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Palmer v R

6/19/2018
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Easily our favourite case so far, as the Privy Council are asked to hear an appeal from a murder case originally tried in Jamaica. If the appeal fails, the defendants face execution... This easy to understand series is not just for those studying the Law or working in the profession, but is for anyone with even a passing interest in legal matters. As well as detailed case studies, in shorter “Brief Notes” episodes, Chris will tell us what being a barrister is really like, as well as...

Duration:00:36:09

ML 0016 - Mens Rea Recap

6/12/2018
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What better way to prepare for a closing set at a comedy club than with an impromptu examination on mens rea? I was happily sat in my pyjamas watching Paul Hollywood city bakes, and the Kehoe rocked up with an exam on mens rea. This easy to understand series is not just for those studying the Law or working in the profession, but is for anyone with even a passing interest in legal matters. As well as detailed case studies, in shorter “Brief Notes” episodes, Chris will tell us what...

Duration:01:08:53

ML015 R V Adomako

6/5/2018
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We inspect the final piece of the men's rea jigsaw, gross negligence. This medical malpractice judgement sees Lord Mackay LC set out the test for gross negligence which is still the leading case in the area today. This easy to understand series is not just for those studying the Law or working in the profession but is for anyone with even a passing interest in legal matters. As well as detailed case studies, in shorter “Brief Notes” episodes, Chris will tell us what being a barrister...

Duration:00:35:50

ML0014 R v G and R

6/1/2018
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Chris relaxes with a "Monday beer" whilst telling us of an arson on an EPIC scale. This is the leading case on recklessness and conveniently outlines the history of the subject. This episode is a must for any budding criminal law students. This easy to understand series is not just for those studying the Law or working in the profession, but is for anyone with even a passing interest in legal matters. As well as detailed case studies, in shorter “Brief Notes” episodes, Chris will tell...

Duration:00:41:52

Elliot v C

5/22/2018
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In the previous case Diplock LJ set the "Reasonable man" objective test for recklessness in a criminal case. This case, a year after the Caldwell ruling, goes to the Court of Appeal to see whether the Caldwell test should apply in the case of a minor of lower than average intelligence. A comedic look at some of the most famous criminal cases in English Law with legal expert and barrister Chris Kehoe, and comedian Alex Boardman. In every episode Chris will guide us through a famous area...

Duration:00:44:13

R v Caldwell

5/15/2018
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Mondeo Law favourite Lord Diplock leads the House of lords to give a judgement which lays down the standard for reckless endangerment whilst voluntarily intoxicated. Its a case anyone who has ever been sacked from a job can identify with, as Caldwell returns drunk to his former workplace to exact some revenge on the people who used to employ him. A comedic look at some of the most famous criminal cases in English Law with legal expert and barrister Chris Kehoe, and comedian Alex...

Duration:00:24:21

R v Cunningham

5/8/2018
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We look at the case of Cunningham and how the courts interpret recklessness when there is no intent. The big news however is that Chris has come straight from court so is wearing a suit and looks almost like a normal person. A comedic look at some of the most famous criminal cases in English Law with legal expert and barrister Chris Kehoe, and comedian Alex Boardman. In every episode Chris will guide us through a famous area in English Criminal Law. He will explain the facts of the case,...

Duration:00:27:59

ML010 - R v Woollin

5/1/2018
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The facts of this case are extremely harrowing, however this is the leading case when the courts consider intention with regard to the common law offence of murder. The House of Lords had to decide if a father who had thrown is baby against a hard surface was guilty of murder. The case covers the legal standard for murder discussed in Nedrick, and the definition for murder is crystallised. A comedic look at some of the most famous criminal cases in English Law with legal expert and...

Duration:00:37:11

BN010 - Basic and Specific Intent

4/27/2018
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Chris is still in London so we have a phone chat about the different forms of intent. Basic and specific intent is a common law distinction that frequently crops up in law exams and also is extremely relevant to the everyday work a barrister would do. A comedic look at some of the most famous criminal cases in English Law with legal expert and barrister Chris Kehoe, and comedian Alex Boardman. In every episode Chris will guide us through a famous area in English Criminal Law. He will...

Duration:00:10:12

ML009 - DPP v Majewski

4/24/2018
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The Mondeo is on the move yet again, as we discuss a case of voluntary intoxication. Majewski is an extremely violent case in which a man faces six counts of assault against the landlord of a pub, people inside the pub and police officers. Majewski contends he was so intoxicated on recreational drugs and alcohol that he did not have the requisite mens rea to commit the offence. A comedic look at some of the most famous criminal cases in English Law with legal expert and barrister Chris...

