intimidation


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intimidation

the tort of using unlawful pressure. It is settled that it is a tort in a three-party situation, that is, where A threatens B that if he does not do something to C, A will do something unlawful to B. Thus, any court action is by C, who is injured against A who used B to injure him. There is controversy as to whether it covers the situation between two parties in a contractual relationship.
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The consultation on the offence of intimidation, and the change in the requirement on addresses, were both recommendations from the Committee on Standards in Public Life in its report published in December 2017, which had been commissioned by the Prime Minister.
She alleged that Mr Kajwang' used "sexist tactics, violence, intimidation and coercion" to secure the seat.
The report found that women, ethnic minorities and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender political candidates are disproportionately likely to be the targets of intimidation.
Part I provides an introduction to the series on the current state of witness intimidation.
Iwan Bee, of Lon Nant, Caernarfon, received an eight months suspended sentence for witness intimidation.
Judge Fowler said: "Your life is littered with victims who have suffered violence and intimidation at your hands.
He also placed responsibility upon the international community and the United Nations for the Israeli intimidation of Lebanese residents.
BEIRUT: President Michel Sleiman Thursday slammed Israeli threats to target civilians in Lebanon, saying such intimidation violates international resolutions.
In this study, the authors examined two seemingly divergent IM tactics: intimidation and exemplification.
I was asked to document any instances of political violence and intimidation, vote buying and various illegal practices as well as the general voting process.
Describing it as an intimidation of Income Tax officers performing their duty as per law, Vora says in his complaint that there is clear legal case against Gadkari under Sections 189, 503, 506 (part II) and other relevant provisions of the Indian Penal Code for threat of injury to public servant, criminal intimidation and therefore punishment with imprisonment.
STRIKING food factory workers claim they face intimidation, violence, severe questioning about loo breaks and a pay rise of just 20p.