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 parents also are charged with aggravated battery, domestic battery and failure to report a missing child or child death.
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.
TEXAS Rangers relief pitcher Frank Francisco (right) has been charged with aggravated battery after throwing a chair into the stands at Oakland A's and hitting a female fan in the face.
A 34-year-old passenger on a Southwest Airlines aircraft has been charged with aggravated battery and resisting arrest.
Police charged Lynda Taylor (36) of Stuart, Florida, with aggravated battery. David Taylor, aged 46, is disabled due to allergies which his doctors say were the result of exposure to hazardous chemicals as a construction worker.
First, lawmakers have added aggravated battery and felony battery as predicate convictions and narrowed the threshold for the statute's application to require only one prior conviction rather than the two previously required.
These girls were two to four times more likely than other girls to report violent behavior, including robbery with a weapon, aggravated battery violent dispute resolution, group fighting, and attempted suicide.
Strickland, 38, pleaded guilty Thursday to aggravated battery. He accepted a sentence of nine years in prison.
Corrections officers Adrian Victor Mathew Puckett, 27, and Kurtis Mitchell, 31, were charged with aggravated battery and principal to aggravated battery respectively, for an incident that took place inside the facility on Jan.
Patterson, who has a history of domestic incidents, has been charged with aggravated battery of an infant and aggravated assault.