culpability


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Synonyms for culpability

responsibility for an error or crime

Synonyms for culpability

a state of guilt

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Hungary says no to the principle of collective culpability not only in politics and history, but also in sports, he stressed.
2) Although these cases have been read to permit execution of nonculpable killers, the holdings of both decisions impose a high level of culpability for execution of accomplices in felony murder, on the ground that death should be reserved for the most culpable offenders.
34) Because it is blameworthy to act with the expectation that one's actions will inflict harm on others--even if it is not one's purpose to do so--I believe that subjectively expected loss is the optimal loss-based metric for grading defendants by culpability.
Joanne Kidd presented the prosecution's case which categorised Poundworld's level of culpability as high.
Yesterday a barrister for the Director of Public Prosecutions told the Court of Appeal the sentence did not reflect the gravity of Kelly's culpability and the harm he had caused.
No doubt that many will hold back to see how the DOJ and SEC implement the directives of the Yates Memo where there is disagreement between the self-reporting company and prosecutors as to whom in the company has culpability and how high up that culpability goes.
On September 9, 2015, Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates distributed Department of Justice (DOJ) guidance articulating new standards to assess employee, officer or director culpability for corporate wrongdoing.
On the other hand, his letters, his diary and even his fiction reveal an unreasonable and anxious phobia towards people, a permanent fear that these could reject him, condemning him to solitude due to what he considers to be his physical and spiritual ugliness, a devastating ontological culpability, originating also in a troublesome relationship with his father.
The second factor was the level to which the culpability of the defendant had been established (fully vs.
The new legislation includes a rationale for imposing fines based on three main factors - culpability, harm and size of the responsible organisation - ensuring a level playing field for all.
Canadian judges do not enjoy this discretion, even where the conduct of investigators raises questions about the offender's culpability.
The aforesaid four players ( Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila, Ankeet Chavan and Amit Singh) of IPL team, Rajasthan Royals, having been found guilty by the BCCI of violation of the BCCI Anti- Corruption Code for Participants, it would be incumbent on the BCCI to initiate proceedings to ascertain the culpability of the concerned franchisee in this matter under the Operational Rules and to award such sanctions as may be deemed appropriate.
These are fairly common reactions that should be constructively channelled and worked through, if necessary with the help of appropriate counselling, while professional review and regulatory mechanisms ensure that any professional or healthcare system culpability is identified and dealt with.
Hugh Davies, counsel to the inquest, said it could extend to include "the possible culpability of the Russian state", as well as "the possible culpability of the British state in the death of Alexander Litvinenko either in carrying out by itself or its agents the poisoning; or failing to take reasonable steps to protect Mr Litvinenko.
The MPC movement sought to increase the role of culpability as a prerequisite for liability by presumptively requiring proof of mens tea for every element of criminal offenses--a policy that rejected longstanding use of strict liability for significant offense elements.