State By State Assault Laws

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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
AL 13A-6-20 (1st degree) 13A-2-7  13A-1-2   
13A-6-21 (2nd degree) (physical injury, serious physical injury)
13A-6-22 (3rd degree)  


  Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
Alabama X     X       X        
State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
AK 11.41.200 (1st degree)   11.81.900 (serious physical injury, reckless)  
11.41.210 (2nd degree)
11.41.220 (3rd degree)
11.41.250 (reckless endangerment)
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
AZ 13-1203 Simple Assault      
13-12-4 Aggravated Assault


Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
AZ

13-1203 Simple Assault

13-12-4 Aggravated Assault

     
State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
AR 5-13-201 1st degree battery   5-1-102 definitions  
5-13-202 2nd degree battery
5-13-203 3rd degree battery
5-13-204 Aggravated assault
5-13-205 1st degree assault
5-13-206 2nd degree assault
5-13-207 3rd degree assault
 
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
CA Penal Code 241 Assault, Punishment   Penal Code 7 Words and Phrases defined  
Penal Code 243 Battery, Punishment Penal Code 240 Assault Defined
Penal Code 245 Assault with deadly weapon or force likely to produce great bodily injury Penal Code 242 Battery Defined
   
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
CO 18-3-202 (1st degree)      
18-3-203 (2nd degree)
18-3-204 (3rd degree)
18-3-208 (reckless endangerment)
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
CT 53a-59 (1st degree)   53a-3 (serious physical injury, recklessly)  
53a-60 (2nd degree)
53a-61 (3rd degree)
53a-63 (reckless endangerment 1st degree)
53a-64 (reckless endangerment 2nd degree)
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
DE 11 Del Code 611 (3rd degree) 11 Del. Code 452 Consent of victim to inflictions of physical injury as defense 11 Del Code 222  
11 Del Code 612 (2nd degree)
11 Del Code 613 (1st degree)
11 Del Code 603 (reckless endangering 2nd degree)
11 Del Code 604 (reckless endangering 1st degree)
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
DC 22-404 (Assault)   No definitions section in this particular subchapter – “Serious bodily injury” defined elsewhere  
22-404.01 (Aggravated Assault)
22-407 (threats of bodily harm)
 
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
FL 784.011 Assault      
784.021 Aggravated Assault
784.03 Battery, Felony battery
784.045 Aggravated Battery
 
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
GA 16-5-20 Simple Assault   Definitions contained within the statutes  
16-5-23 Simple Battery
16-5-23.1 Battery
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
HI 707-710 Assault 1st degree 702-734 Consent to Bodily Injury 707-700 definitions related to offenses against the person  
707-711 Assault 2nd degree
707-712 Assault 3rd degree
707-713 Reckless Endangering 1st degree
707-714 Reckless Endangering 2nd degree
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
ID 18-902 Assault   18-101, 18-101A (both are “Definitions” sections)  
18-904 Battery 18-901 “Assault”
18-906 Aggravated Assault 18-903 “Battery”
18-908 Aggravated Battery 18-905 “Aggravated Assault”
  18-907 “Aggravated Battery”
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
IL 720 ILCS/21-1 Assault   720 ILCS 5/2 et seq. contains definitions – no good definitions of “serious bodily injury”  
720 ILCS/21-2 Aggravated Assault
720 ILCS/21-3 Battery
720 ILCS/21-4 Aggravated Battery
720 ILCS/21-5 Reckless Conduct
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
IN 35-42-2-1 Battery   35-41-1-4 “Bodily Injury”  
35-42-2-1.5 Aggravated battery 35-41-1-25 “Serious bodily injury”
35-42-2-2 Criminal recklessness  
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
IA 708.1 Assault Defined   708.1 Assault Defined  
708.2 Penalties for Assault
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
KS 21-3408 Assault 21-3201 Criminal Intent 21-3110 Definitions  
21-3410 Aggravated Assault 21-3204 Guilt without criminal intent
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
KY 508.010 (1st degree)   500.080 Definitions  
508.020 (2nd degree)
508.025 (3rd degree)
508.030 (4th degree)
508.060 (wanton endangerment 1st degree)
508.070 (wanton endangerment 2nd degree)
 
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
LA 14:38 Simple Assault   14:2 definitions  
14:37 Aggravated Assault 14:33 Battery Defined
  14:36 Assault Defined
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
ME Tit. 17A Sec. 207 Assault   Title 17A Sec. 2 (Bodily Injury, Serious Bodily Injury, Recklessly)  
17A sec. 208 Aggravated Assault
17A Sec. 211 Reckless Conduct
 
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
MD 3-202 (1st degree) 3-207 (dismissal possible if both victim and defendant agree) 3-201 Definitions  
3-203 (2nd degree) 3-209 defenses
3-204 reckless endangerment  
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
MA Ch. 265 sec. 13A Assault or Assault and Battery   None direct, but analogous to ch. 265 sec. 13K  
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
MI 750.81 Assault   “Serious Injury” defined in the caselaw  
750.81a w/infliction of serious injury
 
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
MN 609.221 (1st degree)   609.02 Definitions  
609-222 (2nd degree)
609-223 (3rd degree)
609-2231 (4th degree)
609.224 (5th degree)
 
