A2 - Law - Assault

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Assault
Intentionally or recklessly causing the victim to apprehend immediate and unlawful violence
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Ireland; Burstow (1997)
Silent telephone calls can be an assault; the case of immediacy is made if the victim fears the 'possibility' of an immediate attack, and this fear does not have to be rational
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Constanza (1997)
Words alone can be an assault
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Tuberville v Savage (1669)
Words can prevent an assault if they make clear that the victim will not suffer immediate harm.
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Smith v Chief Superintendent of Woking Police Station (1983)
Fear of what the accused might be likely to do next was sufficiently immediate for the purposes of the offence
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Silent telephone calls can be an assault; the case of immediacy is made if the victim fears the 'possibility' of an immediate attack, and this fear does not have to be rational

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Ireland; Burstow (1997)

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Words alone can be an assault

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Card 4

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Words can prevent an assault if they make clear that the victim will not suffer immediate harm.

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Card 5

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Fear of what the accused might be likely to do next was sufficiently immediate for the purposes of the offence

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