Limits of Consent: Multiple Knives, a Pick Axe and Restraints

In both torts and criminal law, the question of consent is raised to vitiate or negate battery. This is particularly common in the growing number of rough sex cases. In Wisconsin, a case takes this to an extreme with a man who was tied up, repeatedly cut, and chased with a pick axe. The accused Tiffany Sutton, 23, is charged with nine counts of aggravated assault. She recently pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated assault and one count of dangerous aggravated assault.

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