Non-Fatal Offences Cases & RD

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R v Logdon
An act can be pointing a gun.
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R v Ireland
Sending letters can also be an act.
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R v Lamb
The victim must be aware of the unlawful personal violence in order to apprehend the assault.
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Constanza
"immediate doesnt exclude the immediate future"
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Smith v Woking
Immediate does not have to mean straight away, it can mean imminent.
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Venna
The mens rea for assault is the intention or subjective recklessness to causing V to apprehend immediate unlawful violence.
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Cole v Turner
"The least touching in anger"
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Thomas
Touching clothes amounts to battery
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Santana Bermudez
Battery can be caused through an omission
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Venna
Intention or subject recklessness as to applying unlawful physical violence
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Chan Fook
"Anything more than trvial or insignificant"
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Miller
Any hurt or injury calculated to interfere with the health or comfort of the victim"
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Savage
Only need the mens rea for the initial offence (assault/battery) not the actual bodily harm
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Saunders
Defines grevious as serious harm
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Mowatt
intention or subjective recklessness to cause some harm, not the full extent of the injury
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Eisenhower
Wounding is defined as a break in both layers of skin
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Belfon
Intention to cause GBH or intention to prevent or resist lawful arrest, recklessness will not suffice
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Sending letters can also be an act.

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R v Ireland

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The victim must be aware of the unlawful personal violence in order to apprehend the assault.

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"immediate doesnt exclude the immediate future"

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Immediate does not have to mean straight away, it can mean imminent.

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