ibid. at 64.59 Ibid. at 84.60 Ibid.61 [1915] 2 KB 342.62 Ibid. at 349.63 Ibid. at 348.64 [1978] AC 55 at 85.65 Ibid. at 85–6.66 Ibid. at 86.67 Ibid.68 For an example of more recent English autho......
  • An Objectivist’s Account of Criminal Attempts
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review No. 61-3, May 1998
    • 1 May 1998
    ...and instinctivelyconceived of attempt as a tightly focused form of criminality, both in terms of49 Eagleton, n 11 above; Robinson, [1915] 2 KB 342; Gullefer, n 20 above.50 Criminal Attempts, 390.51 Gullefer, n 20 above.52 Only by embarking on the commission of the crime ‘has she related her......
  • The Police and the Law
    • United Kingdom
    • Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles No. 11-3, July 1938
    • 1 July 1938
    ...interrupted.Toconstitute an attempt the act done must be immediatelyconnected with the commission of the offence."Thecase ofR.v. Robinson(1915,2K.B.342)illustratesthe above principle.Inthis case Robinson insured his jewel-lery against burglary and shortly afterwards pretended thatthere had ......

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