non-fatal offences CASE STUDIES

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R v Lamb 1967
V didn't believe the gun would go off, he did not apprehend immediate unlawful personal violence. No assault committed.
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Logdon v DPP 1976
D pointed an imitation gun at V. V was scared. D then told her it was not real. There doesn't need to be an actual threat for an assault to be committed.
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Tuberville v Savage 1669
D put hand on sword and stated, 'if it were not assize-time, I woud not take such language from you'. Words can prevent an apprehension.
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Smith v Chief Constable of Woking 1983
Peeping tom claimed V could not have been frigthened of personal violence as he was outside the house. She didn't know what the defendant was going to do next.
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R v Parmenter 1991
D assaulted baby son. D appreciated the risk. It is not sufficient that he should have foreseen a risk of injury.
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DPP v K 1990
A boy put acid in a hand dryer that caused injury to the next user of the dryer. Battery need not be direct.
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R v Roberts 1971
V jumped out of moving car to escape D's sexual advances. Escape from physical danger is not daft and doesn't break the chain of causation.
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Moriarty v Brookes 1834
V suffered a cut to the skin under his eye. If the skin is broken, and there was bleeding, that is a wound.
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C v Eisenhower 1984
Pellets from D's air gun caused bruising and rupturing of internal blood vessels of V's eye. There was no breaking in the skin. There needs to be a break in the skin.
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R v Bollom 2004
Injuries to a baby consisted of various bruises and abrasions. Vulnerable victim of GBH.
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R v Brown and Stratton 1997
V sustained a broken nose, lost three teeth, suffered swelling to face, lacerations to her eye and concussion. Multiple ABHs.
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R v Burstow 1997
D engaged in harrassment against V. She suffered a severe depressive illness. Psychiatric injury.
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R v Golding 2014
D infected V with herpes. No effective cute was sufficient for the jury to consider it serious.
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R v Savage 1991
D threw a pint of beer over V in a pub. The glass slipped out of D's hand and cut V's wrist. It is sufficient that D intended or could foresee that some harm will result.
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D pointed an imitation gun at V. V was scared. D then told her it was not real. There doesn't need to be an actual threat for an assault to be committed.

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