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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.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 ...

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 ...

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 have wondered whether or not it is an offence. The answer is yes, spitting ...

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.reuters.com/article/us-crime-spitting-idUSN0727718920070308

Mar 8, 2007 ... "Intentionally spitting on another person is an offensive touching that rises to the level of simple assault," the three-judge panel wrote.

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

What would the maximum punishment for spitting on someone be ... Spitting on someone has generally met the threshold for "unwanted contact" in prosecution ...

www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/2014/02/ny-pl-24030-aggravated-harassment-when-spitting-on-another-is-both-criminal-and-non-criminal.html

Feb 1, 2014 ... Depending on the side of the law you stand (the defendant arrested for Aggravated Harassment in the Second Degree or the complainant ...

nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/spitting-person-assault

Nov 14, 2016 ... Several years ago, the Sixth Circuit noted the “timeless question whether “spitting a 'lugie' towards someone, by itself, constitutes an 'assault.

accidentshappenatty.com/is-spitting-considered-assault

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 ...