§ 22-18-1 Simple assault–Misdemeanor–Felony for multiple convictions
§ 22-18-1.1 Aggravated assault–Felony
§ 22-18-1.2 Criminal battery of an unborn child–Misdemeanor
§ 22-18-1.3 Aggravated criminal battery of an unborn child–Felony
§ 22-18-1.4 Aggravated battery of an infant–Felony
§ 22-18-1.5 Assaults with intent to cause serious permanent disfigurement–Felony
§ 22-18-1.05 Simple or aggravated assault against law enforcement officer, firefighter, ambulance personnel, Department of Corrections employee or contractor, health care personnel, or other public officer
§ 22-18-2 Justifiable force used by public officer in performance of duty–Assistance or direction of officer
§ 22-18-3 Lawful force in arrest and delivery of felon
§ 22-18-4 Justifiable use of force to protect property–Use of deadly force–Duty to retreat
§ 22-18-5 Reasonable force used by parent, guardian, or teacher in correcting child, pupil, or ward
§ 22-18-6 Reasonable force used by carrier to expel passenger–Vehicle stopped
§ 22-18-26.1 Intentionally causing contact with bodily fluids or human waste–Assault upon any other person–Misdemeanor
§ 22-18-29 Assault by adult prisoner in county or municipal jail–Intentionally causing contact with bodily fluids or human waste–Felony
§ 22-18-29.1 Assault by juvenile confined in detention facility or juvenile corrections facility–Intentionally causing contact with bodily fluids or human waste–Felony
§ 22-18-30 Third or subsequent offense–Offense in another state
§ 22-18-31 Intentional exposure to HIV infection a felony
§ 22-18-32 Definition of terms
§ 22-18-33 Informed consent of person exposed to HIV an affirmative defense
§ 22-18-34 Actual transmission of HIV not required for criminal exposure
§ 22-18-35 Disorderly conduct–Misdemeanor
§ 22-18-36 Vehicular battery
§ 22-18-37 Female genital mutilation–Felony
§ 22-18-38 Religion, custom, or consent not a defense to female genital mutilation
§ 22-18-39 Certain surgical procedures permitted
§ 22-18-40 Standing on highway with intent to impede or stop traffic–Misdemeanor

Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws > Title 22 > Chapter 18

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Person: includes natural persons, partnerships, associations, cooperative corporations, limited liability companies, and corporations. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, and evidences of debt. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Property: includes property, real and personal. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.