Criminal Law

The Criminal Law Module

  • Only what you actually need to know for the SQE 1 exam for Criminal Law.
  • 83 bite-sized videos so you can learn faster.
  • The entire Criminal Law SRA syllabus into 37 easy diagrams.
  • Test your knowledge as you go with sample Criminal Law questions.
  • 83 colourful study notes to refresh your knowledge quickly.
Course Content

Core principles of criminal liability

  • smart_displayActus reus and mens rea
  • smart_displayParties to an offence - Principal offender, Accomplices and Joint enterprise
  • smart_displayInchoate offences - attempt to commit an offence
  • smart_displayAssault
  • smart_displayBattery
  • smart_displayCausing actual bodily harm (s. 47 Offences Against the Person Act 1861)
  • smart_displayWounding (s. 20 Offences Against the Person Act 1861)
  • smart_displayCausing grievous bodily harm (s. 18 Offences Against the Person Act 1861)
  • smart_displayTheft (section 1 of the Theft Act 1968)
  • smart_displayRobbery (section 8 of the Theft Act 1968)
  • smart_displayBurglary (section 9 of the Theft Act 1968)
  • smart_displayAggravated burglary (section 10 of the Theft Act 1968)
  • smart_displayFraud - By false representation
  • smart_displayFraud - By abuse of position
  • smart_displayFraud - By failing to disclose
  • smart_displayCriminal damage (simple, aggravated and arson)
  • smart_displayHomicide & murder
  • smart_displayManslaughter
  • smart_displayGeneral Defences - Intoxication
  • smart_displaySelf-defence/defence of another
  • smart_displayPartial defences: loss of control and diminished responsibility

Advising clients, including vulnerable clients, about the procedure and processes at the police station

  • smart_displayRight to legal advice
  • smart_displayRight to have someone informed of your arrest
  • smart_displayReviews and detention time limits under PACE 1984, Code C
  • smart_displayWhen an identification procedure must be held
  • smart_displayDifferent types of identification procedure
  • smart_displayProcedure for carrying out an identification procedure PACE 1984, Code D
  • smart_displayRight to silence
  • smart_displayAdverse inferences
  • smart_displayRole and appropriate conduct by a defence solicitor
  • smart_displayRole of appropriate adult

Bail applications

  • smart_displayThe right to bail and exceptions
  • smart_displayConditional bail
  • smart_displayProcedure for applying for bail
  • smart_displayFurther applications for bail
  • smart_displayAppeals against decisions on bail
  • smart_displayAbsconding and breaches of bail
Visual learning

The course provides unique diagrams you won’t find anywhere else, distilling what you need to know for the exam into videos and manageable, bite-sized colourful study notes. This means you’ll understand the material faster and retain the knowledge longer so you remember it when you’re in the exam.

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