liability

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  • noun

Synonyms for liability

Synonyms for liability

a condition of owing something to another

the condition of being laid open to something undesirable or injurious

something, such as money, owed by one person to another

Synonyms for liability

the state of being legally obliged and responsible

the quality of being something that holds you back

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If any entity--human or robot--intentionally engages in actions that are prohibited by law, then criminal liability may be imposed.
A child NINE (9) years of age or under at the time of the commission of the offense shall be exempt from criminal liability.
For example, Hallevy misrepresents medical diagnostic robots by portraying them as commonplace and possessing the awareness required for criminal liability.
breaking the law, strict criminal liability statutes mistakenly use a
Irwin Schwartz, Toward Improving the Law and Policy of Corporate Criminal Liability and Sanctions, 51 Am.
This analysis highlights the privileged status of "The Law" and its role in constraining proposals to expand criminal liability to the boardroom.
1) Corporate liability may be civil, criminal, or administrative provided that the sanctions are effective, proportionate, dissuasive, and it may be established without prejudice the criminal liability of a natural person.
It is not the function of the board of the TSB to assign fault or determine civil or criminal liability.
UNDER FIRE Attorney-general Petros Clerides yesterday defended his decision not to prosecute seven civil aviation officers in the Helios trial, charged in one report into the crash with criminal liability for dereliction of duty, saying that it was not his job to make "scapegoats" of civil servants.
Judge Hironori Sato said the defendant ''showed a lack of intention to pay taxes and bears grave criminal liability indeed.
They added it would then be up to a jury to decide whether there was criminal liability on the 55-year-old's part in the fatal crash.
It won't apportion blame or assign criminal liability, but will issue a report later this year.
Because vicarious criminal liability is utterly inconsistent with the ethical values that lie at the heart of Anglo-American criminal law, this was a serious mistake.
The Threshold B* Under the Existing Criminal Liability Regime