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Assault and Battery Overview - FindLaw

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Assault and battery often bring up images of the typical fight or brawl, but the ... In a classic example, spitting on an individual doesn't physically injure them, but it ...

Is spitting on someone illegal? | Reference.com

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In the United States, Intentionally spitting on someone is illegal. While it may not cause physical ... How can you find out if someone has a criminal record? Q: ...

Fined £160 for spitting in the street: First ever prosecutions under ...

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Sep 24, 2013 ... Yobs who spit in public can now be prosecuted for littering after a council ... A council spokesman said the fines were issued for 'enviro-crime ...

What Is the Crime of Assault? - About.com

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Feb 1, 2016 ... There are different elements of an assault charge that must be proven in order to get a conviction.

Q145: Is spitting an assault? - Ask the Police

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Q145: Is spitting an assault? In most cases, spitting if done deliberately will be an assault. However, if it is accidental then it will not be an assault.

Yes, spitting in the face is crime, court rules | Reuters

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Mar 8, 2007 ... A man who intentionally spat at another can be charged with criminal assault, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Wednesday.

Is spitting considered assault? | Yahoo Answers

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Oct 19, 2008 ... In Canada is spitting on someone considered assault, where would it say that in the criminal code? Thanks.

Battery legal definition of battery

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Usually battery is prosecuted as a crime only in cases involving serious harm to the victim. ... Examples include spitting in someone's face or offensively touching  ...

When Sex is a Crime and Spit is a Dangerous Weapon: A ...

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Apr 28, 2016 ... CHLP, The American Bar Association AIDS Coordinating Committee and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers held a ...

When Sex is A Crime and Spit is a Dangerous Weapon: A Snapshot ...

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When Sex is A Crime and Spit is a Dangerous Weapon: A Snapshot of HIV Criminalization in the United States, The Center for HIV Law and Policy.

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These 11 States Make It A Crime To Spit At Someone If You Have HIV

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May 12, 2014 ... In April, a Florida woman who allegedly spit on a police officer was charged with criminal transmission of HIV and jailed, according to CBS ...

Is Spitting On Someone An Offence? - Sydney Criminal Lawyers

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May 23, 2014 ... There is no doubt that spitting is impolite but did you know it is against the law too ? Find out more about penalties for spitting, they might ...

Is Spitting Considered Assault? | PLM Attorneys

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Does spitting on someone rise to the level of a crime? Many people would be surprised to learn that spitting is considered battery.