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The report alleges that the workers were likely to have been forced or coerced, but it did not offer proof confirming the work terms and conditions.Apple is lobbying against a bill aimed at stopping forced labor in China|Reed Albergotti|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
A Northern Virginia attorney was arrested in Miami on Thursday and accused of coercing underage girls into sexual activity.Matthew Erasquin, Arlington lawyer, accused of paying underage girls for sex|Rachel Weiner|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Monticello and Mount Vernon flourished only because of the coerced labor of people who had been forcibly recast as Jupiter, Caesar, Hercules and Cupid.Noble virtues, bad history: How Greece and Rome influenced America’s founders|Charles King|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
Uber is facing a class-action lawsuit over Proposition 22 that alleges the company is illegally coercing its drivers to support the ballot measure that seeks to keep workers classified as independent contractors.Uber drivers sue company alleging coercive Prop 22 advertising|Megan Rose Dickey|October 22, 2020|TechCrunch
During the call, she claimed that she was coerced into pleading guilty to two other drunken driving charges after being released from a hospital and that her discipline case in 2013 had no merit.Maine Hires Lawyers With Criminal Records to Defend Its Poorest Residents|by Samantha Hogan, The Maine Monitor, with data analysis by Agnel Philip|October 6, 2020|ProPublica
Once people with ID are arrested, they are particularly susceptible to making coerced and often false confessions.How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No doubt, there are wrongful convictions that result from misidentification and coerced confessions.
The police eventually obtained two written confessions that the brothers would describe as coerced.How the North Carolina GOP Made a Wrongfully Convicted Man a Death Row Scapegoat|Michael Daly|September 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then she allegedly coerced a female employee into having sex with her.Yahoo’s Accused Sexual Harasser Asked Women to Wear More Skirts at Work|Olivia Nuzzi|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her mother, from the United States, had been coerced by friends into organizing the operation.
A meeting of the canons who had fled from Lige, and their brethren who had been coerced into voting, was held at Namur.Belgium|George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond
"A machine cannot be coerced," the robot-confessor told him.The Status Civilization|Robert Sheckley
So Forbes had coerced and terrified soldiers of his who were far superior to him in bulk and brawn.
Alice went into her arms, eager to be coerced and decided for: "And you really think it is my duty to go?"
Specs coerced Felix into the hall and warned him to go home and behave himself like a good dog.The Boy Scouts of Lakeville High|Leslie W. Quirk