Coercion: Legal Definition & Example


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An example of an action that MAY be considered physical coercion is _____.

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1. An example of an action that MAY be considered psychological coercion is _____.

2. Choose the best example of coercion from the following:

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About This Quiz and Worksheet

For this quiz and worksheet combo, you are reviewing the concept of coercion and its definition in the legal field. Questions focus on examples of acts that might be considered physical coercion, and the best example of coercion.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

The questions of the quiz will test your understanding of the topics mentioned below:

  • Actions that might be considered psychological coercion
  • Choosing the best example of coercion from a list
  • A legal definition of coercion
  • Coercion laws and their characteristics

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about psychological coercion
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can give a proper legal definition of coercion
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about physical coercion

Additional Learning

To learn more, check out the lesson titled Coercion: Legal Definition & Example. There, you can dig into the additional material listed below:

  • Potential punishment for coercion
  • Felonies vs. misdemeanors
  • The act of coercion