criminal coercion

criminal coercion

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • criminal coercion — See coercion …   Black's law dictionary

  • coercion — /kowarshan/ Compulsion; constraint; compelling by force or arms or threat. General Motors v. Blevins, D.C.Colo., 144 F.Supp. 381, 384. It may be actual, direct, or positive, as where physical force is used to compel act against one s will, or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • coercion — /kowarshan/ Compulsion; constraint; compelling by force or arms or threat. General Motors v. Blevins, D.C.Colo., 144 F.Supp. 381, 384. It may be actual, direct, or positive, as where physical force is used to compel act against one s will, or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • coercion — co·er·cion /kō ər zhən, shən/ n: the use of express or implied threats of violence or reprisal (as discharge from employment) or other intimidating behavior that puts a person in immediate fear of the consequences in order to compel that person… …   Law dictionary

  • Criminal Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 1945 — Parliament of Northern Ireland Long title An Act to amend the law with respect to the administration of criminal justice and for certain purposes connected therewith. Statute book chapter …   Wikipedia

  • Coercion — For other uses, see Coercion (disambiguation). Coercion (pronounced /koʊˈɜrʃən/) is the practice of forcing another party to behave in an involuntary manner (whether through action or inaction) by use of threats or intimidation or some other …   Wikipedia

  • criminal law — the laws of a state or country dealing with criminal offenses and their punishments. [1580 90] * * * Body of law that defines criminal offenses, regulates the apprehension, charging, and trial of suspected offenders, and fixes punishment for… …   Universalium

  • Criminal justice — For the BBC TV Series, see Criminal Justice (TV series). United States criminal justice system flowchart. Criminal Justice is the system of practices and institutions of governments directed at upholding social control, deterring and mitigating… …   Wikipedia

  • Criminal Justice Act 1925 — The Criminal Justice Act 1925 (15 16 Geo.5 c.86) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Most of it has been repealed. Section 36 of the Act makes it an offence to make a false statement to obtain a passport. The maximum sentence is… …   Wikipedia

  • coercion — Compulsion by the application of physical or mental force or persuasion. A word descriptive of the result of an act rather than a designation of an act. NLRB v Grower Shipper Vegetable Asso. (CA9) 122 F2d 368. A form of abuse of process. 1 Am J2d …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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