What constitutes assault and battery in California?

The first thing it's important to say is that assault and battery are actually two separate offences under California law. Assault is defined as an attempt to use violence or force against someone, and is dealt with under penal code 240 . Battery, which most people probably think of as assault, is the actual use of violence or force against another...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
20 Hits
0 Comments