criminal negligence

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Noun1.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)
negligence, nonperformance, carelessness, neglect - failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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During the survey, the correspondent approached notables of the city who flayed the authorities concerned for their criminal negligence which, they said, had given rise to the number of stray dogs in residential areas.
Rawalpindi -- Due to the alleged criminal negligence and traditional lethargy of district police the victims are denies justice.
Since correlation between vaccine (Dengvaxia) and deaths have been established prima facie, respondents Aquino III, Abad, Garin and the other respondents should stand trial for criminal negligence,' Atty.
MIRPURKHAS -- The sale of the plastic made flour is being continued by the traders in Mirpurkhas due to criminal negligence of the federal and provincial government.
Not only the culprit but also those who have shown criminal negligence in nipping the evil in the bud should be punished.
Khowaja, drawing his attention to the role of police in connection with the killings of citizens due to criminal negligence of institutions.
Summary: New Delhi [India], December 8 (ANI): The Delhi government on Friday cancelled the licence of Max Hospital Shalimar Bagh after the hospital was found guilty of criminal negligence in declaring a new-born baby dead.
Her behavior absolutely met the test for criminal negligence.
FORMER Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra declared her innocence and asked for "kindness" from a court during her final statement in a criminal negligence trial that could land her in prison for 10 years if she is convicted.
A CANADIAN man has been cleared of criminal negligence causing death after his African rock python escaped its enclosure and killed two young New Brunswick boys three years ago.
In traffic cases, New York's highest court has redefined criminal negligence to require morally blameworthy conduct, rather than maintaining the emphasis of the Model Penal Code (MPC) on the misperception of risk.
The owner was found guilty of criminal negligence causing death, criminal negligence causing bodily harm, and four counts of criminal mischief.