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Vas Liz Donating Member (82 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-04-04 05:27 PM
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12. So "duress" would actually be the name of the crime?
I suppose I'm trying to find a single word for what the crime would be called. i.e. you get charged with "trespassing" if you are on someones property when you are told not to. So with this you would be charged with "duress"?
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  -Forcing someone to sign - what's it called? Vas Liz  Mar-04-04 05:14 PM   #0 
  - Coercion? Just a guess. n/t  leyton   Mar-04-04 05:14 PM   #1 
  - Duress? n/t  ewagner   Mar-04-04 05:14 PM   #2 
  - Signed under duress?  Whitacre D_WI   Mar-04-04 05:14 PM   #3 
  - duress?  Rowdyboy   Mar-04-04 05:14 PM   #4 
  - Damn, we're good!  Rowdyboy   Mar-04-04 05:15 PM   #5 
  - Marriage?  HypnoToad   Mar-04-04 05:15 PM   #6 
  - Ouch!  Whitacre D_WI   Mar-04-04 05:27 PM   #11 
  - Fraud, bribery, extortion, coercion... depends on HOW they were forced  radwriter0555   Mar-04-04 05:15 PM   #7 
  - Forced via threat  Vas Liz   Mar-04-04 05:28 PM   #13 
     - Forced via threat = extortion  Hardhead   Mar-04-04 05:55 PM   #21 
  - It's called a mortgage.  Blue-Jay   Mar-04-04 05:15 PM   #8 
  - Welcome To The DU, Vas Liz!  Limbought   Mar-04-04 05:18 PM   #9 
  - Coercion or duress  Art_from_Ark   Mar-04-04 05:23 PM   #10 
  - So "duress" would actually be the name of the crime?  Vas Liz   Mar-04-04 05:27 PM   #12 
     - Why are you asking,  liberalhistorian   Mar-04-04 05:32 PM   #14 
     - Well  Vas Liz   Mar-04-04 05:36 PM   #18 
     - I don't know if it's a criminal offense  eyesroll   Mar-04-04 05:32 PM   #15 
     - Hmmm  Vas Liz   Mar-04-04 05:34 PM   #16 
     - Sorry for the ambiguity  Art_from_Ark   Mar-04-04 05:54 PM   #20 
  - Walking a picket line  TrogL   Mar-04-04 05:36 PM   #17 
  - The crime is the type of coercion.  denverbill   Mar-04-04 05:41 PM   #19 

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