liability

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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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Even until now, supposed the criminal liability is satisfied.
This conclusion has been subject to sharp criticism from many scholars who claim, inter alia, that the lessening of criminal liability in the case of killing an unfaithful spouse stems from misunderstanding the rationale behind the provocation defense.
The only problem with this definition of corporate criminal liability is that it violates all three of the necessary conditions for criminal responsibility.
The threat of going out of business may be an inferior deterrent in those firms for which entity-level criminal liability is important from a deterrence perspective.
The Professional Firm Misconduct Game: Criminal Liability
Robredo is against lowering the age of criminal liability because she believes children below 15 years old are not matured yet to discern right from wrong.
Alampay said the move to lower the criminal liability age to 12 years old would make 'thousands of children' vulnerable to all the implementation failures in the country's social welfare system, particularly noting the lack of child-caring reform centers or 'Bahay Pag-asa.'
The leader said that the current Juvenile Justice Welfare Act of 2006 (RA 9344), which exempts children 15 years old and below from criminal liability, is not enough to curb crime and on the other hand and "has created a new generation of criminals".
Senator Paolo Benigno "Bam" Aquino yesterday said the House of Representatives' measure that lowers the age of criminal liability to nine would be rejected by the Senate.
The criminal liability of companies and their representatives in Egypt seems to cause confusion as to who is responsible for criminal actions.
These persons were brought to the criminal liability, he noted.
This includes if there is no criminal liability or when enforcement action is "inappropriate" or would be "disproportionate for the offence".
(7) While the case concerns civil rather than criminal liability, the fate of corporate liability under the Alien Tort Statute, (8) and how such liability is framed by egregious human rights violations, hangs in the balance, unless the Supreme Court simply invokes the presumption against extraterritorial application of U.S.