Battery

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Battery

The use of excessive physical force against another person. If no injury results from battery, it is a tort; Otherwise, it is a crime.
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The First DCA nevertheless certified the following question to the Florida Supreme Court: "Can a conviction for aggravated battery serve as a prior conviction for battery for purposes of section 784.
In holding that Georgia's "wantonly vile" aggravating circumstance was not necessarily unconstitutionally vague, the Court agreed with the petitioner that any murder might involve depravity of mind or an aggravated battery.
Jesus Alvarez-Garcia was charged with the first-degree murder of Baez and aggravated battery of the then-unborn baby.
USA: A Saudi princess accused of striking her Indonesian servant and pushing her down a flight of stairs in Florida has been charged with attempted aggravated battery.
1981), the defendant was charged with one count of aggravated battery and one count of unlawful possession of a firearm while engaged in the commission of a felony.
In Chicago, prosecutors have charged a 15-year-old youth-league hockey player with aggravated battery, saying he slammed an opponent into the boards with his stick seconds after a game ended, leaving the player partially paralyzed.
The majority of the videotaping departments also made some use of video documentation of interrogations in the other types of violent crime cases--rape, aggravated battery or assault, and armed robbery--as well as in drunk driving cases.
Kovacic was charged with two counts of aggravated battery when he pushed a ten-year old boy towards a urinal and grabbed another boy by the hood of his sweatshirt in the restroom of a restaurant.
In October, a jury convicted Viramontes on all 10 counts of attempted first-degree murder, armed robbery and aggravated battery.
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He has also been charged with aggravated battery of a peace officer.
com/news/news/local/woman-accused-tying-ex-husband-dragging-him-truck/nTrC4/) WFTV that Morris and Anderson were charged with attempted murder, conspiracy to commit murder, false imprisonment, aggravated battery and aggravated assault.