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 boy was arrested, charged with aggravated battery and later expelled.
They have also been charged with aggravated battery and depriving someone of their personal freedom, according to the prosecutor's office.
In Florida, the Orange county sheriff's office said Todashev had been arrested on May 4 and charged with aggravated battery with great bodily harm.
Eighteen-year-old Michael Ward and twenty-year-old Kenneth Williams from Chicago will face trial on first-degree murder, attempted murder and aggravated battery with a firearm in the assault, which also injured two others, RT reported.
The suspects were arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary, aggravated assault, aggravated battery, criminal restraint, theft, and criminal damage to property.
Eugene Roman, 50, pleaded guilty to aggravated battery and kidnapping charges in the May 2006 attack.
It emerged after the guilty verdict that Landry had been convicted of aggravated battery in October 1994 after gunning down a love rival while living in Covington, Louisiana.
The shooting saw Landry convicted of aggravated battery.
Augustus Mendenhall has been charged with attempted murder, aggravated battery and criminal confinement in the brutal beating.
In June, Bell was tried as an adult and convicted by an all-white jury of aggravated battery and conspiracy to commit the same.
Khalid Adem, an immigrant from Ethiopia whose culture practices female circumcision, was convicted of aggravated battery and cruelty to children, and was sentenced to fifteen years in prison.