criminal negligence

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Synonyms for criminal negligence

(law) recklessly acting without reasonable caution and putting another person at risk of injury or death (or failing to do something with the same consequences)

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Gleich had been charged with manslaughter, but pleaded guilty to a less serious charge of criminally negligent homicide.
Russel and Brandi Bellew each pleaded guilty on Tuesday in Lane County Circuit Court to charges of criminally negligent homicide, as part of an agreement with prosecutors.
Police may recommend that Railtrack bosses be charged with corporate manslaughter if there is evidence individuals in charge of public safety were criminally negligent.
Police charged Jason Manske, 31, with one count of felony hit-and-run and one count of criminally negligent homicide.
The mother of one reluctantly pleaded guilty to a lesser offence of criminally negligent homicide and received five years probation.
Patrick Joseph Compton, 22, also had his driving privileges revoked for life after pleading guilty to criminally negligent homicide as well as driving under the influence of alcohol in the death of Craig Macfie of Scotland.
Ms Lamberson is charged with manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, assault and reckless endangerment.
James Robert Gleich was booked into the Lane County Jail on charges of first-degree manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide and recklessly endangering another person.
Ms Lamberson, originally from Derry, has been charged with manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, assault and reckless endangerment.
Last year, another Followers couple was convicted of criminally negligent homicide in the 2008 death of their teenage son; they were sentenced to 16 months in prison.
It becomes increasingly obvious that those entrusted with looking after it were at best incompetent - and at worst criminally negligent.
Citing the wishes of the victim's family, a judge imposed a sentence of three years' probation Thursday for a Lowell woman who pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide for killing 63-year-old Larry Richard Daniels in a head-on crash on Aug.
But the surgeon who carried out the post-mortem said last night Karen died because British doctors were criminally negligent.
In a plea bargain that was both unexpected and unusual, Lane County prosecutors dropped the murder charge filed in March 2014 against Gerald Strebendt and instead allowed him to enter a guilty plea to a far less serious count of criminally negligent homicide with a firearm.
The family members will be paid a settlement by the hotel's owner and operator in addition to the previous settlement paid by the company whose electricians were charged with criminally negligent homicide.