If, and ONLY IF, you are a member of a protected status (grounds) group -- there are 7 in the U. and 11 in Canada -- (e.g., gender, race, religion, ethnicity, etc.), and you have been mistreated by a person who is NOT a member of a protected group, you might be able to claim that you were harassed.
In some cases, a confession will explain away inconsistencies in evidence, contradictory witness testimony, and later recanted versions of the confession. A satisfied police interrogator will congratulate himself for solving the case, when in fact, he may have ruined an innocent man’s life, allowed a real criminal to continue committing crimes, and cost the government a lot of money for a wrong prosecution. When investigators began bringing in suspects for the Lindbergh kidnapping, Historically, confessions were a simple matter of applying the so-called third degree.
It is mistreatment severe enough to compromise a targeted worker's health, jeopardize her or his job and career, and strain relationships with friends and family. Perhaps, you didn't think of calling it bullying because that's what happens to kids in school, not to adults. Workplace Bullying is experienced by more than one third of the U. Top Bullying certainly looks and feels like harassment.
It is a laser-focused, systematic campaign of interpersonal destruction. It is driven by the bully's personal agenda and actually prevents work from getting done. Before long, the bully easily and swiftly recruits others to gang up on the target, which increases the sense of isolation. It is harassing, as commonly understood (defined as systematic, annoying, and continued actions which include threats and demands; creating a hostile situation by uninvited and unwelcome verbal or physical conduct). Often, workplace harassment connotes sexual misconduct and a hostile work environment.
When questioned about a crime, it is a pretty good assumption that the criminally-inclined will always lie: “I didn’t do it”.
The irony is that good guys — people who are actually innocent — will tell investigators the exactly the same story – “I didn’t do it”. And, if you apply pressure techniques, how do you keep the innocent ones from breaking down and implicating themselves by a false admission?