DEFENCES TO TRESPASS TO THE PERSON

DEFENCES TO TRESPASS TO THE PERSON. Defense of person or property in assault and battery. An assault or battery is justified if committed in reasonable defense of oneself to another. What is reasonable depends on the circumstances. Self – defense or defense of property: Note that the defense/reply should be proportionate – Lane V. Holloway.… Continue reading DEFENCES TO TRESPASS TO THE PERSON

Trespass to the person

Trespass to the person means a direct or an intentional interference with any person’s body or liberty. It can arise even in case if there is no physical harm occurs to the victim. There are three main wrongs which falls under the category of the trespass to a person, which are; assault, battery and false… Continue reading Trespass to the person