Assault

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Assault

Unwanted and/or violent physical contact with another person. Assault is a crime and a tort in most jurisdictions, though specific definitions differ from place to place.
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"Under Massachusetts law, the elements of simple assault are determined by the common law, which recognizes two theories of simple assault: 'attempted battery and threatened battery.' Commonwealth v.
He said it was taking it a step too far to convict him of sexual assault and instead ruled it was a simple assault.
Among disability types, people with cognitive disabilities reported the highest rates of total violent crime, serious violent crime and simple assault.
It carries a higher maximum penalty than simple assault and disorderly conduct--a $1,000 fine and 90-day jail sentence.
After the arrest, the charge for attacking two officers was raised by the sheriff from simple assault to aggravated assault.
The two police officers were found guilty and are currently serving sentences of one year, three months for "simple assault."
"Those affidavits alleging simple assault by threat with one and actual physical simple assault on two others," Lauderdale County Chief Deputy Ward Calhoun said.
10:03 p.m.: Wattaquadock Hill Road, simple assault at Fotini's Restaurant and Bar.
Prosecutor Kevin Chambers said Wednesday they offered a deal for Brown to plead guilty to simple assault and time served.
* Government workers experienced three times more simple assault than those in the private sector.
He faces 15 charges of simple assault, 13 of assault to injury and one of assault to injury and permanent disfigurement.
The police charged him under sections of the law related to " outraging the modesty of a woman and simple assault. Pomersbach's counsel, speaking in court last Saturday, denied these charges, saying it was a " misunderstanding".

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