Skip to main content
×
Home
    • Aa
    • Aa

Intents in the Alternative

Abstract

The problem that Mr. Duff discusses in the preceding article is this. A man attempts to commit the act of sex with a woman, nolens volens. He is aware that she may not be consenting, and is indifferent about it. In fact she does not consent. Public policy and common sense strongly suggest that he should be convicted of attempted rape, but the problem is to square this with the statutory rule that rape requires intention.

Copyright
Recommend this journal

Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this journal to your organisation's collection.

The Cambridge Law Journal
  • ISSN: 0008-1973
  • EISSN: 1469-2139
  • URL: /core/journals/cambridge-law-journal
Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Who would you like to send this to? *
×

Metrics

Full text views

Total number of HTML views: 0
Total number of PDF views: 25 *
Loading metrics...

Abstract views

Total abstract views: 74 *
Loading metrics...

* Views captured on Cambridge Core between September 2016 - 21st August 2017. This data will be updated every 24 hours.