Sentence Examples


  • Charles thereupon declared his abdication to have been made under duress and therefore null and void.
  • This is not (as in private law) rendered voidable by duress; e.g.
  • Duress to the individual negotiator would, however, vitiate the effect of his signature.
  • A party, therefore, who could not offer the other party substantial restitutio in integrum could not avoid a contract procured by duress.
  • Audition: the act of putting oneself under extreme duress to satisfy the sadistic intentions of someone who has already made up his mind.

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