Unformatted text preview: Cheryl’s and Christopher’s life, then chased after Calvin. 2 counts of carrying a deadly weapon (hammer and knife), 1 count battery against Cheryl, one count battery against Christopher. Issue: Broad Question: Narrow Question: Was Christopher’s count of assault count? Holding: No Rule: An attempt to commit any crime requires a specific intent to commit that crime Rational: Nowhere does the records indicate that appellant threw the hammer with the specific intent to injure Christopher. Also, insufficient evidence that appellant, by an unlawful intentional act, placed Christopher in reasonable apprehension of receiving an immediate battery. Synthesis: Dissent/Concurrences:...
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- Spring '11
- Appellate court, Christopher, reasonable apprehension, immediate battery, unlawful intentional act