Extortion, in common law, an act of a public official who uses his or her position to obtain money or property illegally. Many states define the crime more broadly to include blackmail and similar acts committed by anyone.
Riots may garner attention for people who feel frustrated and oppressed, but are they really effective? Here, we'll examine how riots work.
Negotiating is something we do every day, whether we realize it or not. Things like deciding whose turn it is to take out the garbage, buying a used car, or asking your boss for a raise involve negotiation. What are the steps involved in negotiating and how can we become better negotiators? Take our quiz to find out.