Retorsion – this legal term applies in the Criminal Law in some legal systems. There it usually details the act of reciprocal harm or injury, done by the victim to the offender. For example, if somebody hits you and you hit them back – this is a retorsion. Basically retorsion is the answer with force of wrongful actions done against you. In some legal systems the done retorsion is a base for releasing the offender of criminal liability for particular small crimes.

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