DPP v Morgan 
- The defendants were all convicted of rape
- The judge directed that a belief in consent must both be honest and reasonably held
- Did the defendants have the requisite mentes reae for rape?
- Consent requires only the defendant’s honest belief
- This case has been rejected by the Sexual Offences Act 2003
Posted in Criminal Law Revision Notes.
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