John Child

Birmingham Law School

Senior Lecturer in Law

Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Drink, Drugs and Law Reform: A Review of Law Commission Report No. 314

Criminal Law Review, 2009, 7, 488-501
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Jan 2014
John Child
Birmingham Law School
Downloads 390 (90,388)

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intoxication, inchoate, complicity

2.

Prior Fault: Blocking Defences or Constructing Crimes

General Defences: Domestic and Comparative Perspectives (Alan Reed and Michael Bohlander eds, Ashgate), 2014
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2015
John Child
Birmingham Law School
Downloads 258 (141,685)

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prior fault, defences, intoxication, automatism, insanity

3.

Mens Rea and the General Inchoate Offences: Another New Culpability Framework

Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 63(2): 247–68
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Jan 2014
John Child and Adrian Hunt
Birmingham Law School and University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School
Downloads 240 (152,101)

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inchoate, element analysis

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When Does the Insanity Defence Apply? Some Recent Cases

Criminal Law Review, 2014
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2015
John Child and G. R. Sullivan
Birmingham Law School and Durham University - Law School
Downloads 154 (226,838)

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insanity

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Automatism is Never a Defence

Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 167
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2015
John Child and Alan Reed
Birmingham Law School and Independent
Downloads 104 (304,789)

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automatism, prior fault, intoxication, defences

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Exploring the Mens Rea Requirements of the Serious Crime Act 2007 Assisting and Encouraging Offences

Journal of Criminal Law, (2012) 76 JCL 220–231
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Jan 2014
John Child
Birmingham Law School
Downloads 72 (381,361)
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inchoate, assisting, encouraging

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The Differences between Attempted Complicity and Inchoate Assisting and Encouraging — A Reply to Professor Bohlander

Criminal Law Review, Issue 12, 2010
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 08 Jan 2014
John Child
Birmingham Law School
Downloads 69 (393,407)

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complicity; attempt; assisting and encouraging

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Pace and Rogers and the Mens Rea of Criminal Attempt: Khan on the Scrapheap?

Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 29 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2015
John Child and Adrian Hunt
Birmingham Law School and University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School
Downloads 59 (422,810)

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Defence of a Basic Voluntary Act Requirement in Criminal Law from Philosophies of Action

New Criminal Law Review 24(1)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Feb 2019
John Child
Birmingham Law School
Downloads 54 (440,625)

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Voluntary Act Requirement; Conduct; Agency; Automatism

10.

Risk, Pre-Emption and the Limits of the Criminal Law

Whose Criminal Justice? Regulatory State or Empowered Communities, March 21, 2011
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 11 Jan 2014
John Child and Adrian Hunt
Birmingham Law School and University of Birmingham - Birmingham Law School
Downloads 38 (507,251)

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inchoate; preparatory offences

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Prior Fault and Contrived Criminal Defences: Coming to the Law with Clean Hands

Jersey and Guernsey Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2019
University of Sussex Law School, Birmingham Law School and Independent
Downloads 25 (577,648)

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The Structure, Coherence and Limits of Inchoate Liability: The New Ulterior Element

Legal Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2014
John Child
Birmingham Law School
Downloads 9 (688,826)

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ulterior mens rea, ulterior intention, inchoate

13.

Understanding Ulterior Mens Rea: Future Conduct Intention is Conditional Intention

Cambridge Law Journal (2017)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2021
John Child
Birmingham Law School
Downloads 4 (726,658)
Citation 1

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conditional intention, intention, criminal law

14.

Defending the Delusional, the Irrational, and the Dangerous

Criminal Law Review, 2020
Posted: 08 Mar 2021
John Child
Birmingham Law School

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Drunk, Dangerous and Delusional: How Legal Concept-Creep Risks Overcriminalization

Addiction, 27 Feb 2020
Posted: 08 Mar 2021
John Child
Birmingham Law School

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Debating Intoxication: Response to Commentaries

Addiction, 2020
Posted: 08 Mar 2021
John Child
Birmingham Law School

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Attacks on the Mind and the Legal Limits of the Seduction Industry

Consent: Domestic and Comparative Perspectives, Forthcoming
Posted: 12 Sep 2016
John Child and Gavin Byrne
Birmingham Law School and University of Birmingham

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criminal law, seduction, psychology

18.

Teaching the Elements of Crimes

The Teaching of Criminal Law, Routledge, 2017 Forthcoming
Posted: 12 Sep 2016
John Child
Birmingham Law School

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Criminal Law, Pedagoge

19.

Smith and Hogan's Essentials of Criminal Law

Oxford University Press, 2011
Posted: 28 Mar 2015
John Child and David Ormerod
Birmingham Law School and University College London - Faculty of Laws

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crime, criminal, law, criminal law