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
MS 97-3-7 Simple and Aggravated Assault      
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
MO 565.050 (1st degree) 565.08 565.002 (Serious physical injury)  
565.060 (2nd degree)
565.070 (3rd degree)
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
MT 45-5-201 Assault 45-2-211 Consent as a Defense 45-2-101 General definitions  
45-5-202 Aggravated Assault
45-5-207 Criminal Endangerment
45-5-208 Negligent Endangerment
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
NE 28-308 (1st degree)   28-109 (Serious Bodily Injury)  
28-309 (2nd degree)
28-310 (3rd degree)
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
NV 200.471 Assault, Definitions, Penalties      
200.481 Battery, Definitions, Penalties
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
NH 631:1 (1st degree) 626:6 Consent (similar to MPC) 625:11 General definitions  
631:2 (2nd degree)
631:2-a (Simple assault)
631:3 Reckless Conduct
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
NJ 2C:12-1 (Assault) 2C:2-10 (Lifted from the MPC) 2C:3-11 (bodily harm, serious bodily harm)  
2C:12-2 (reckless endangerment)
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
NM 30-3-1 Assault   30-1-12 (Great Bodily Harm)  
30-3-2 Aggravated Assault
30-3-3 Assault with intent to commit violent felony
30-3-4 Battery
30-3-5 Aggravated Battery
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
NY Penal Law 120.00 (3rd degree)   Penal Law 10.00 (Serious Physical Injury,  
Penal Law 120.05 (2nd degree)
Penal Law 120.10 (1st degree)
Penal Law 120.20 (Reckless Endangerment 2nd degree)
Penal Law 120.25 (Reckless Endangerment 1st degree)
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
NC 14-32.4 (Assault inflicting serious injury, Strangulation)   Definitions contained in the assault statutes  
14-33 (Misdemeanor assults, batteries, affrays)
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
ND 12.1-17-01 Simple Assault 12.1-17-08 Consent as a Defense (very similar to MPC) 12.1-01-04 General Definitions  
12.1-17-01.1 Assault
12.1-17-02 Aggravated Assault
12.1-17-03 Reckless Endangering
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
OH 2903.13 Assault 2901.21 Requirements for Criminal Liability 2901.01  
2903.11 Felonious Assault
2903.12 Aggravated Assault
2903.14 Negligent Assault
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
OK 644 Assault and Battery   641 Assault  
645 Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon 642 Battery
646 Aggravated Assault and battery  
647 Punishment for Aggravated Assault and Battery  
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
OR 163.160 (4th degree)   161.015 Definitions  
163.165 (3rd degree)
163.175 (2nd degree)
163.185 (1st degree)
 
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
PA 2701 Simple Assault Seemingly allowed in the caselaw 2301 Definitions  
2702 Aggravated Assault
2705 Reckless Endangerment
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
RI 11-5-1 Assault with intent to commit felonies (incl. sodomy)      
11-5-2 Felony Assault
11-5-3 Simple Assault, Battery
 
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
SC No statute?      
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
SD 22-18-1 (Simple Assault)   22-1-2 (Serious bodily injury)  
22-18-1.1 (Aggravated Assault)
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
TN 39-13-101 Assault 39-13-104 Consent (very much like MPC) 39-11-106 Definitions  
39-13-102 Aggravated Assault
39-13-103 Reckless Endangering
State Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
Tennessee X     X       X        
State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
TX Penal Code 22.01 Assault Penal Code 22.06 Consent as a defense to assaultive conduct Penal Code 1.07  
Penal Code 22.02 Aggravated Assault
 
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
UT 76-5-102 Assault 76-5-104 Consensual Altercation 76-1-601 Definitions  
76-5-103 Aggravated Assault
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
VT 13 VSA 1023 Simple Assault   13 VSA 1021 Definitions  
13 VSA 1024 Aggravated Assault
13 VSA 1025 Recklessly endangering
 
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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VT 13 VSA 1023 Simple Assault   13 VSA 1021 Definitions  
13 VSA 1024 Aggravated Assault
13 VSA 1025 Recklessly endangering
 


State Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
Vermont X     X   X (mutual combat)           X
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
VA 18.2-57 Assault and Battery      
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
WA 9A.36.011 (1st degree)   9A.04.110 (Bodily Harm, Great Bodily Harm)  
9A.36.021 (2nd degree)
9A.36.031 (3rd degree)
9A.36.041 (4th degree)
9A.36.050 (Reckless Endangerment)
State Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
Washington X     X       X        
State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
WV 61-2-9 Malicious or unlawful assault; assault; battery      
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
WI 940.19 Battery, Substantial Battery, Aggravated Battery   939.22 Words and Phrases Defined  
940.23 Reckless Injury 939.24 Criminal Recklessness
Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
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State Assault Consent Definitions Cases
WY 6-2-501 Simple Assault, Battery   6-1-104 (Bodily Injury, Serious Bodily Injury, Recklessly)  
6-2-502 Aggravated Assault, Battery
6-2-504 Reckless Endangering
State Assault and Battery Combined Assault and Battery Separate Consent Complete Defense Assault Consent Limited Defense Assault Consent No Defense Assault Consent Mitigation Assault Consent Complete Defense Battery Consent Limited Defense Battery Consent No Defense Battery Consent Mitigation Battery No Information Assault No Information Battery
Wyoming   X                 X X

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