Mayhem Self-Quiz

 

 

 

 

 

Laura and Bert have been dating for three years when Laura decides to break things off with Bert. Bert is so angry at being dumped that he goes into his garage, takes a cup full of battery acid and throws it in Laura's face. Laura is rushed to the hospital with severe acid burns to her face and neck. When she has been in the hospital for a few days, a skin specialist comes to see her and he tells her that, although the burns have somewhat disfigured her face for the time being, the skin will heal and, within six to twelve months, her appearance will be back to the way it was before the attack. If Bert is charged with mayhem, he will probably be:
Choice 1 Convicted, because he intended to throw the acid in Laura’s face
Choice 2 Convicted, because Laura suffered severe acid burns
Choice 3 Acquitted, because the attack was provoked by Laura breaking up with Bert
Choice 4 Acquitted, because the disfigurement is only temporary
Laura and Bert have been dating for three years when Laura decides to break things of with Bert. Bert is so angry at being dumped that he goes into his garage, takes a cup full of battery acid and throws it in Laura's face. Bert thinks that all the acid will do is sting a little bit and that, after a few minutes, Laura will be fine. He has absolutely no intention of seriously hurting or disfiguring her. Unfortunately, Laura is rushed to the hospital with severe acid burns to her face and neck. When she has been in the hospital for a few days, a skin specialist comes to see her and he tells her that the skin was so severely damaged that she will be permanently disfigured. If Bert is charged with mayhem, he will probably be:
Choice 1 Convicted, because he intended to throw the acid in Laura’s face
Choice 2 Convicted, because Laura suffered severe acid burns
Choice 3 Acquitted, because the attack was provoked by Laura breaking up with Bert
Choice 4 Acquitted, because Bert did not intend to disfigure her

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