assault with intent to commit rape


assault with intent to commit rape
Crime is constituted by the existence of the facts which bring the offense within the definition of an assault, coupled with an intention to commit the crime of rape. Steptoe v. State, 134 Tex.Cr.R. 320, 115 S.W.2d 916, 917

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • rape — Unlawful sexual intercourse with a female without her consent. The unlawful carnal knowledge of a woman by a man forcibly and against her will. The act of sexual intercourse committed by a man with a woman not his wife and without her consent,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • assault — as·sault 1 /ə sȯlt/ n [Old French assaut, literally, attack, ultimately from Latin assultus, from assilire to leap (on), attack] 1: the crime or tort of threatening or attempting to inflict immediate offensive physical contact or bodily harm… …   Law dictionary

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  • assault and battery — Law. an assault with an actual touching or other violence upon another. [1580 90] * * * Related but distinct crimes. Battery is the unlawful application of physical force to another; assault is an attempt to commit battery or an act that may… …   Universalium

  • Rape statistics — Articleissues POV = August 2007 essay = August 2007 rewrite = August 2007Statistics on rape are common in western countries and are becoming more common throughout the world. They are, however, highly politicized, often sex biased, and have been… …   Wikipedia

  • aggravated assault — An offense variously defined in state statutes, sometimes referring to an assault with intent to commit murder, assault with intent to commit rape, assault with intent to commit robbery etc., at other times referring to a degree of the specific… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • criminal assault — noun : a violent physical attack upon a person especially with sexual contact or attempt at sexual contact : rape * * * Law. 1. an attack by physical force on a person for which the attacker is liable to criminal prosecution. 2. a similar act… …   Useful english dictionary

  • criminal assault — Law. 1. an attack by physical force on a person for which the attacker is liable to criminal prosecution. 2. a similar act with intent to commit rape. * * * …   Universalium

  • aggravated assault — A person is guilty of aggravated assault if he: attempts to cause serious bodily injury to another, or causes such injury purposely, knowingly or recklessly under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life; or,… …   Black's law dictionary


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