LEG320 Week10assignment.docx - RUNNIGN HEAD ASSAULT BATTERY CRIMES 1 Assignment 1 Assault Battery and Crimes Against Persons Brenda Brown Strayer

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RUNNIGN HEAD: ASSAULT, BATTERY & CRIMES1Assignment 1: Assault Battery and Crimes Against PersonsBrenda BrownStrayer UniversityLEG 320LateefahA. MuhammadDecember 9, 2017
RUNNIGN HEAD: ASSAULT, BATTERY & CRIMES2Crimes of Assault and crimes of battery vary in the similarities and differences they possess.They are likely combined when it involves conviction against a person. It is easy to assume that the two are one. Assault embodies injury and/or contact to someone else. Assault is the fear that is created by intimidating or demonstrating the ability to carry out a threat against someone. All the while, Battery is the infliction of harm on someone after a threat has been made. Battery is the actual action of harm against someone else. A very important feature of battery is the intent to harm or the acting “on purpose” that will cause harm on someone. The degrees of battery vary in the types depending on the seriousness of the crime. They vary in severity from just simple battery, domestic violence, and sexual battery. These three are considered misdemeanors. Another form of battery is aggravated battery. This type can be easily classified as a felony. Battery may include “any non-consensual, insulting, or harmful contact, regardless of thedamage was done (Champion, 2015).” In Domestic violence, there involves violence between a pair (couple). Sexual battery is classified as any non-consensual physical contact that is sexual as

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