- Conduct additional research as you find necessary.
Defense of duress is the excuse of being forced to commit a crime.
Initial Post Instructions
Identify elements of duress. Detail the problem with the defense of duress. Is it appropriate to excuse criminal behavior because of duress? Describe why or why not. Provide an example when the defense of duress is justified and an example when it is not justified.
- In addition to one initial post, respond to at least two peers.
- Initial Post Length: minimum of 250 words
- Secondary Post Length: minimum of 200 words per post
- Using APA format, incorporate appropriate in-text citation(s) referring to the academic concept with corresponding references page for the initial post.