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marigoldafonso's version from 2016-03-16 17:38

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Question Answer
Direct intent, Mohandecision to bring about consequence. D's aim or purpose, irrelevant that d did not desire consequence
Oblique/indirect intentwhere D does not want a result but realises it will almost certainly occur
WoolinA result is intended, though not purpose - consequence is virtually certain, d knows it is virtually certain
Recklessnesstaking an unreasonable risk of which the risk-taker is aware
Gi) aware of a risks that exists or will ii) unreasonable to to take the risk
Cunningham1) acting with an awareness of the risk 2) any degree of risk 3) unjustified
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