R v Dawson 
- The defendants attempted to rob a petrol station with fake weapons, which caused the station attendant to have a heart attack due to heart disease
- Were the defendants guilty of unlawful act manslaughter?
- Although it was reasonably foreseeable to the jury that the act of robbery was dangerous to a person buy generic xanax online uk with heart disease, the defendants did not know of the heart disease and could not have caused harm to the attendant
- The dangerousness test should be carried out as if the reasonable person had only the knowledge of the defendant at the time
Posted in Criminal Law Revision Notes.
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