en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spitting

Spitting is the act of forcibly ejecting saliva or other substances from the mouth. It is currently .... In Greece, it is customary to "spit" three times after making a compliment to someone, the spitting is done to protect from the evil eye. This applies to ...

metro.co.uk/2018/03/12/spitting-someone-assault-battery-7381398

Mar 12, 2018 ... Spitting at someone may not be a violent act, or one that could cause a person any damage, which may lead you to believe it could not be ...

www.quora.com/Is-spitting-on-someone-considered-battery-or-assault-If-someone-spits-on-me-do-I-have-the-right-to-defend-myself

Mar 20, 2017 ... Short Criminal Law 101: * In law, battery is the application of direct and intentional physical force to someone else. If i touch you on the shoulder, my action can ...

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

Mar 8, 2007 ... SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A man who intentionally spat at another can be charged with criminal assault, a U.S. appeals court ruled on ...

www.thekirklawfirm.com/blog/Is-It-A-Crime-To-Spit-On-Someone-In-Maryland_AE530.html

Spitting on someone could be prosecuted as an assault, irrespective of whether the alleged offender has a health condition that can be transmitted to others.

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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.city-data.com/forum/psychology/2437044-spitting-someone.html

I can understand why hitting, slapping and even name-calling is disrespectful, but I have yet to understand why spitting (deliberately of course), ...

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.avvo.com/legal-answers/is-spitting-in-someone-s-face-considered-assault-o-3018622.html

No this is not A&B with a deadly weapon. Spit is not a weapon. Additionally, even in cases where there is a communicable disease (such as ...