Coercion legal definition of Coercion
COERCION, criminal law, contracts. Constraint; compulsion; force. 2. It is positive or presumed. 1. Positive or direct coercion takes place when a man is by physical force compelled to do an act contrary to his will; for example, when a man falls into the hands of the enemies of his country, and they compel him, by a just fear of death, to fight against it.
DA: 41 PA: 50 MOZ Rank: 75