A Review of Two Criminal Case Studies Case 1: the case of Bill (with a look at the criminal liability of each person with discussion of mens rea and actus rea ) Charges that might be laid. Bill is guilty of manslaughter and criminal negligence causing death – and assault causing death; after all, Bill did lay hands upon Mike and did throw him to the. The cab-driver is plainly guilty of criminal negligence, too, because he should have known that cleaning a hunting rifle that happens to have shells in it, whilst in a bustling environment, is a prescription for tragedy. Both Bill and the cab driver are guilty of criminal negligence under section 219(1) of the Canadian Criminal Code ( Rouben , 2009). Persons against whom charges may be laid....The end:
..... his own negligence and did nothing to help the child; and Flintwich likewise created a difficult situation by not dealing with the holes (he was not present when Tim drowned, of course). Works Cited Bogoroch , R.M & chandler, T. (2002). How Canadian courts have turned thin skull damages into crumbling skull damages. Canadian Institute. Retrieved November 12, 2011 from http://www.bogoroch.com/articles/thinskull.pdf R. v. Miller  2 AC 176 R v Pittwood (1902) 19 TLR 37 Rouben , A. (2009, October). The attorney general and the cyclist. Retrieved November 10, 2011 from http://allanrouben.com/blog/tag/criminal-negligence-causing-death/ Slapper, G. (2007). The changing contours of the criminal law. Journal of Criminal Law, 71(2): 95-98.