What is a battery?
D must intentionally or recklessly apply unlawful force to V:
COLLINS v WILCOCK
Where can the unlawful force be applied?
The force can be applied to either V's body or clothing and V does not have to feel anything: THOMAS
What happened in THOMAS (1985)?
D touched the bottom of a woman's skirt and rubbed it.
The court held that touching a person's clothes while he or she was wearing them is equivalent to touching them.
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