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Technically, it would constitute a simple battery--an unlawful touching which is a misdemeanor in most, if not all states. It is unlikely the offender ...

www.reuters.com/article/us-crime-spitting-idUSN0727718920070309

Mar 9, 2007 ... "Intentionally spitting on another person is an offensive touching that rises to the level of simple assault," the three-judge panel wrote.

www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/12/hiv-criminal-transmission_n_5297065.html

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 ...

criminal.findlaw.com/criminal-charges/assault-and-battery-overview.html

... for an assault, whereas an offensive or illegal contact must occur for a battery. ... What this means is that although someone can't accidentally assault another ... In a classic example, spitting on an individual doesn't physically injure them, but ...

www.sydneycriminallawyers.com.au/blog/is-spitting-on-someone-an-offence

May 23, 2014 ... While there is no doubt that spitting on someone is impolite, you may ... One American man spat blood directly in the face of a police officer after ...

www.reference.com/government-politics/spitting-someone-illegal-7f60134c13ccc698

In the United States, Intentionally spitting on someone is illegal. While it may not cause physical damage, it meets the requirement threshold for the definition of ...

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It is extremely rude to spit in someone else's face, but does this conduct rise to the level of a crime? Many people would be surprised to learn that spitting on ...

www.quora.com/Is-it-illegal-to-spit-on-someone-in-NYC

Spitting on someone has generally met the threshold for "unwanted contact" in prosecution ... Have you ever spit in someone's drink or in their face? When is it ...

www.torontodefencelawyers.com/blog/general-category/crime-spit-someone-canada

May 24, 2016 ... It is a criminal offence to spit on someone in Canada. Section 265 and 266 of the Canadian Criminal Code define spitting on someone as an ...

www.jonbramnick.com/articles/the-law-of-assault-what-are-my-rights

Some examples of this offense include: spitting in someone's face, hitting someone in order to ... Can I be Convicted of Assault if I Hit Someone by Accident ?