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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spitting

Spitting is the act of forcibly ejecting saliva or other substances from the mouth. It is currently ... Spitting upon another person, especially onto the face, is a global sign of anger, hatred, disrespect or contempt. .... In Greece, it is customary to "spit " three times after making a compliment to someone, the spitting is done to protect ...

www.reuters.com/article/us-crime-spitting/yes-spitting-in-the-face-is-crime-court-rules-idUSN0727718920070309

Mar 9, 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.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 ...

answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20070519080347AAY7ZGR

Spitting in someone's face will likely be seen as more serious as simply .... Yes its illegal and the punishment can be from 15-365 days in jail.

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 ...

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 ...

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.avvo.com/legal-answers/is-spitting-and-touching-someone-in-the-face-a-cri-1469316.html

Those acts could be considered assaults, so the answer to your question is yes.

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

Yes, spitting in the face is crime, court rules. If someone does spit on you, your optimal course ... Is it illegal to spit on someone in NYC? Is spitting on someone ...