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one guilty of malfeasance

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z] the relation between weather and sickness absenteeism more clearly reflects malfeasant shirking behavior.
The President, with the policymaking power he or she has under the weak tenure-protection provision, can have the first-tier officers remove second-tier officers who are inefficient, malfeasant, or neglecting their duties and thus sufficiently oversee the second-tier officers' actions.
There is nothing that prevents any discontent or malfeasant to gather his own small group of so-called liberators and stir up a racket in an otherwise prosperous region.
Manolopoulos, an emerging markets hedge fund manager, goes so far as to suggest that perhaps the debts of this era, in Greece and other nations around the EU, may in fact be odious debts, incurred by corrupt and malfeasant political elites, with no benefit to citizens, that should be dishonored rather than shouldered by marginalized citizens.
Further evidence of the distance between a bailee's liability for harm inflicted by his workforce and the general incidence of vicarious liability in tort lies in the question whether a claimant must show an independent tort by the malfeasant employee.
It is easy enough to lay the blame on malfeasant scientists and publicity hounds, but when ordinary scientists pursue news stories instead of properly specified models, things can go awry quickly.
Furthermore, I believe that the speaker's concern about the authenticity of his name has much to do with the malfeasant practice of effacing the presence of "blackness" in paradise through the superimposition of Spanish nomenclature, as does the search for his African roots.
practices serve as a means for ordinary people to fight malfeasant entities and their lobbyists seeking business-friendly tort reform.
And I hold the managements of the new restaurants, which are sprouting all over the city like malfeasant mushrooms, responsible for this.
The question then becomes how do we empower data analysis for good purposes while providing oversight mechanisms for deterring malfeasant uses?
As Mark Drumbl asserts, "If in the process of attributing guilt it pulls our gaze away from the many other actors involved in the tapestry of atrocity--including malfeasant, complicit, or distracted states and their officials, along with decisionmakers in international organizations--then it will do little to root out atrocity's multicausal origins .
The Dark Side is a compelling and masterly examination of seven years of malfeasant governance and is also a calm, rational, well-documented book for the public record.
An overall decrease in the trust placed in medical elites, for example, and media coverage that highlights malfeasant doctors have created an atmosphere in which malpractice litigation is increasingly attractive.
This cinematic icon remains the benchmark of malfeasant masculinity both on screen and off.