Blessedassurance wrote:nonprofit-prophet wrote: Another group of cases featured courts that looked into whether defendants intended harm or offense, the fact that the touch itself was unintentional didn't matter.
I'm curious...Is it possible to intend harm with unintentional touch?
Hypo, X raises gun to shoot Y, he misjudges and pokes Y in the eye with the pistol instead.
Corny? yes. Intending harm but unintentional touch? yes.