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Adams v. Commonwealth

Court of Appeals of Virginia

534 S.E.2d 347 (2000)

Summary
Procedural History
Judicial Opinion
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A touching under the battery statute requires objectively offensive or forcible contact with the victim's person.

Relevant Facts

Adams, a high school student, pointed a laser light at a sergeant, causing eye irritation. He was convicted of battery.

Issue

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December 8, 2023

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Citations

534 S.E.2d 347 (2000)

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