foreseeability


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foreseeability

(fɔːˌsiːəˈbɪlətɪ)
n
the ability to foresee
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Latin terminology, foreseeability and lawfulness, while doubtless of legal significance, have little to do with where medicine meets the law, as opposed to the law meeting medicine.
Foreseeability is one important factor in construing its existence, notwithstanding the absence of the traditional doctor-patient relationship.
165) The Ninth Circuit noted that the Supreme Court rejected the assertion that the term "direct" contains any unexpressed requirement of substantiality or foreseeability.
Additionally, another case involving foreseeability will be explored.
Cybercrime, Crime Mapping, and Foreseeability Analysis of Crime Events and Human Trafficking
Instead criminal attribution rests on the more elastic concept of foreseeability.
In these instances, manufacturers of defective products may be held "strictly liable" for injury caused by those products, regardless of privity, foreseeability or reasonable care.
Though he was disappointed in the loss, he said he was pleased that the ruling was narrow and believes that the state will not be able to claim a lack of foreseeability in the future.
47) Therefore, the foreseeability rule under the SGA relies mainly on the knowledge of parties at the time of formation of contract; the SGA has therefore adopted an objective approach toward this matter
The criteria to determine the severity of the sentence as per the new policy also include the degree of culpability exhibited by the accused, the extent of the accused's deviation from the norm of reasonable conduct, the foreseeability of the consequences and the actual consequence of the accused's negligence.
I may be displaying my ignorance of criminal law here, but is the whole issue of foreseeability not one of fact, as much as one of pure law - one on which an average juror should be capable of making an assessment?
The principle of foreseeability affords a measure of protection against arbitrary interference by public authorities.