Intelligence Law Glossary - Involuntary Servitude


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Involuntary Servitude

Statutory Law

22 U.S.C. § 7102(5) (2010) (Title 22: Foreign Relations and Intercourse—Chapter 78:  Trafficking Victims Protection)

In this division:
   (5) Involuntary servitude. The term "involuntary servitude" includes a condition of servitude induced by means of—
      (A) any scheme, plan, or pattern intended to cause a person to believe that, if the person did not enter into or continue in such condition, that person or another person would suffer serious harm or physical restraint; or
      (B) the abuse or threatened abuse of the legal process.