John Child

Birmingham Law School

Senior Lecturer in Law

Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (16)

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 289 (104,976)

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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 177 (169,642)

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prior fault, defences, intoxication, automatism, insanity

3.

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 119 (234,473)

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insanity

4.

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 88 (287,779)

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automatism, prior fault, intoxication, defences

5.

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 86 (292,023)

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inchoate, element analysis

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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 51 (384,911)

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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 51 (384,911)

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complicity; attempt; assisting and encouraging

8.

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 37 (436,603)

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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 30 (467,397)

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inchoate; preparatory offences

10.

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 19 (527,889)

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Voluntary Act Requirement; Conduct; Agency; Automatism

11.

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 10 (582,403)

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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 8 (595,224)

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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)
Posted: 13 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2017
John Child
Birmingham Law School

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conditional intention, intention, criminal law

14.

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

15.

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

16.

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