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Until 1922, under the common law “doctrine of coercion” a woman in the UK who committed a crime in her husband’s presence was presumed to have been coerced by him so was not guilty.

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Until 1922, under the common law “doctrine of coercion” a woman in the UK who committed a crime in her husband’s presence was presumed to have been coerced by him so was not guilty.

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