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Is Spitting on Someone Illegal? 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 Battery. ... spitting in someone's face illegal punishment for spitting on someone laws on spitting on people is spitting on someone assault

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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 be held as battery if the act is offensive and harmful to you. * Assault is either...

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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 all people, it is not just between mothers and children. The spitting is light and from a distance, so it is not actual spitting on the face etc. of the person—which if done is derogatory.

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If you spit in someone's face are they legally allowed to hit you? ... If the food is being served in a public eating establishment, then yes, it is illegal to spit in it. If you work in such an ...

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Re: Face spitting. Spitting on someone can give rise to criminal or civil charges-or both. If you have a serious contagious disease such as HIV or hep C you may be criminally charged with felonious assault, the sam action can result in a serious civil claim.

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Not the most qualified to answer this question, but I have taken a few law classes. If my memory serves me correctly, I believe what the man committed by spitting in the woman's face would be ...

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Spitting on someone has generally met the threshold for "unwanted contact" in prosecution attempts under assault laws. In my former city of jurisdiction, spitting would have been classed as "common assault," a city ordinance carrying a minor misde...

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Ever since the tuberculosis bacterium and its transmission modes were identified in the late 1800s, municipalities across the country have struggled with enacting and enforcing effective laws against spitting. Unlike anti-smoking laws, which are well-enforced, anti-spitting laws are not, even though ...

www.huffpost.com/entry/hiv-criminal-transmission_n_5297065

In April, a Florida woman who allegedly spit on a police officer was charged with criminal transmission of HIV and jailed, according to CBS Miami. Though the risk of transmitting HIV through biting, spitting or sharing of sex toys is negligible, at least 11 states have laws on the books ...

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I have been charged with assault for spitting on someone. The person making the accusations, has made a false report( her word against mine). The incident occurred at a wal mart, and we got into a heated exchange, then I walked away. She now claims that I spit in her face, which I didn't.