act free from duress

діяти не за примусом

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  • duress — du·ress /du̇ res, dyu̇ / n [Anglo French duresce, literally, hardness, harshness, from Old French, from Latin duritia, from durus hard]: wrongful and usu. unlawful compulsion (as threats of physical violence) that induces a person to act against… …   Law dictionary

  • duress — Any unlawful threat or coercion used by a person to induce another to act (or to refrain from acting) in a manner he or she otherwise would not (or would). Subjecting person to improper pressure which overcomes his will and coerces him to comply… …   Black's law dictionary

  • duress — Any unlawful threat or coercion used by a person to induce another to act (or to refrain from acting) in a manner he or she otherwise would not (or would). Subjecting person to improper pressure which overcomes his will and coerces him to comply… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Duress — The act of using force, false imprisonment, coercion, threats or psychological pressure to compel someone to act contrary to his or her wishes or interests. Duress is also used as a form of defense to a crime by a defendant who is compelled or… …   Investment dictionary

  • duress — Any wrongful act of one person that compels a manifestation of apparent assent by another to a transaction without his volition. Compulsion or restraint by which a person is illegally forced to do, or forbear from doing, some act. 25 Am J2d Dur § …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Offences against the Person Act 1861 — The Offences against the Person Act 1861[1] Parliament of the United Kingdom Long title An Act to consolidate and amend the Statute Law of England and Ir …   Wikipedia

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  • Fear (From a Moral Standpoint) —     Fear     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Fear     (CONSIDERED FROM A MORAL STANDPOINT.)     Fear is an unsettlement of soul consequent upon the apprehension of some present or future danger. It is here viewed from the moral standpoint, that is, in… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • voluntary — Unconstrained by interference; unimpelled by another s influence; spontaneous; acting of oneself. Coker v. State, 199 Ga. 20, 33 S.E.2d 171, 174. Done by design or intention. Proceeding from the free and unrestrained will of the person. Produced… …   Black's law dictionary

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