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Synonyms for extortion

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an exorbitant charge

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unjust exaction (as by the misuse of authority)

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the felonious act of extorting money (as by threats of violence)

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objective conduct and circumstance elements of offense definitions, but
Therefore, "Offense Y is called the greater offense because it contains all of the elements of offense X along with one or more additional elements.
Both theoretical and practical aspects of criminal law are explored, and procedures are demonstrated with real-world examples explaining every aspect of a criminal case, from the elements of offenses to procedural steps, the trial, and appeals.
The CAAF provided additional guidance when comparing the elements of offenses whose statutory language is similar, but not identical.
Legislatures may leave unclear the extent of culpability requirements, but they do define the elements of offenses, and the result and circumstance elements to which strict liability attaches mostly have a plausible connection to the nature of the culpable conduct and the risks that such conduct might create.