The Fact Law Sandwich

March 30, 2019/You can but the whole App that summarises all the cases you will need. /Viv Law

HOW USE THE “FACT LAW SANDWICH”

FACTS
GENERAL PRINCIPLE
LAW
APPLY TO FACTS

George and Ella get up and start swearing at Jade (Assault)

Facts: Both George and Ella lose their tempers. They get up and start swearing at Jade.
General Principle: Where the defendants have made the victim fear for her safety this can constitute and assault.
Law: In Fagan v Metropoitain Police it was stated that an assault is committed when the accused ‘intentionally, or recklessly, causes another person to apprehend immediate and unlawful personal violence’.
Apply to Facts: Using the above authority we can see that both Ella and George will be committing an assault on Jade because …they are causing Jade to be fearful of her safety.


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