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fuzzy definition of undue influence, which is the most common basis for
This, however, is only the starting point for gift officers dealing with issues of capacity: "While a donor might technically meet the definition of legal capacity, a well-intentioned but misguided or over-eager development officer could still overstep the acceptable boundaries and apply undue influence or take advantage of a vulnerable donor," according to Navratil and Dean.
The emergence of undue influence statutes are consistent with age-based stereotypes of older adults as being gullible, cognitively impaired, and less able to make good choices about the use of their resources.
Under Oregon law, it is illegal to use undue influence, defined to include the loss of employment, to induce a contribution to a political committee.
1967)) that a taxpayer could not avoid the tax consequences of a contract except in cases of fraud, duress, or undue influence.
To prove undue influence, one must demonstrate that the beneficiary had a confidential relationship with the decedent and actively procured the will or trust.
On appeal, the partnership argued that the parties had agreed to be bound by the first appraisal and also that Chapman had secured the second appraisal by fraud and undue influence.
They are alarmed by what they see as undue influence by the chemical industry on the development of the testing process, a claim rebutted by the EPA, which retorts that the process has been open and transparent.
They questioned potential conflicts of interest and whether High Desert wields undue influence.
Commons Leader Jack Straw warned yesterday of the danger of capping donations to political parties - saying it could lead to undue influence being wielded by single-issue pressure groups.
Hansen emphasized that special interests are "a roadblock wielding undue influence over policymakers.
If anything, the Religious Right has undue influence over the White House, Congress and, increasingly, the federal courts.