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Actus reus of assault?

The actus reus of an assault is the carrying out of the assault itself. See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Actus_reus
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What does Actus Reus mean in Latin?

"Guilty [or criminal] act." Added: In criminal law is the actual act of committing the crime, and along with the criminal INTENT, it forms the basis in law for a crime to have (MORE)