Offences Against the Person Cases

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Smith v Chief Constable of Woking
Fear of Violence. D entered a private garden at night and looked through the Victims bedroom window. She was terrified - enough for assault
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Ireland
Words as an assault. D made several silent phone calls to 3 women. They feared that the purpose of the call was to find out if they were at home and feared that he was to come into the house.
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Tuberville V Savage
1669 - a man put his hand on his sword and said 'if court wasnt in town i wouldnt take this language from you'. Words showed that no violence was going to be used. - no assault
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DPP V K
Actus Reus of battery. D hid acid in a hot air hand drier in a cloakroom. Although he did not intend it, the next person who used the drier was sprayed with acid.
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T V DPP
Held that loss of consciousness was actual bodily harm. V chased by D and kicked making him loose consciousness.
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Savage
Woman in a pub threw beer over another woman. In doing so the glass slipped and cut the victims hand. Did not intend to hurt her. Guilty of s47 - the fact she intended to throw the beer over the other woman sufficient mens rea
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JCC V Eisenhower
Victim hit in the eye by a shotgun pellet. Did not penetrate the eye but did cause severe bleeding under the surface. No cut - Not a wound
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Bollom
D caused several severe bruises to a 17 month old baby. Held the victims age was relevant in deciding whether an injury amounted to GBH
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Dica
Has sex knowing he had HIV. gave it to the woman - GBH
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Parmenter
D injured his 3 month old baby when he threw him in the air and caught him. Said he had often done this with older children - did not realise the risk of injury. Guilty of s47 ABH
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R V Winkler
D committed an affray in Manchester when attending a football match.Judge banned him from going to Oldham Town Centre on home match days.
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Words as an assault. D made several silent phone calls to 3 women. They feared that the purpose of the call was to find out if they were at home and feared that he was to come into the house.

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Ireland

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1669 - a man put his hand on his sword and said 'if court wasnt in town i wouldnt take this language from you'. Words showed that no violence was going to be used. - no assault

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Actus Reus of battery. D hid acid in a hot air hand drier in a cloakroom. Although he did not intend it, the next person who used the drier was sprayed with acid.

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Held that loss of consciousness was actual bodily harm. V chased by D and kicked making him loose consciousness.

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