R v Constanza 
- The defendant sent more than 800 threatening letters to the victim, who as a result suffered from clinical depression
- Could the defendant be convicted under section 47 OAPA?
- Yes, conviction upheld
- As long as the victim’s fear of violence did not exclude such violence occurring in the immediate future, a conviction for assault could be secured
Posted in Criminal Law Revision Notes.
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