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|French to English translations [PRO]|
Bus/Financial - Law (general) / law
|French term or phrase: délit manqué de contrainte.|
|le fait pour un avocat de signer des réquisitions de poursuite en vue de faire adresser des commandement de payer une somme de X francs chacun, á de simples témoins, qui ne sont en aucune façon ses parties adverses, ceci avant que ces témoins aient déposé en justice et en invoquant comme cause de l'obligations "atteinte á l'honneur, dommages et intérêts", est constituitif de contrainte ou de délit manqué de contrainte. |
I must admit I'm rather confused by this statement addressed to the "bâtonnier" of a swiss court in a judgement of the criminal court of cassation in Switzerland, from Article 181 of the Criminal Code of that country. Did he pay the witnesses to appear, or put that sum on their heads to locate them to appear as witnesses? Thanks in advance for your help,
|attempted duress with subornation of perjury|
First alternative: paid them to appear and so influence their testimony.
Attempted subornation of perjury by an attorney is a criminal act involving ...Attempted subornation of perjury is defined in RCW 9.72.110 as follows: ...
qualifier leur comportement de délit manqué de contrainte (art. 22 al. 1. et 181 CPS). c) Ce footballeur est tellement impressionné par ces attaques, ...
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|délit manqué de contrainte. |
'...harassment or attempted harassment'
not sure exactly what legal terminology we use but I think this is the sense: the lawyer trying to bully the witnesses into coughing up with no valid legal basis for doing so
'oppressive conduct' might be an alternative
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