criminal negligence

(redirected from Criminally negligent)
Also found in: Dictionary, Legal.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

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)

References in periodicals archive ?
"Its breach may support a conviction for criminally negligent homicide.
Sinclair is charged with four counts of second-degree manslaughter, four counts of criminally negligent homicide, seven counts of reckless endangering and a single count of reckless burning.
Earlier this year, Harco Construction was convicted of Manslaughter in the Second Degree, Criminally Negligent Homicide, and Reckless Endangerment for the company's role in failing to heed and address unsafe work conditions at the site, contributing to the collapse of the excavation pit and death of Carlos Moncayo.
However, in April 2015, Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Danny Chun reduced Liang's charge to criminally negligent homicide and sentenced him to five years of probation and 800 hours of community service.
However, the judge reduced his conviction to a lesser felony of criminally negligent homicide.
The natural beauty of our country is under attack by the criminally negligent handling of our trash.
Forty-five company officials, including the chief executive, face charges ranging from "killing with probable intent" to "criminally negligent manslaughter".
A criminally negligent dump truck driver caused an auto accident in which Lisa Emahiser was killed and her son was injured.
Liberalization increased large-scale mining operations from 17 to 46 over 20 years, and promoted a criminally negligent regime causing an average annual significant mine spill or full-blown mine disaster.
And was the Christofias government which refused to seek assistance, when Cyprus was excluded from the market in May 2011, but allowed the situation to deteriorate not criminally negligent? Perhaps we should also blame all the political parties which were collectively responsible for the huge public sector pay-roll that contributed to the bankruptcy of the state.
"The reduced charge to which she pleaded guilty means the baby's death was unintentional but criminally negligent in terms of the law."
There was less than five minutes on the clock when Willem Alberts ran off a line-out to barge the Boks ahead while Ruaridh Jackson was criminally negligent as he popped a misplaced pass into the grasp of Willie Le Roux, allowing the full-back to dart in the for the try from halfway.
However (but without knowing all the facts such as are possessed by the CPS), there is a big difference between someone being criminally negligent and being negligent as such.
In many cases they're criminally negligent and if the nurses and doctors responsible for these deaths were prosecuted then perhaps they'd take more care.
On the right, the Jewish-inflected discourse concerning Occupy Wall Street is mainly the ludicrous chargepointedly denied by the Anti-Defamation Leaguethat the movement is anti-Semitic or, at the least, criminally negligent in not denouncing the two or three anti-Semitic posters that may appear on any given day.