indecent exposure

indecent exposure
An exposure of the person in such manner and at such time and place as to offend against public decency, occurring by intent or by recklessness from which an intent may be inferred. Anno: 93 ALR 998. Exposing another person in an indecent or compromising attitude. 33 Am J1st Lewd etc § 6. An indecent exposure of the person committed once does not constitute the common-law offense of committing or maintaining a public nuisance, but the latter offense is committed by continuous and repeated exposures on the public streets thereby creating a more or less existing condition prejudicial to the sense of decency. Nuchols v Commonwealth, 312 Ky 171, 226 SW2d 796, 13 ALR2d 1478.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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