Law - Assault

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  • Created by: Abi White
  • Created on: 02-04-15 17:11
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  • Assault
    • Definition
      • An act by which D intentionally or recklessly causes V to apprehend immediate, unlawful and personal force
      • Fagan v MPC
      • Common law offence
        • Criminal Justice Act 1988 section 39
    • Actus Reus
      • Conduct by D causing V's apprehensionof violence
      • Act
      • Words
        • R v Constanza
      • Silent calls
        • R v Ireland
      • D's words may negate D's act
        • Tuberville v Savage
    • Mens Rea
      • V must fear immediate force (includes imminent)
        • Smith v CC Woking
      • Intention as to frighten V
      • Reckless as to frighten V
        • D forsees their acts/words create an unjustified risk of V being frightenened


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