Select the legal term that is accurately paired with its description.
Assault: Touching a person without their consent
Battery: Threatening to touch a person without their consent
Slander: False oral defamatory statements.
Slander: False written defamatory statements.
Correct Response: C
Slander is false oral defamatory statements; and libel is written defamation of character using false statements.
Assault, an intentional tort, is threatening to touch a person without their consent; and battery, another intentional tort, is touching a person without their consent.