Duration:00:34:21

BN009 - Dining In

4/20/2018
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We ask Chris (who has spent the day in the RCJ) just what exactly is the ancient tradition of dining in? A comedic look at some of the most famous criminal cases in English Law with legal expert and barrister Chris Kehoe, and comedian Alex Boardman. In every episode Chris will guide us through a famous area in English Criminal Law. He will explain the facts of the case, set out the legal principles the case raises and offer insight into the reasons behind the verdicts of the judges who...

Duration:00:17:40

ML008 - R v Maloney

4/17/2018
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Murder or manslaughter? More drunken hi-jinks in this episode, but it seems the previous case of Hyam did not give the definitive definition of what the courts should look for when decided on the common law offence of murder. This case sees the judiciary seeking to clarify and simplify the test for intention when it comes to murder. Mondeo Law is… A comedic look at some of the most famous criminal cases in English Law with legal expert and barrister Chris Kehoe, and comedian Alex...

Duration:00:30:07

Brief Notes 008 - But For Test

4/13/2018
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Chris explains how to apply the "But for" test when looking at causation. He also tells us about a reverse engineered version of the test he applies in his every day legal duties, the "So what?" test. Mondeo Law is… A comedic look at some of the most famous criminal cases in English Law with legal expert and barrister Chris Kehoe, and comedian Alex Boardman. In every episode Chris will guide us through a famous area in English Criminal Law. He will explain the facts of the case, set out...

Duration:00:05:38

ML007 - Hyam v DPP

4/10/2018
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Two people dead but the defendant pleads there was no intent to murder. How will the Judiciary interpret the old rules of malice aforethought, intention, reckless behaviour, motive and foreseeability in this landmark criminal murder trial? This easy to understand series is not just for those studying the Law or working in the profession, but is for anyone with even a passing interest in legal matters. As well as detailed case studies, in shorter “Brief Notes” episodes, Chris will...

Duration:01:05:43

Brief Notes 007 - Money

4/6/2018
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Chris answers the question we all want to know, are barristers loaded? We also learn about the background work an advocate must do to prepare for a case. A comedic look at some of the most famous criminal cases in English Law with legal expert and barrister Chris Kehoe, and comedian Alex Boardman. In every episode Chris will guide us through a famous area in English Criminal Law. He will explain the facts of the case, set out the legal principles the case raises and offer insight into the...

Duration:00:07:10

ML006 - Actus Reus recap

4/3/2018
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Barrister Chris has a surprise for me before we move onto the topic of the next episode. He has downloaded a recent exam question which centres around the topic of Actus Reus and he gives me a test to see just how much of what he’s been saying I’ve picked up. Our next topic will be the mental element to a crime, Mens Rea. Mondeo Law is… A comedic look at some of the most famous criminal cases in English Law with legal expert and barrister Chris Kehoe, and comedian Alex Boardman. In...

Duration:00:21:40

BN006 - How do you defend the guilty?

3/30/2018
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The question Chris gets asked the most is “How do you defend someone who is guilty?” How does a barrister defend an alleged murderer, rapist or paedophile? Mondeo Law is… A comedic look at some of the most famous criminal cases in English Law with legal expert and barrister Chris Kehoe, and comedian Alex Boardman. In every episode Chris will guide us through a famous area in English Criminal Law. He will explain the facts of the case, set out the legal principles the case raises and...

Duration:00:03:22

DANKULA SPECIAL

3/29/2018
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It seems every "Comedian" in the country, from Ricky Gervais to some bloke who read a joke in a Xmas cracker has an opinion on free speech this week. Sadly, most people feel able to proffer an opinion about the laws of free speech, without referencing them in any meaningful way or understanding the concepts of free speech versus causing offence which European Laws are trying to balance. In this special episode Alex Boardman (comedian, lawyer) and Chris Kehoe (comedian, Barrister who...

Duration:00:58:35

ML005: R V Smith

3/27/2018
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Barrister Chris guides us through a very violent case in which a man eventually dies and others are seriously injured. What is the rule of causation regarding Actus Reus? By the way, the defendant (yet again) had been drinking. Further; Malcherek & Steel (1981) (CA) R. v Cheshire (1991) Mondeo Law is… A comedic look at some of the most famous criminal cases in English Law with legal expert and barrister Chris Kehoe, and comedian Alex Boardman. In every episode Chris will guide us...

Duration:00:45:47

Brief Notes 005: Proof

3/23/2018
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We discuss both the burden and standard of proof in criminal cases, Chris also highlights when the burden of proof may be reversed and the burden may shift. Mondeo Law is… A comedic look at some of the most famous criminal cases in English Law with legal expert and barrister Chris Kehoe, and comedian Alex Boardman. In every episode Chris will guide us through a famous area in English Criminal Law. He will explain the facts of the case, set out the legal principles the case raises and...

Duration:00:05:28