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Garden Level
Suite G02
(504) 314-2160 


Student Affairs - Inspiring Student Success

Physical Assault / Intimidation

Federal & State Laws

There are many laws used to classify different kinds of assault. In Louisiana an assault is an attempt to commit a battery, or the intentional placing of another in reasonable apprehension of receiving a battery. 

A battery is the intentional use of force or violence upon the person of another; or the intentional administration of a poison or other noxious liquid or substance to another.





Division of Student Affairs, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-314-2188