Review the following scenario in order to complete this assignment:
is walking alone late at night when a man suddenly jumps in front of
her and drags her into an alley. The attacker strikes (A) and rips her
clothes. Fortunately, (A) hits the attacker with a rock and runs to
Use the Internet or Strayer databases to research assault, battery, and crimes against persons.
Write a four to six (4-6) page paper in which you:
and contrast the key similarities and differences between the crime of
assault and the crime of battery. Provide one (1) example of each crime
to support your response.
whether or not the jurisdiction in which the crime has occurred should
consider the man’s actions as assault. Next, determine whether or not
the jurisdiction should punish the man’s actions as battery. Justify
one (1) different fact pattern that would change the scenario from
assault and / or battery to consensual touching. Support the validity of
Consider the following change to the scenario. (A) is held against her will.
the crime of false imprisonment. Next, debate whether or not the
suggested change in Question 3 would allow the court to convict the
attacker in order to punish him. Provide a rationale to support your
between the crimes of false imprisonment and kidnapping. Support or
critique the notion that one of the two crimes is more heinous than the
other. Justify your response.
the following change to the scenario. (A) and the attacker are
romantically linked and are having an argument. The attacker drags (A)
in the alley to talk. (A) slaps the attacker.
- Debate whether or not (A)’s action would require the attacker to defend himself. Provide a rationale to support your response.
- Use at least three (3) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar type Websites do not qualify as academic resources.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
the role of individuals and federal, state, and local government
agencies in crime fighting and prosecution of criminal offenses.
- Analyze the essential legal elements of criminal conduct.