Review the following scenario in order to complete this assignment:
(A) 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 safety.
Use the Internet to research assault, battery, and crimes against persons.
Write a (4) page paper in which you:
1.Compare 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.
2.Determine 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 your response.
3.Suggest one (1) different fact pattern that would change the scenario from assault and / or battery to consensual touching. Support the validity of your response.
Consider the following change to the scenario. (A) is held against her will.
4.Discuss 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 response.
5.Differentiate 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.
Consider 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.
6.Debate whether or not (A)’s action would require the attacker to defend himself. Provide a rationale to support your response.
7.Use at least (5) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar type Websites do not qualify as academic resources. FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS FULLY WITH NO EXCEPTIONS!!!! THIS IS MY FINAL EXAM AND IT IS WORTH 200 POINTS OF MY GRADE. ALL REFERENCES MUST BE FROM 2009 OR NEWER. THE PAPER MUST HAVE A RUNNING HEADER OF THE TITLE ON EACH PAGE AND ALL PAGES MUST BE NUMBERED. ON THE COVER PAGE INCLUDE THE TITLE, COURSE NAME WHICH IS CRIMINAL LAW, THE STUDENT NAME WHICH IS TONI JOHNSON, AND THE DATE WHICH SHOULD READ DECEMBER 13, 2015. PUT THE SCENARIO S ABOVE EACH ANSWER IN THE PAPER SO THAT THE PROFESSOR DOES NOT HAVE TO SEARCH FOR THE ANSWER FROM ALL OF THE QUESTIONS AND SCENARIOS ABOVE.