simple battery

Definition of "simple battery"
  1. In the field of law, it stands for a case of battery where no aggravating features like the usage of a dangerous weapon are present
How to use "simple battery" in a sentence
  1. The defendant was charged with simple battery after getting into a bar fight.
  2. In court, her lawyer argued that the charge should be lowered from aggravated to simple battery.
  3. To avoid serious legal consequences, it's important to consult a lawyer soon after being accused of simple battery.

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