Joint Enterprise Liability Overruled in Landmark English Decision by the Supreme Court

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In R v Jogee the unanimous conclusion of the court is that Chan Wing-Siu and Powell and English did take a wrong turning and these appeals should therefore be allowed. The correct rule is that foresight is simply evidence (albeit sometimes strong evidence) of intent to assist or encourage, which is the proper mental element for establishing secondary liability.

 

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JUDGMENT R v Jogee (Appellant)

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