Q: I allegedly spit on somebody is that a violent offense
Arkansas not Illinois
I am not licensed in the state of Arkansas, yet, even generally any intentional offensive physical contact is considered battery. Here is how, for instance, you throw a stone and hit a person in the body intentionally: that is a better, as you caused that object to contact another in a harmful, offensive and possibly injurious way.
Same rationale would apply to blowing smoke, spitting, and throwing sand or a paper tissue in someone's face: still battery.
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